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  • Contains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 07/30/2024 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The presenters of this NASBP Virtual Seminar will examine pay-when-paid clauses and the potential implications to sureties and contractors of the decision in Crosno Construction, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., 47 Cal. App. 5th 940 (2020).

    Pay-when-paid clauses are perennially complex and vexing contract clauses, with the same language often interpreted differently from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, with outcomes frequently hanging on one or two varying words.  The presenters of this NASBP Virtual Seminar will examine pay-when-paid clauses and the potential implications to sureties and contractors of the decision in Crosno Construction, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., 47 Cal. App. 5th 940 (2020).  Presenters Neelam Molnar and Neda Cate of SMTD Law will begin with a summary of the case and its possible impacts on the surety and construction industries and will conclude with a real-life application of the clause in connection with their representation of a surety client.

    This NASBP Virtual Seminar has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 30, 2024

    Neda Cate

    Construction Lawyer

    SMTD Law LLP

    Neda Cate is a construction lawyer with SMTD Law LLP, and has over ten years of experience in construction defect, contract and bid disputes, and representing general contractors and subcontractors in both public and private works of construction.

    Neelam Molnar

    Trial Lawyer

    SMTD Law LLP

    Neelam Molnar is an experienced trial lawyer in real estate and construction litigation with SMTD Law LLP.  She represents sureties and contractors in all manner of litigation needs.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 304 Product(s)

    Registration for the 2024 NASBP Virtual Seminar Annual Subscription is now open and available only for NASBP Members, Affiliates, and Associates. For just $999–that’s almost half of what you would pay if you purchased each of the nearly two dozen 2024 Virtual Seminars individually.

    Registration for the 2024 NASBP Virtual Seminar Annual Subscription is now open and available only for NASBP Members, Affiliates, and Associates. For just $999–that’s almost half of what you would pay if you purchased each of the nearly two dozen 2024 Virtual Seminars individually.

    Multi-Subscription Discount

    NASBP also continues to offer a multi-subscription discount for subscribers from the same organization. This discount is available online for the enrolled member/location(s) of a NASBP Member and for participants from branch location(s) of an Affiliate member. For a Member or Affiliate to be eligible for a multi-subscription discount, one enrolled Member or Affiliate from the same organization must have already purchased the Virtual Seminar Annual Subscription at the $999 fee. Then, when another enrolled member/location of that same organization registers, they will be charged only the $259 multi-subscription discounted rate. If you are not seeing the discounted rate, please contact Professional Development at prodev@nasbp.org and request a multi-subscription discount registration code.

    All NASBP Virtual Seminar Annual Subscribers will automatically:

    • Be registered for all live Virtual Seminars held in 2024;
    • have access to recordings of all Virtual Seminars held in 2024 and
    • have access to the library of more than 270 past Virtual Seminars on-demand throughout the year!

    Interested in registering 19-plus locations? Additional discounts are available. Please contact NASBP Professional Development at prodev@nasbp.org for more information.

    Each purchased registration, regardless of rate, grants access to one computer login/phone connection per physical location.

    NASBP Virtual Seminar Annual Subscriptions are non-refundable and cannot be pro-rated.


  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    Construction is a risky business, and building strong and successful construction companies that can withstand the uncertain economic landscape is very important to surety professionals and their contractor clients.

    Construction is a risky business, and building strong and successful construction companies that can withstand the uncertain economic landscape is very important to surety professionals and their contractor clients. On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, Jay Bowman of FMI will present the near-term, mid-term and long-term trends to be thinking about. He will cover case studies and distill the relevant factors that make companies unique and successful in any market.

    • Understand the business imperatives for surviving in the construction industry

    • Recognize the common mistakes contractors make

    • Build a company fit for the next challenge

     Jay will also give an outlook on the economic forecast and the trends that are driving the future of the built environment. 

