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The value of construction disputes and the time taken to resolve them have both fallen over the past year, according to the annual Global Construction Disputes report from construction consultancy company Arcadis. 22 Jun 2017
EU member states can require mediation before court proceedings in consumer disputes, but consumers can withdraw from that mediation at any time and without giving reasons, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said. 15 Jun 2017
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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More than 24,000 consumers used an online dispute resolution (ODR) platform set up in the EU in the first year of its operation, according to the European Commission. 27 Mar 2017
Qatar has introduced a new Arbitration Act to cover both civil and commercial matters. 21 Feb 2017
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