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Cobb to Speak at AGC Georgia Seminar

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Honors & Awards by Blue Blog on the December 4th, 2013

Georgia Lien Law Seminar

by Dorothy Spencer

Georgia construction attorney Mark Cobb has been asked to be a presenter at the construction law seminar, “CONTRACTOR SURVIVAL 101”, sponsored by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Georgia held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Tifton, Georgia.

According to the AGC Georgia’s information brochure, “Construction firms are faced with difficult legal, accounting and insurance issues exacerbated by the shrinking markets and lower profit margins.  AGC Georgia has assembled a team of experts in these fields to share professional experiences and answer your questions.”

The seminar is intended to assist construction professionals with some of the important legal and accounting needs faced by the industry. In addition to a question-and-answer session, the following five topics will be the central focus of this seminar:

  • Common Sense Surety and Financial Risk Management
  • Internal Controls and Best Practices for Contractors
  • Tax Law Updates
  • Georgia Lien Law
  • Sound Practices for Prime Contractors to Implement When Working with Specialty Contractors

Mark Cobb is honored to be a part of this important, educational program and to be leading the discussion on Georgia Lien Law and Sound Practices for Prime Contractors to Implement.  In doing so, Mark will be highlighting several important topics such as:

  • Understanding Legal Rights
  • Georgia’s Statutory Notice Scheme including Notices of Commencement, Notices to Contractors, and Notices to Owners
  • Effectiveness and Forms for Interim and Final Lien Waivers and Releases
  • Affidavits of Nonpayment
  • Private Project Payment Bonds
  • Bonding of Specialty Contractors
  • Detailed Schedule of Values
  • Language in Subcontracts
  • Reports from Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Obtaining Proper Paper Work from Specialty Subcontractors
  • Confirming Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Contractor Survival 101 is open to everyone, and there is a discount for AGC Georgia members.  This educational construction law seminar begins at 10:00 a.m. and will finish at 3:00 p.m. (lunch is included in the registration price).  To learn more about the speakers or topics or to download registration information, please view Upcoming Events on the AGC Georgia website by clicking here – – >

In addition, you may contact the Cobb Law Group directly for additional information.   We look forward to seeing you there.

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