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The basics: whose terms apply to a contract?

When you've established that you have got a contract, how do you know whose terms apply?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 27 February 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

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Possible trends and changes in the build-to-rent sector

Thoughts on possible trends and changes in the build-to-rent (B2R) sector during 2018.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 02 February 2018 | Practice Area: Real Estate

Health and Safety Executive makes FFI invoice dispute procedure fully independent

The HSE has announced that all invoice disputes raised under the Fees for Intervention (FFI) scheme will be considered by a fully independent panel. This article looks at the implications.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 05 October 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015: what impact have they had?

With the first anniversary of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 upon us, this Nabarro briefing considers the purpose of the regulations, highlights top tips for clients, contractors and consultants, and investigates industry take-up so far.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 07 April 2016 | Practice Area: Projects

Rating: 5 people found this useful

Terminating a construction contract - how to get it right

This Gowling WLG briefing considers a recent case which serves as a reminder of the complexities that often arise when one party seeks to terminate a contract. What can you do to avoid this type of entanglement and the associated costs and delay?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 04 March 2016 | Practice Area: Construction

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'Flow-down' clauses in construction subcontracts: how to avoid common pitfalls

'Flow-down' clauses in construction subcontracts aim to ensure that the obligations of subcontractors to the main contractor mirror the obligations of the main contractor to the employer. This briefing looks at types of flow-down clause and how to avoid potential pitfalls when drafting such clauses.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 15 October 2015 | Practice Area: Construction

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Dispute adjudication boards: an effective tool or an impediment to arbitration?

In international construction projects, an agreement to establish a dispute adjudication board can be a sensible move and help avoid disputes escalating to arbitration. However, they may not be suitable for all projects and all clients - this briefing sets out the key issues to consider.

Law Firm: Vinson & Elkins | Published: 14 October 2015 | Practice Area: Construction

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How far does good faith take you?

A ruling in a recent High Court case between Portsmouth City Council and Ensign Highways regarding good faith obligations in contracts is the latest decision in a growing line of cases concerning good faith obligations which can be an unfortunate area of exposure for contractual parties

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 23 September 2015 | Practice Area: Construction

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Insuring existing buildings in which and next to which construction work is taking place

Most real estate projects tend to be new builds with the developments constructed on empty sites, but it is not uncommon for construction work to take place next to existing buildings. This guide looks at insuring existing buildings in which, and next to which, construction work is to take place.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 September 2015 | Practice Area: Landlord and Tenant

Cross-border construction contracts: five common pitfalls to avoid

The construction industry is global, and entering into a contract with a counterpart domiciled in a different jurisdiction is not unusual. This Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co briefing looks at some of the common issues that parties can face when signing contracts with overseas companies.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 05 August 2015 | Practice Area: Construction

Rating: 6 people found this useful

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