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A new construction-industry specific mediation centre has been established in Singapore, offering contractors an alternative means of resolving disputes to costly and time-consuming court action. 20 Mar 2019
A contractor has won a case in England over payment for work which was valued at nil by an adjudicator, after bringing new evidence to a later adjudication which the High Court said that the second adjudicator had jurisdiction to consider. 19 Mar 2019
Ireland's 2013 Construction Contracts Act came into force on 25 July 2016, introducing adjudication as a dispute resolution procedure for construction projects in Ireland for the first time. Parties entering into construction contracts can now refer any payment...
IT claims relating to contracts are generally brought in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court. The Queen's Bench Division has established a special court to deal specifically with disputes involving highly technical matters; namely, the Technology...
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ANALYSIS A new court ruling leaves us little further forward on an employer's right to adjudicate the true value of the sum due under a construction contract after failing to serve payment notices and without first paying the amount demanded by the contractor.... 27 Feb 2019
Online marketplaces will have to disclose how they rank goods and services on their platforms, and explain any preferential treatment of their own products on those platforms where they also act as a seller, under planned new EU laws that have moved closer... 15 Feb 2019