Risk Management Seminar is This Week!
This is your last chance
this year to learn more about risk management from the folks at Crow
Friedman and XL Insurance
get four (4) PDHs. The topics include:
Post-Project Reviews: Can You Afford
Not To Do Them?
VanArsdall, Senior Vice President, XL Insurance Post-project
reviews are standard procedure in many sectors of our economy as a way
of improving product and service performance, yet few A/E firms ever do
them. This presentation shows why such reviews are necessary, how they
can be done, and some of the positive outcomes that can be achieved.
Opportunities From Your Court Experience
presented by Nick Lopuszynski, Claims Manager, XL Insurance.
Participation in the claim or litigation process can drive effective
risk management. What information is necessary? How do we organize, use
and present information? This presentation will address the use of
information obtained during the claim and litigation process.
Interpretation - What the Judge is Thinking When Deciding a Contract
presented by David Garst (Nashville & Memphis) and Loy
Waldrop (Knoxville), Lewis King Kreig Waldrop
Important rules of interpretation shape and control the enforcement of
contracts. This advanced presentation will help you create clear and
enforceable contracts that can reduce the likelihood of disputes and
withstand the scrutiny of the courtroom.
the city below for more information and to register.
To register by mail, click
Architects’ and Engineers’ Board
In July, you received a notice from the Board about the new provision in
the Rules of Professional Conduct giving the AE Board the authority to
enforce the provisions of the Qualifications-Based Selection law
relating to providing a price when requested by local government for
public works projects. This rule went into effect in March 2013.
here to review that memo from the
At the AE Board meeting in August, TSPE learned
that an architect filed a complaint against another architect for
submitting a price in response to a request from local government.
The complaint was approved for a formal hearing, which means it is a
serious matter. I encourage you to review the
Rules of Professional Conduct, specifically
0120-02-.02 (6) on the second page.
TSPE members may email
Candy Toler for a “generic” letter to
use to notify local governments of this prohibition.
John Cothron, Executive Director of the AE Board,
and Board Member Hal Balthrop discussed this issue at length during a
session at the Annual Meeting in September. If you have questions
about “gray” areas, submit them to
Annual Meeting Highlights,
2014 MATHCOUNTS Competition series
Don't forget to register!!
deadline December 13, 2013.
Annual Report and Activities