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The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) and the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) have teamed up to produce a standard form contract and guidelines for underground construction work. 17 May 2019
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has published a set of amendments to its standard form New Engineering Contracts (NEC), making changes to the way compensation and defined cost are assessed. 25 Mar 2019
When construction projects are delayed contractors can be liable to pay liquidated damages to the company they are working for, the employer. But they can claim that the delays have been caused by the employer, backed up by their contract or by Qatari law....
The NEC4 Alliance Contract was published in June 2018. The much-anticipated new standard form contract allows parties to construction projects to more closely collaborate and equally share in that project's risks and rewards.
On 22 June 2017, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) updated its existing suite of standard form New Engineering Contracts with the issue of NEC4.
Recent decisions have given some clarification on the notice period needed when a sub-contractor on a FIDIC contract requests a time extension or an extra payment due to an unexpected event or circumstance.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
ANALYSIS: Manufacturers, importers and distributors are ill-prepared to handle the implications of a no-deal Brexit on product safety, despite a flurry of guidance from the UK government. 11 Mar 2019
The president of Abu Dhabi has passed two new laws aimed at increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) into the emirate and regulating partnerships between the public and private sectors. 26 Feb 2019