NASBP seminar to address surety bond issues related to federal contracts

The National Association of Surety Bond Producers announced this NASBP seminar in a September 6 e-mail sent to NASBP members.

Payment and Performance Bond Issues Associated with Federal Contracts — Tuesday, September 13 at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Participate in this seminar to hear about important consideration for sureties in federal contracting. Attendees will learn about payment and performance bond issues associated with contracts with the United States federal government. The presentation will address topics such as pay-if-paid provisions, arbitration, requirements for waiving Miller Act claims, conditions for bringing claims, and post-completion liabilities as public owners seek to add new requirements to the scope of construction projects.


Eric Nelson is a partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and practices in the areas of engineering & construction and government contracts. He represents clients on a variety project types, including power and process, infrastructure, health care, manufacturing, and commercial. Mr. Nelson has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout the county and before various federal boards of contract appeals. He also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution procedures and has arbitrated claims ranging from 1 million USD to over 100 million USD, nationally and internationally. In addition to dispute resolution, Mr. Nelson frequently advises clients on front-end project transactions and on federal construction issues, such as the False Claims Act, small business programs, cost and pricing, compliance, and claims.

NASBP Virtual Seminars address topics of immediate relevance to our membership. They are available exclusively to NASBP members, affiliates, and associates.

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