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The Hong Kong government is proposing to hike the penalties imposed for violations of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) laws in a bid to improve standards and bring the jurisdiction in line with its international peers. 18 Mar 2019
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
Adjudication is a form of dispute resolution that is fairly unique to the construction industry.
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.
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This guide was last updated in December 2017
The Hong Kong government's plans to reclaim 1,700 hectares of land to ease land shortages will give contractors tendering opportunities, but also bring potential risks, an expert has said. 05 Mar 2019
ANALYSIS: Businesses contracted to perform engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works in Qatar should maintain a written record of when project owners change the design of their work beyond that permitted in their contracts. Doing so will help them... 03 Dec 2018