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Kemp Strang Lawyers
Developers of strata buildings need to lodge a building bond with NSW Fair Trading, so as to remedy any building defects.
Bartier Perry
A payment claim served before the relevant reference date is invalid, no matter what the construction contract says.
DibbsBarker
When a lease has an error, the parties may be able to rely on the doctrine of rectification for that error to be fixed.
Minden Gross LLP
Since the 1970s, a series of three Supreme Court of Canada cases – commonly referred to as the "Trilogy" – has established a common law principle to assist landlords and tenants in allocating risk in the absence of express provisions.
Gowling WLG
The holidays have come early with a little gift from the Attorney General. On December 12, 2017, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Act Amendment Act, 2017 (Ontario) received Royal Assent and is now law.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On December 12, 2017, Bill 139 received third reading and Royal Assent in the provincial legislature, coming into force as the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, Bill 139...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The allocation of a strata corporation's expenses among owners can create friction, especially when the method of calculation is seen by some owners to be unfair, inconsistent, or inequitable.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Our last two updates outlined the proposed amendments to the Planning Act and the Ontario Municipal Board under Bill 139.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has set aside the decision of a Justice of the Ontario Superior Court who refused to set aside a foreclosure order which resulted in a substantial winfall...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
On Wednesday, November 23, Justin Trudeau announced the federal government's 10 year national housing strategy.
Field LLP
As a contractor, you might find yourself in a situation where the method for calculating payment originally agreed to in the contract becomes unworkable with the actual project scope or existing work-site conditions.
Vaish Associates Advocates
India, having ratified the TRIPS and in order to give effect to it, have enacted the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer's Rights Act, 2001 (the "Plant Act") (based on the recommendations...
Moroğlu Arseven
They also include increased details for determining and establishing Agricultural Zones.
Gowling WLG
The New Towns Act 1981 s1 provides that the Secretary of State may make an order designating an area as the site of a proposed new town ...
Keystone Law
Introduced in 2012 as one of a series of initiatives with the aim of increasing the supply of homes available for rent in the private sector, some people have hailed ...
Dentons
As we come up to the end of 2017, Planning TV looks ahead at how we could deal with some of the biggest challenges and opportunities in planning.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Claims revolving around concurrent delay are a frequently encountered problem in construction contracts. As Jeremy Glover explains, the problem of concurrency typically arises when...
Womble Bond Dickinson
In 2007, Developer Clarion-Reames, LLC ("Clarion") sought to construct a residential housing development in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
As discussed in the first of this two-article series, public agencies often inappropriately pressure contractors to meet M/WBE participation "goals" on projects as if such goals were strict quotas or mandates.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Bizzarro court affirmed the dismissal of the appeal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
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