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Adjudication mandatory step in FIDIC disputes, says Swiss court, but Romanian roads dispute allowed to proceed

Parties bound by a construction contract based on the FIDIC standard contract terms must first attempt to resolve disputes through adjudication, as set out in the contract, before they can proceed to arbitration for a final and binding decision, Switzerland's... 03 Oct 2014

Ebola crisis should prompt force majeure review, says expert

FOCUS: The rapid spread of the Ebola virus in west Africa is already having an impact on projects and business activities there. As the virus spreads, so will that impact, so organisations operating in the region must check 'force majeure' clauses in their... 09 Sep 2014

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FIDIC dispute rules need updating in light of Singapore construction dispute, says expert

Construction contract rules need to be amended to enable construction companies to enforce decisions made by dispute adjudication boards (DAB) and access money owed to them by the losers in that process, an expert has said. 23 Jul 2014

Singapore sand ruling could send construction costs soaring, warns expert

FOCUS: Construction companies in Singapore could face rising costs and the collapse of sub-contractor agreements after a supplier was allowed to back out of a contract because of the unavailability of Indonesian sand. 18 Jul 2014

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