    Jay Bowman

    Partner, Managing Director of Research & Analytics

    FMI

    Jay Bowman is a partner with FMI. As Managing Director of Research & Analytics, Jay advises clients on various strategic decisions, including business diversification, market-entry, and competitive positioning. He also co-authors FMI’s annual US and Canada Markets Construction Overview, the most widely read in North America. Jay was also named one of the 50 most influential people in construction by Autodesk.

    Jay provides pro-bono assistance to several industry groups, including Associated General Contractors of America, the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the Construction Industry Round Table, and the National Association of Women in Construction. Jay also serves on many business and nonprofit boards, including his alma mater, the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.

    Jay earned his MBA from East Carolina University and a BBA in risk management from the University of Georgia. Married with three daughters, he enjoys spending time with family, travel, wing shooting and SEC football.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 116 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/01/2020

    NASBP's goal with Let's Get Surety is to pull back the curtain and get industry leaders and experts to open up and give an insider look at the surety industry. We promise each episode will be an engaging listen for everyone, whether you are a surety professional, industry stakeholder or just interested in learning more about surety! Listeners will hear surety stories, legislative updates, unique approaches to current challenges facing the industry, as well as trends and tips. Join our host Kat Shamapande and fun co-hosts and guests as we bond over bonding and discuss the world of surety and how it affects and improves our everyday lives!

    If you have ever gone to a school or a park, attended a large sporting event, rode on a bus, driven on a highway, bought imported goods, or sent a wire transfer, you have been protected by the surety product. Though many of us in the surety industry are in touch with this reality every day, it can often be something that those outside the surety industry or even some industry stakeholders don't always "get." That's why NASBP decided to launch, "Let's Get Surety!"

    Our goal is to pull back the curtain and get industry leaders and experts to open up and give an insider look at the surety industry. We promise each episode will be an engaging listen for everyone, whether you are a surety professional, industry stakeholder or just interested in learning more about surety! Listeners will hear surety stories, legislative updates, unique approaches to current challenges facing the industry, as well as trends and tips. Join our host Kat Shamapande and fun co-hosts and guests as we bond over bonding and discuss the world of surety and how it affects and improves our everyday lives!

    If you are interested in being a guest on the show or have a topic you want us to cover, drop us a line.

    Find out more at https://letsgetsurety.org/!

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents opportunities for every industry.

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents opportunities for every industry. Embracing the speed of change can feel overwhelming, but in this NASBP Virtual Seminar, Ryan Merryman, principal on the digital practice team at CLA, will introduce us to the potential of artificial intelligence in construction and accounting. His presentation will include real-world examples from the construction industry and will focus on practical applications for accounting and business intelligence-supported decision-making. Touching on topics such as generative AI, AP automation, advanced analytics, along with the basics of digital architecture. 

    Ryan Merryman

    Principal

    CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

    Ryan is a principal on the digital practice team and isbased in California. He is an experienced financial consultant specializing inbusiness analytics and digital transformation. Ryan is backgrounded in fraudand misconduct investigations, forensic data analysis, litigation consulting,and fraud risk management. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified inFinancial Forensics, Certified Information Technology Professional and a CertifiedFraud Examiner.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    This virtual program will address advancements in technology, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), that are revolutionizing the practice of law, including construction law.

    This virtual program will address advancements in technology, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), that are revolutionizing the practice of law, including construction law. We are joined by Denis Serkin and Richard R. Volack, partners in P&A’s New York office, for an illuminating discussion with a focus on the application of technology in the construction industry. Examining technology’s impact on discovery and litigation within construction law cases, this program will provide attendees with a holistic perspective on the evolving legal landscape. Boost your capability to make informed decisions as surety professionals, how to assist your construction clients, and embrace the transformative potential of technology – all while managing rapidly evolving risks.

    Denis Serkin

    Partner, Chair - International Practice

    Peckar & Abramson

    Denis Serkin is a partner in Peckar & Abramson’s New Yorkand New Jersey offices who focuses the majority of his practice on constructionlaw and construction dispute resolution. He represents construction managers,general contractors and design builders in transactional matters, through projectconstruction, and in the resolution of disputes through litigation,arbitration, and mediation. He is chair of the firm’s International Practice.

