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The 2017 changes to the AIA Contract Documents: A summary of the relevant changes to the owner-contractor forms

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) contracts are the most commonly used set of construction contract forms on commercial projects in the United States. This article looks at the recent once-in-a-decade changes.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 19 July 2017 | Practice Area: Construction

Assessing costs under the New Engineering Contract

Ian Yule, construction partner at Shoosmiths LLP, discusses forecasts and assessments under the New Engineering Contract (NEC).

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 19 July 2017 | Practice Area: Contract Law

A powerful gatekeeper – who should host the common data environment?

The decision in Trant Engineering Ltd v Mott MacDonald ltd [2017] case is of particular interest as it is the first case where building information modelling features substantively, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 19 July 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

African Election Insights Series: Senegal

In the second instalment, Linklaters explores with law firm Geni & Kebe, the potential effect of the election in Senegal, due to take place in July, on key areas of economic activity in the country.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 18 July 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

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Pyramus and Thisbe fall out: can a court settle a party wall dispute?

This briefing examines the decision in Lea Valley Developments Ltd v Derbyshire earlier this year.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 04 July 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Adjudication watch - the latest cases and issues June 2017

In this latest 'Adjudication Watch' the Gowling WLG construction team reviews key cases relating to adjudication from the last few months.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 03 July 2017 | Practice Area: Construction

Where's the benefit?

A recent case is a reminder to landowners that in order to enforce restrictive covenants over a neighbour's land, they have to show that their properties enjoy the benefit.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 30 June 2017 | Practice Area: Real Estate

Neighbourhood planning: power to the people?

In this article, Linklaters' Louise Samuel explains the concept of neighbourhood planning – what is it and who might get involved.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 30 June 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

How has Brexit impacted real estate one year on?

On the anniversary of the UK's referendum to leave the EU, Gowling WLG lawyers assess what impact the decision will have on core land law in England and Wales.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 29 June 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Procurement Pulse - June 2017

DLA Piper's selected case law this month presents Advocate General and European Court analysis of how TFEU general principles have been applied in practice.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 27 June 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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