Fix that leak: new cyber security law will impact you

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The Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 has been passed by both the House and the Senate and now merely awaits the governor’s signature. While Florida already has laws which require disclosure to consumers in the event of a data security breach, this new Act would strengthen the current law regarding the security of personal information by creating further notification …

Alexander BarthetFix that leak: new cyber security law will impact you

Debt Collection 101: Trends and Best Practices [INFOGRAPHIC]

Alexander Barthet Collection, Construction, Credit, Infographic, Payment Leave a Comment

Have money owed to you by your customers? Who doesn’t? Managing one’s accounts receivable has become harder and harder as the bad economy has affected everyone. It is interesting to see how others are handling their debt collection and the construction law experts at TheLienZone.com have created an infographic illustrating just that as well as what you can do to …

Alexander BarthetDebt Collection 101: Trends and Best Practices [INFOGRAPHIC]

Insurance – don’t start a job without it

Alexander Barthet Construction, General Contractor, Insurance, Payment, Subcontractors

Insurance is a “what if” product that goes hand in hand with construction work. Whether you’re building a single family home or an office high rise, there are a lot of different players and plenty of moving parts, all of which don’t necessarily always fit together correctly. Insurance can provide protection from loss due to construction defects, accidents, and natural …

Alexander BarthetInsurance – don’t start a job without it

Lien Law Seminar: “How To Get Paid on a Construction Project” [EVENT]

Alexander Barthet Bonds, Collection, Construction, Contracts, Event, General Contractor, Liens, Pay-when-Paid, Payment

On Thursday, March 27th, from 8a to 10a, Alex Barthet will explain how you can better your chances of getting paid on a construction project. You will be provided with an overview of Florida’s Construction Lien Law and those key contract provisions related to payment and limitation of liability. This is a lively and interactive seminar which places an emphasis on the …

Alexander BarthetLien Law Seminar: “How To Get Paid on a Construction Project” [EVENT]

Three Ways to Stay Smart about Credit

Alexander Barthet Construction, Contracts, Credit, Payment

A lot of things go into running a small construction business. You end up wearing several hats: salesperson, estimator, bookkeeper, laborer and project manager. With so many responsibilities, it’s easy to overlook things, such as building and maintaining good credit. Why Do You Need It? Cash flow is one of the major concerns of any business, especially in the construction …

Alexander BarthetThree Ways to Stay Smart about Credit

Pay-When-Paid and Pay-If-Paid Provisions: How to Overcome Them and Recover [VIDEO]

Alexander Barthet Construction, Contracts, Disputes, Pay-when-Paid, Payment Leave a Comment

A pay-when-paid (or pay-if-paid) contractual provision exists in almost every construction contract that comes across my desk, and it probably exists in almost every contract that you sign. So let’s define what it is. A pay-when-paid provision is a contract provision that shifts the risk of nonpayment from one party to another. As an example, with such a provision in …

Alexander BarthetPay-When-Paid and Pay-If-Paid Provisions: How to Overcome Them and Recover [VIDEO]