    Denis regularly assists clients in a number of market segments,including construction management, general and EPC contracting, power/energy,and infrastructure, and is highly experienced in the areas of constructiondefect, delay and disruption claims, change-order and extra work claims,mechanics’ liens, and public bidding challenges. He has extensive experiencelitigating cases in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration andmediation. Denis is also a highly sought-after advisor, helping clients draftand negotiate construction agreements that utilize both custom and industrystandard forms.

    Denis’s experience includes the representation of clients acrossthe United States and internationally, and routinely assists clients withcompliance issues—particularly those regarding the United States ForeignCorrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In 2021, he completed FIDIC Certified CourseModule 2: Claims and Disputes Resolution.

    Prior to entering the legal profession, Denis was a projectengineer at a major New Jersey government agency, where he managed numerousprojects through design to procurement and construction. Denis is an AdjunctAssociate Professor at Columbia University in the Department of CivilEngineering and Engineering Mechanics where he teaches a course in Preventionand Resolution of Construction Disputes. Previously, Denis was an AdjunctProfessor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he taught a courseon the legal aspects of various types of construction contracts andspecifications.

    Denis has been named to the New York-Metro Super Lawyers listfrom 2019 to 2023, the New York- Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from2011 to 2018, the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2008 to 2018and the New Jersey Super Lawyers list from 2021 to 2024. He was recognized in2023 and 2024 by Best Lawyers. He is also recognized as a Future Leader by Who’sWho Legal and selected as one of Legal 500’s 2022 “Recommended Lawyers”, a 2016“Top Construction Lawyer” and one of the “New York Top-Rated Lawyers” in 2019by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell.

    Richard R. Volack

    Partner & Chair, Cyber Security & Data Privacy practice

    Peckar & Abramson

    Richard Volack is a partner in the Construction Law practice atPeckar & Abramson and Chair of the firm’s Cyber Security & Data Privacypractice. He counsels some of the country’s largest general contractors, constructionmanagers, and owners in all aspects of construction dispute resolution,including claims involving breach of contract, construction defects, designdefects, schedule-and-impact delays, mechanic’s liens, surety bonds andinsurance, and counsels clients in all matters concerning cybersecurity anddata privacy.

    Richard’s practice encompasses dispute resolution throughmediation, arbitration and, when necessary, litigation. He also counselsclients on litigation avoidance practices, risk management, project planning andcontract negotiation in relation to construction projects, both in bothdomestic and international settings. In 2021, Richard completed FIDIC CertifiedCourse Module 2: Claims and Disputes Resolution.

    He is a frequent lecturer on construction insurance, riskmanagement, the New York Mechanic’s Lien Law, e-discovery and electronicallystored information (ESI) issues as they relate to construction litigation. Richardis admitted to practice in the States of New York and Connecticut. He is thepast chairman and past secretary of the Construction Law Committee of the NewYork City Bar Association and a member of the Construction Law section of theAmerican Bar Association.

    He received his bachelor of science from the University ofScranton, a master of arts degree from the Maxwell School of Citizenship andPublic Policy at Syracuse University and his law degree from Syracuse UniversityCollege of Law, where he served as the business editor for the Journal ofInternational Law where he served as the business editor for the Journal ofInternational Law and Commerce.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, we are joined by Jacquelyn Klima of Kerr Russell, and Ashlee Rudnick of Intact Insurance Surety Group who will walk through cases that have set and upheld the legal precedent for equitable subrogation, what it means and why it's important.

    A surety on bonded construction projects has equitable subrogation rights when it is asked to perform under its performance or payment bonds. This means that the surety can take the place of the entity whose claim has been paid and assert the same rights to the contract funds as that entity would have had. On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, we are joined by Jacquelyn Klima of Kerr Russell, and Ashlee Rudnick of Intact Insurance Surety Group who will walk through cases that have set and upheld the legal precedent for equitable subrogation, what it means and why it's important. 

