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A widely-drafted exclusion clause in the standard terms of a fire protection system provider was not unreasonable, and therefore should be upheld, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. 19 Jun 2018
The High Court in Singapore has refused an application by fuel transportation company IM Skaugen to adjourn enforcement of a Danish Institute of Arbitration (DIA) arbitration award made against it. 07 Jun 2018
While the law in the United Arab Emireates (UAE) generally recognises parties' freedom to contract as they see fit, there are mandatory provisions of the UAE Civil Code that will override any agreed risk allocation for adverse ground conditions.
The fact that the underlying contract was never signed will not always be fatal. Whether a contract has been formed will require close consideration of the facts.
English and Scottish courts have taken a different approach to disputes about delays in construction projects with more than one cause. Recent cases have not resulted in a unified approach.
Pre-action protocols govern the actions and conduct of parties to disputes in England and Wales before court proceedings begin.
Until relatively recently companies doing business in Shanghai had very little choice about where to refer disputes for arbitration.
This guide was last updated in September 2013.
ANALYSIS: A new report, commissioned by the Federal government, addresses the infrastructure and construction industry's frustrations about the ever-changing and disjointed nature of Australia's security of payment laws. 23 May 2018
A party making a claim for payment under a construction contract must still be able to prove a "prima facie case" that it is entitled to that payment, even in the absence of a response from the other party, the Singapore appeal court has confirmed. 10 May 2018
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