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Improvements to the law governing construction industry payments have been passed by Singapore parliament. 09 Oct 2018
The Society for Construction Law (SCL) has launched its French translation of the SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol in the first step in the process of producing a version harmonised with French law. 24 Sep 2018
The legal test for penalty clauses has recently changed, meaning that more clauses may be unenforceable and ineffective under English law.
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.
ANALYSIS: Plans to allow property owners to enter into 'cladding rectification agreements' are being taken forward by the Victorian state government. The scheme has once again fuelled debate over who is ultimately responsible for the use of combustible cladding,... 31 Jul 2018
Parties to building contracts are free to agree on how to allocate the risk of concurrent delay to works, the Court of Appeal ruled on Monday. 30 Jul 2018
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