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Rising Costs, Cyber Threats and Climate Concerns: How Your Construction Company Can Respond and Rebound From the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic will likely be one of the costliest catastrophes the construction industry has ever faced. As a leading national practice in construction, Oswald has experienced the following firsthand: increases in material costs, workforce management and electronic bonding. Here are some lessons learned. Three Steps to Fight Inflation in the…

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[On-Demand Webinar] Cybersecurity Risk: Tips for Companies Growing in the Construction Space and Beyond

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Large-scale cyber-attacks continue to take down businesses large and small. What are you doing to protect and manage the cybersecurity risk exposure of your business in the event of a cyber-attack in accordance with new government guidelines? During this free, 45-minute webinar, cyber professionals from Rea &…

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Navigating Construction Site Visits During COVID-19

As concerns mount over the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19, design professionals should be giving consideration on how to provide contract administration services virtually. While many firms are working remotely, most construction sites are active, and you should be prepared to conduct site observations and payment certification duties…

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Construction Risks: Tim Walsh Presents on Insurance Considerations Due to COVID-19 [VIEW WEBINAR]

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. Oswald Companies, Marcum, Frantz Ward, Hahn Loeser and the Construction Employers Association (CEA) partnered to host a webinar on “What Contractors Should Know”, March 25, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered include: Business continuity Employer responsibilities and considerations Insurance…

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Deciphering the Difference Between Cyber Insurance and Cyber Crime

Dale Kaprosy

It looked like a routine, harmless email from the organization’s IT consultant reminding employees to change their computer passwords to safeguard against hackers; a fairly standard procedure for companies looking to protect their data and computer systems from an attack with cyber insurance. The problem was the email wasn’t from…

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Learn about Professional Liability Risk Management Strategies: May 8 Seminar

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Join Oswald Companies and Ulmer attorneys in Cincinnati on Wednesday, May 8 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., for an afternoon discussion on professional liability risk management strategies for architects, engineers, and others in the design and construction industry followed by a networking reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Learn…

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Organizer of Construction Risk Landmines: How to Tread Lightly In Today’s Technology Age: May 14 Seminar

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Join Oswald Companies and Taft on Tuesday, May 14 at Taft Center Cincinnati from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., for insights into the risks associated with new and emerging issues and technologies as well as the protections needed to guard against them. Registration & Continental Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. Program: 7:45…

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Construction Defect Insurance Claims: April 9 Seminar

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Construction defect insurance claims are becoming increasingly difficult to navigate. Don’t miss this opportunity, Tuesday April 9 at the Market Garden Production Brewery, to learn best practices and hear an update from construction industry leaders. This seminar, presented by Oswald Companies, the Construction Employers Association, and Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP,…

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Why Drone Insurance and Liability Coverage Is Becoming More Important For Businesses

Brian Baumgardner

Is your business using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or simply put drones? If you answered, yes you are not alone as the FAA estimates that by 2020 about 30,000 small unmanned aircraft will be used for all types of business purposes. Drones are being used in…

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Navigating the Choppy Waters of Construction Defects

Brian Hoagland

The commercial construction industry is a double edged sword today. The industry is growing – construction spending in the United States topped $1.23 trillion in 2017 according to research firm Statisa, but construction contractors are finding it harder to attract quality workers. According to research from the Associated General Contractors…

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