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SPEED READ: Specialisation can increase the speed and effectiveness of courts, and this will hopefully be the case in Dubai. 16 Oct 2017
Proposed changes to Australia's National Construction Code (NCC) include new measures to improve fire safety in high rise buildings. 15 Aug 2017
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.
Construction contracts in Qatar are typically based on concepts in the FIDIC, or International Federation of Consulting Engineers, standard form of contract and the majority of the country's procuring authorities have adopted or been heavily influenced by...
A dispute adjudication board (DAB) aims to stop disputes over FIDIC contracts ending up in commercial arbitration.
This guide was last updated in October 2012.
This guide was last updated in December 2017
The UK government has announced there will be an independent review into building regulations and fire safety, following the 14 June fire at Grenfell Tower in London, in which at least 80 people died. 01 Aug 2017
FOCUS: Delegates at the recent FIDIC users conference in London were given a pre-release edition of the planned second edition of the FIDIC Yellow Book, which was the subject of much debate due to the significant nature of some of the proposed changes. 16 Dec 2016
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