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To study developments and trends relating to insurance coverage, surety bonds and liens for the purpose of educating construction industry participants.

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Message From The Chair

Welcome to the Division on Insurance, Surety and Liens (Division 7) of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry. Division 7 conducts monthly teleconferences on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. ET. The call-in number is 866-646-6488 and the passcode is 711-487-1942. Every other month, these calls include a Hot Topic presentation. The calls are open to all Forum members and provide an excellent entre into the activities, publications, and speaking opportunities available within the Division and Forum. As a benefit to Division 7 members, Division 7 publishes the quarterly newsletter “Insurance, Surety & Liens” containing substantive articles, news and events. At each national meeting of the Forum, Division 7 hosts an informal dinner for its members, family and friends and coordinates a Division breakfast and/or lunch featuring a nationally-prominent speaker. All current and prospective Division 7 members are invited and encouraged to attend and participate in Division 7 activities.

Steering Committee

Patrick J. Poff, Chair

David J. Thiesing, Immediate Past Chair

B. Michael Clark Jr.

Natalie D'Amora

Timothy C. Ford

Ryan A. Hiss

Elizabeth B. Howard

Daniel P. King

Sam Laurin

Larry Lerner

Tom Rosenberg, Governing Committee Liaison

Standing Subcommittees

Membership Subcommittee, Daniel P. King, Chair

Programming Subcommittee, Ryan A. Hiss, Chair

Publications Subcommittee, Timothy C. Ford, Chair

Technology Subcommittee, V. Samuel Laurin, Chair

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Division Programs, Meetings & Events

Committee Events
May 8, 2014
The next monthly conference call of the Steering Committee of Division 7 will be on Thursday, May 8th 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Noon CDT).   All members of the Forum and Division 7 are encouraged to join the call. The call in number is 866-646-6488 and the passcode is 711-487-1942. Please join us.
Forum Events
April 30, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

May 14, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

May 21, 2014 - July 9, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

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Chair:  Patrick J Poff

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Newsletters and Publications

December 2013 Division 5 Newsletter
August 2013 Newsletter
August 2012 Newsletter
April 2013 Newsletter
January 2013 Newsletter
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Hot Topics and Breakfast Meeting Presentations

Additional Insureds By Contract: Developments and Lessons for 2011 1-5-12
Construction Lending/Equitable Lien Claim Presentation Outline
How Prompt Payment Laws Affect the Surety 4-11
Performance Bond Surety's Duty of Investigation 1-21-11
50 State Table - Treatment of Faulty Workmanship under 1986 ISO or Prior CGLS with BFPDE 1-6-11
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Breakfast Meeting Podcasts

Division 7 & 12 Lunch Meeting Podcast April 2013

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

June 6, 2013 Minutes
April 4 2013 Meeting Minutes
February 7 2013 Minutes
December 2012 minutes
November 2012 minutes
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