    Jacquelyn A. Klima

    Member

    Kerr Russell

    Jacquelyn is experienced in the analysis of claims against performance bonds, payment bonds, and other commercial bond forms; pursuit of exoneration and indemnification frombond principals and indemnitors; recovery of contract balances; and all aspects of litigation from the receipt of a claim through the appeals process.  Jacquelyn also handles general contract disputes, construction litigation, professional liability defense, and title insurance cases.

    Ashlee Rudnick

    Surety Claim Manager

    Intact Insurance Surety Group

    Ashlee Rudnick is a surety claim manager at Intact Insurance Surety Group where she handles performance, payment, and various commercial bond claims. She received her bachelor’s degrees in political science and Latin from the University and Michigan and her JD from Michigan State University Law School. Prior to joining Intact, she practiced real estate and property transactions and worked in the pipeline industry focusing on easement acquisitions and damage settlements. 

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    In the post-COVID era, the construction industry continues to grapple with distinctive trends and challenges.

    In the post-COVID era, the construction industry continues to grapple with distinctive trends and challenges. While certain issues persist from previous years, new trends and challenges have arisen. This presentation seeks to explore both ongoing and emerging industry trends. Furthermore, we will discuss strategies for contractors to adeptly mitigate the risks inherent in today's construction landscape.

    Laura Penhale

    Assistant Vice President of Home Office Underwriting

    IAT Insurance

    Laura Penhale is an Assistant Vice President of Home Office Underwriting for IAT Insurance Group, Surety.  She has been with the company for over 17 years with more than 25 years of experience in the industry.  Laura spent most of her career as a contract field underwriter in the Philadelphia region prior to joining IAT’s HO Surety Team in 2021 where she was an active member of the Philadelphia Surety Association.  She holds an MBA in Finance from Villanova University.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, David Moorhead and Ryan Moore from Ernst & Young will provide a presentation about insurance trends and learnings using generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) to automate their operations to gain efficiencies while improving decision-making.

    On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, David Moorhead and Ryan Moore from Ernst & Young will provide a presentation about insurance trends and learnings using generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) to automate their operations to gain efficiencies while improving decision-making.  The seminar will provide illustrative use cases and governance frameworks to accelerate your own use of Gen AI. 

    David Moorhead

    Managing Director Insurance AI and Analytics

    Ernst & Young

    David Moorhead has over 30 plus years of insurance technology experience focused on data and analytics across all personal and commercial lines of business. David has led numerous insurance data transformations with a focus on data management operating models, migration, legacy remediation, operational reporting and advanced analytics.David is aligned to EY Insurance AI and Analytics practice and delivered numerous data management, data architecture, reporting and enterprise data warehouse solutions for all sizes o Property and Causality insurers. 

    Recent project experience:

    David has executed data strategy and roadmaps, analytics innovation labs, and performance management delivery for Underwriting, Actuarial, Product Management,Claims and Policy Operations, and Agent Compensation. '

    David created EY’s IntAIke accelerator that leverages traditional AI and Generative AI to automate data ingestion for both Specialty, Reinsurers and Carriers.  

    David has developed advanced analytics for claims focused on severity monitoring and execution, as well as fraud propensity scoring. Analytics were imbedded intothe coresystem for immediate adjuster assignment and automated workflow to not only gain efficiencies within claims operations but improve outcomes. 

     Develop a workers’ compensation data management solutions with key performance metrics to improve outcomes for claimants while improving vendor management and case reserve accuracy. 

     As an insurance leader, David develops P&C specific assets on the Insurance Insights Platform. Currently he is expanding insurance analytics use cases for GenAI ,as well as extending our supporting Databricks and Snowflake offerings.

    Ryan Moore

    Managing Director Financial Services Risk Management

    Ryan is a Managing Director in the Ernst Young’s FinancialServices Risk Management Advisory practice. He has over 16 years of experiencein the financial services industry providing advisory services to banking andcapital markets, asset management, and insurance clients.

