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By Claire King
The key to resolving disputes is all too often working out what a particular provision or provisions actually means. Parties may have wildly different views on what something means even after spending hours negotiating the fine print and signing on the dotted line.
By Jeremy Glover
The NEC4 has introduced a new option of referral to senior representatives of the parties to the project.
By Robbie McCrea
DABs are used widely in international construction contracts and they can be very effective.
By Sana Mahmud
In December 2016, at its International Users Conference in London, FIDIC issued a "pre-release" second edition of the Yellow Book (Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build) ...
By Jatinder Garcha
The presentation by FIDIC at the Users conference in London in December 2016 of its pre-release version of the Yellow Book Second Edition 2017 provoked a number of reactions.
By Jeremy Glover
The Society of Construction Law's (SCL) Delay and Disruption Protocol was first published in 2002.
By Claire King
In this month's Insight we review some of the basics in respect of privilege so far as it pertains to construction claims including adjudications.
By Claire King
Disruption (too often confused or intermingled with a delay claim) is notoriously difficult to establish. It can be crystal clear to everyone on the site that the works are not progressing efficiently but proving that a disruptive event (or events) has caused a loss and quantifying that loss can be challenging.
By Jeremy Glover
There is no doubt that the UAE has been steadily establishing itself as a global arbitration centre by developing the Dubai International Arbitration Centre ("DIAC") , Dubai International Financial Centre–London Court of International Arbitration ("DIFC–LCIA") and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre amongst others.
By Nicholas Gould
Jurisdiction in Dubai comprises the local United Arab Emirates (UAE) or "local" courts and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) court or the "offshore" court. One of the principal differences between the two jurisdictions is the legal system.
By Jeremy Glover
In the 2013 case of PGF II SA v OMFS Co & Anr, [2013] EWCA Civ 1537, the Court of Appeal had to consider whether silence in response to a mediation proposal was the equivalent of a refusal to mediate.
By Robbie McCrea
In December 2016, FIDIC presented a pre-release version of its second edition of Conditions of Contracts for Plant and Design Build ("the Proposed 2017 Yellow Book") which is due to be published during the course of 2017.
By Thomas Young
In December 2016 at the FIDIC Users Conference held in London, FIDIC presented a pre-release version of its second edition of Conditions of Contracts for Plant and Design Build ("the Proposed 2017 Yellow Book") which is due to be published during the course of 2017.
By Nicholas Gould
The revised Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) came into force on 1 March 2017.
By Jeremy Glover
One of the reasons FIDIC are amending the 1999 Rainbow Suite is to help ensure that the contracts meet current international best practise.
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