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Whose Set Of Standard Terms Applies To The Contract?
The above question is frequently asked by parties who wish to incorporate their own standard terms into a contract but are faced with the other contracting party's conflicting terms.
UK
1 Mar 2019
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2018 Didn't Kill "Smash And Grab" Adjudications
The death of the smash and grab adjudication was widely reported in 2018 but has perhaps been exaggerated to grab the headlines.
UK
18 Jan 2019
4
Fitness For Purpose And Design Liability
A contractor or designer can become liable for design in three main ways
UK
17 Sep 2018
5
Removal Of Agricultural Occupancy Conditions: The Importance Of Marketing At A Realistic Price
A recent appeal decision relating to the removal of an agricultural occupancy condition reflects the importance of ensuring that the asking price is realistic and that a proper marketing exercise...
UK
13 Aug 2018
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Has Time Been Called On 'Smash & Grab' Adjudications?
Until recently, the Technology and Construction Court had made clear, in judgments such as ISG v Seevic and Galliford Try Building Limited v Estura Limited ...
UK
16 Jul 2018
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Applications For "Permission In Principle" For Minor Development Now Possible…
Since 1 June 2018 applications can be made to local planning authorities for "Permission in Principle" (PiP) for minor, housing-led developments
UK
8 Jun 2018
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Community Infrastructure Levy: Procedural Pitfalls, Section 73 And Retrospective Applications
The Community Infrastructure Regulations 2010 were introduced with the aim of providing a fairer, faster and more transparent system, and reducing reliance on Section 106 planning obligations...
UK
23 May 2018
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Consent To Pre Commencement Conditions
Regulations are due to come into force on 1 October 2018 giving effect to the restrictions on pre commencement conditions contained in S100ZA of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
UK
16 May 2018
10
Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes): A Further Step In The Right Direction
The second reading of the Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes) Bill 2017–19 has been delayed until 15 June 2018, in the meantime, the Bill was published.
UK
11 May 2018
11
Developer Contributions Consultation
Amongst all the reaction to the proposed revisions to the NPPF, the consultation on Developer Contributions has, to some extent, gone under the radar ...
United States
4 Apr 2018
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Changes To Permitted Development Rights For Agricultural Buildings Announced
On Monday 5 March, Dominic Raab, the Housing Minister, announced changes to permitted development rights which will allow up to five new homes to be built ...
UK
14 Mar 2018
13
Private Investment To Achieve A Public Good? Council's Use Of LLP To Secure Housing Regeneration Deemed Lawful.
Haringey Council's plan to embark on a major regeneration project in the borough by setting up a development vehicle in partnership with a property developer has exposed deep fault lines...
UK
7 Mar 2018
14
Community Fund Donation: A Material Consideration Or An Attempt To Buy Permission?
In the recent case of the Forest of Dean District Council and Resilient Energy Serverndale Limited v R on the application of Peter Wright [2017] EWCA Cov 2012 the Court were asked to consider whether a 4% of turnover donation to a community fund was a material consideration to be taken into account when granting planning permission.
UK
21 Feb 2018
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Enforcing An Adjudicator's Decision
This article looks at whether the courts will enforce an adjudicator's decision when faced with a Notice of Intention to Appoint an Administrator from the company found liable under such a decision.
UK
8 Feb 2018
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Addressing Risks In Construction Insolvency
Although the headlines are currently dominated by the demise of Carillion, it is not just large main contractors that have suffered financial difficulties.
UK
7 Feb 2018
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Community Infrastructure Levy: Surcharge Upheld Where Council Did Not Receive Developer's Commencement Notice
In an example of the strict line being taken on appeal in respect of the administrative requirements placed on developers under the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 ("the CIL Regulations") ...
UK
6 Feb 2018
18
Construction (Retention Deposit Schemes): A Step In The Right Direction
Whilst the concept of retentions is considered industry standard for the construction sector, they are perceived to have a negative impact on the industry by restricting cash flow for contractors...
UK
24 Jan 2018
19
Carillion And Commercial Contracts: What Can We Learn?
The fallout from the construction firm Carillion going into liquidation on 15 January continues to dominate the headlines in the business world.
UK
18 Jan 2018
20
Main Contractor Insolvency – Contract Quick Guide
In light of the recent Carillion demise, this guide provides a starting point on common forms of contract for both employers and subcontractors looking at how insolvency affects the supply chain from both directions.
UK
17 Jan 2018
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