    Ryan has a BS in Finance and Accounting from GeorgetownUniversity and an MBA from Columbia Business School Ryan holds the CharteredFinancial Analyst ( designation and is a Certified Public Accountant in thestate of New York.  Ryan frequently presents at industry conferencesand forums on model risk management topics including events hosted by IIF,PRIMA, Risk.net, and others.

    Recent project experience:

    Assisted numerous banks and insurance companies in the design oftheir AI/ML governance frameworkincluding designed of AI/ML policy, AI/ML definition, risk tiering, and rolesand responsibilities across,data, technology, and risk. 

    Assisted multiple leading global financial institutions in enhancing model risk management frameworks to incorporate AI/ML models including updates to model identification and tiering, standards and procedures for AI/ML model development, design of model development and validation documentation templates, and connectivity between MRM and other risk stripes. 

    Assisted leading global financial institution in developing its model risk framework including enhancing model risk policies, procedures, standards and development and validation templates to be consistent with regulator guidance including specific considerations for AI/ML models In addition, subsequently led team in enhancing2 000 model validations. Assisted leading global financial institution in designing target state model risk management framework including performing a gap assessment of existing policies and procedures and drafting materials to articulate target state to bank senior management and regulators.


    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    Many construction-related contracts, ranging from negotiated EPC contracts to routine purchase orders, include clauses related to limitation of liability (LOL), damage limitation, indemnity, and exculpatory provisions.

    Many construction-related contracts, ranging from negotiated EPC contracts to routine purchase orders, include clauses related to limitation of liability (LOL), damage limitation, indemnity, and exculpatory provisions. On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, Jonathan Dunn of SMTD Law LLP, brings his more than 30 years of construction law experience to the table as he discusses commonly used limitation of liability provisions in construction contracting, the legal rules of when they will be enforced, and circumstances and situations where even if typically enforceable, the law will not allow LOL provisions as a means to escape responsibility.

    Jonathan J. Dunn

    Construction Lawyer

    Salamirad, Morrow, Timpane & Dunn LLP

    Mr. Dunn is a Chambers ranked construction lawyer, a Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America, and has been recognized as an accomplished trial lawyer, including a 2019 top jury verdict.  Mr. Dunn concentrates his practice in construction law (including transactions, project support, and litigation), government and public contracts, creditor’s rights and complex commercial law matters, including real estate, collections and bankruptcy.  Mr. Dunn has thirty years’ experience in addressing complex legal and factual matters, especially those that arise out of construction disputes and defaults on federal, state (public works) and private construction projects in the United States.  In particular, Mr. Dunn has significant experience in complex construction disputes, including performance, changes, administration, delay, impact, disruption, inefficiency, extra-work, design scope, errors and omissions, differing site conditions, design-build, false claims, bid-protests, subcontractor substitutions, suretyship, guarantees, letters of credit and other construction matters.  Mr. Dunn has been qualified and testified in court matters as an expert witness in construction and surety law.

    Mr. Dunn also has numerous successes in complex commercial and bankruptcy / creditor cases, including collections involving fraud, trusts, family limited partnership and other asset-shielding devices, workouts – pre-bankruptcy and post-petition, fraudulent transfers and preferences, indemnity, pre-judgment remedies (writs of attachment, restraining orders, preliminary injunctions) and other collection issues.

    Mr. Dunn has successfully represented clients in trial, litigation, arbitration, and mediations, and handles a multitude of complex commercial transactions, project support and litigation in construction and bankruptcy matters at any given time.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dunn was a senior partner at Sedgwick LLP, and prior to that in-house counsel for two national bonding companies, where he had management responsibilities for various construction and commercial default matters in the Western United States.  Prior to practicing law, Mr. Dunn was an active participant in his family’s construction business.

    EDUCATION

    • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 1992
    • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), B.A. Economics, 1989

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.