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Author Archives: Brent Carpenter

Excusable delays on projects in absence of a force majeure provision

PORTLAND, OR — My May column, titled “Excusable delays on construction projects because of the pandemic,” discussed the potential assessment of liquidated damages if a construction project is delayed by issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and potential avoidance of ...

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Some need-to-know Small Business Administration rules (access required)

For small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, the U.S. Small Business Administration offers several opportunities to expand into the field of federal government contracting. The SBA administers the 8(a) Business Development Program in order to help businesses ...

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