Policy, Prices, and Managing Risk in the New Global Construction Landscape
This webinar will feature Howard Schweitzer and Alex Mosson discussing recent trends in policy, labor, prices, and contracts in US and international construction.
Howard Schweitzer is CEO of Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies and served in high-level political and executive appointments in the Bush, Clinton, and Obama administrations, including a pivotal role in the federal government’s financial crisis response as Chief Operating Officer of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Howard counsels clients regarding a variety of regulatory and policy issues before the U.S. government and represents clients before U.S. Executive Branch agencies and Congress.
Alex Mosson is a construction and engineering law specialist with Keystone Law. He has been involved in the UK and international construction and engineering projects for over 25 years, having spent a decade in the construction industry working as a civil engineer and project manager, prior to becoming a lawyer.
They will talk about matters that impact the US construction market such as tariffs, labor shortages, material cost inflation, and material logistics. The speakers will discuss managing current and future risk, and provide practical advice on what can be done. The speakers will also discuss UK/EU/Asia and Middle East experience and provide valuable insights on price escalation clauses, extensions of time, force majeure, local content requirements, customs and excise duty exemption risk, and sharing the risk of a construction project.