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Adjudication Coming To A Construction Project Near You – Lessons Learned From The English Experience
Currently in Ontario, there is no mandatory mechanism pursuant to which a party to a construction contract can refer a dispute to adjudication.
UK
5 Jan 2018
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Bill 142 and Construction Lien Act amendments (Update)
On Dec 12, 2017, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Act Amendment Act, 2017, received Royal Assent and is now law.
Canada
29 Dec 2017
3
Bill 142 Royal Assent – Proclamation Coming In 2018
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.
Canada
15 Dec 2017
4
New Towns: The Next Generation
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 ...
UK
15 Dec 2017
5
Updates On The Ontario Municipal Board Reform Under Bill 139
The province is currently moving to pass Bill 139, which will significantly amend planning law in Ontario, most notably by transforming the Ontario Municipal Board ...
Canada
27 Nov 2017
6
Consultations On Construction Act And Retentions Launched - Potential Implications For The Construction Industry
On 24 October 2017, two consultations were launched by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), with replies and comments to be submitted by 19 January 2018.
UK
9 Nov 2017
7
Bill 142 And Construction Lien Act Amendments
On May 31, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Act Amendment Act, 2017, was introduced in the Ontario Legislature by the Attorney General. It is expected to be passed into law in the first quarter of 2018
Canada
18 Oct 2017
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Ontario Municipal Board Reform Under Bill 139 – What To Do With Current Applications
On May 30, 2017, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario completed its first reading of Bill 139: An Act to Enact the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act...
Canada
28 Sep 2017
9
Is The Legal Landscape Ready For The Digitisation Of The Construction Industry?
The opening line of Balfour Beatty's Innovation 2050's executive summary sets the tone for the rest of the horizon scanning report (A Digital Future for the Infrastructure Industry)
UK
12 Sep 2017
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Avoid Costly Contractual Mistakes - Both In Drafting And Performance
Two recent cases highlight the danger of failing to ensure that all the blanks are completed prior to execution of a contract or to perform a specified contractual procedure set out in it.
UK
22 Aug 2017
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Fixed Recoverable Costs - Coming Soon To A Court Near You?
At the end of July 2017, Lord Justice Jackson presented a report recommending, among other things...
UK
21 Aug 2017
12
The Impact Of Construction Lien Act Amendments On PPP/AFP Infrastructure Projects
PPP infrastructure projects sit uncomfortably alongside provincial construction lien legislation, hopeful that parties do not look too closely at the technical definitions and procedures of statute and ...
Canada
17 Aug 2017
13
On-Demand Seminar: Bill 142 – Adjudication (Video)
Louis-Pierre Grégoire, partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, provides an in depth summary of adjudication including how it works, comparison to the UK's model and its limitations.
Canada
16 Aug 2017
14
On-Demand Seminar: Bill 142 – Liens, Holdbacks And Trusts (Video)
Neil Abbott, a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, discusses liens, holdbacks and trusts and what industry participants can expect.
Canada
16 Aug 2017
15
On-Demand Seminar: Bill 142 – The New Construction Lien Act
On June 21, the Gowling WLG Construction & Engineering Group held a seminar in Toronto to discuss and analyze the Construction Lien Act reforms.
Canada
 
16 Aug 2017
16
Be Careful Before Rejecting The Lowest Tenderer!
Municipalities are responsible for numerous infrastructures and often call for tenders to award contracts for work.
Canada
14 Aug 2017
17
Supreme Court Confirms Breach Of Contract Despite The Absence Of Negligence
The Supreme Court has today handed down judgment in the high-profile case of MT Højgaard v. E.ON Climate & Renewables.
UK
8 Aug 2017
18
Unjust Enrichment: A Claim Of Last Resort?
Subcontractors and suppliers who don't register a claim for lien for unpaid supply of materials and services are missing out on a strong mechanism to recover money from those who benefitted from their supply.
Canada
8 Aug 2017
19
A Powerful Gatekeeper - Who Should Host The Common Data Environment?
Whilst primarily arising from a dispute over contract terms and the value of the works, the decision in Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald ltd [2017] case is of particular interest as it is the first case...
UK
27 Jul 2017
20
Adjudication Watch - The Latest Cases And Issues June 2017
RSC agreed to carry out groundworks for Mr Conway as a subcontractor at three separate sites.
UK
14 Jul 2017
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