California Contractor License Law Update - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "California Contractor License Law Update" webinar has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Avoid harsh consequences by learning when a license is needed and how the licensing system works.

Contractor licensing requirements are strict in California, and the penalties for noncompliance are severe. You can avoid harsh consequences by learning when a license is needed, how to maintain it and how the licensing system works. The speaker will provide an overview of the system, explain when and how licenses are obtained, describe areas of high risk, explain obligations imposed by law on contractors, describe special requirements for home improvement work, and explain penalties and dispute resolution procedures.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the severe consequences of not being licensed when required
  • You will be able to identify when a contractor license is required or may be required
  • You will be able to discuss the process for obtaining and maintaining a contractor license
  • You will be able to explain the legal obligations imposed on contractors by the license law

Who Should Attend:

  • Attorneys
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Owners
  • Project Managers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Controllers
  • Contract Managers
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors

Key Topics Covered:

  • Overview
  • California Contractor Licensing System
  • Definition of Contractor for Licensing Purposes
  • Stated Purpose of System
  • Comparison With Other States
  • Heavily Regulated Industry
  • Harsh Penalties
  • Unlicensed Contractors Cannot Sue for Compensation
  • Owners Can Sue Unlicensed Contractors for All Amounts Paid
  • Administrative Penalties
  • Liability for Unlawful Business Practices
  • Contract Liability
  • Penalties Used as Leverage in Litigation
  • Challenges
  • How to Obtain a License
  • International Contractors
  • When Multiple Licenses Can Be Issued
  • EPC/Design-Build for Non-Contractors
  • How to Maintain Your License
  • Big Areas of Risk
  • Gap in Licensure
  • Gap in Worker's Comp Coverage = No License
  • Wrong Person, Entity Holds License
  • Liability Follows Qualifiers, Officers to Other Licenses
  • Bankruptcy
  • Obligations Imposed on Contractors by Statute
  • How Projects Are Built
  • How Contractors Deal With Owners
  • How Contractors Deal With Subs, Employees
  • How Contractors Advertise
  • Special Requirements for Home Improvement Contracts
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Contract Terms
  • Licensing of Home Improvement Salespersons
  • Reason: Widespread Consumer Abuse
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Settlements Facilitated by License Board
  • Administrative Hearings by License Board
  • Arbitrations per License Board Rules
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration

For more information about this webinar, visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3fcc9n/california?w=4.

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Specialty Trade Contractors

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Specialty Trade Contractors