AIA publishes updated residential projects contracts and condo guide

The contract documents program of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released updated residential contracts for both single-family residential and multi-family residential or mixed-use projects. It also published an updated version of their Condominium Project Guide, which is available for free without a documents subscription.Revised Residential Documents The revised residential documents are B107-2020, Standard... Continue Reading →

Recording videoconferences can create risk

Because of the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the new normal for many design firms means using online video conferencing software. Most conferencing programs allow for easy recording and sharing of videos, creating an innovative tool for bringing others in on the conversation. But this function also raises a host of potential confidentiality, discovery,... Continue Reading →

If you received a PPP loan, be prepared for an audit

Audits of disbursements from public programs ensure that the funds have been used appropriately. Because the first round of funding in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was depleted so quickly—and many large businesses were approved for loans that were not needed or that were provided outside of the required processing—the Small Business Administration (SBA) is... Continue Reading →

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