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International quarterly - issue 12, 2014

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • December 24 2014

Of all the provisions to be found in the FIDIC form, those of clause 20 have attracted by far the most comment. One of the potential hurdles that

Good faith obligations under NEC3

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 1 2014

Parties to NEC3 contracts must act in a spirit of mutual trust and co-operation. We consider what that means under English law and in other

Negotiating a bond or guarantee

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2011

This month in our sister newsletter Dispatch, we reported on the case of Kookmin Bank v Rainy Sky SA & Others where the Supreme Court preferred the Buyers’ construction of a bond because it was consistent with the commercial purpose of the instrument

General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

Parent Company Guarantees - is there an alternative?

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 27 2013

Parent company guarantees are a common feature of construction and engineering projects. Their purpose is simple: to provide one party with security

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Mistake and rectification of contracts: two recent cases

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2010

Two recent cases have highlighted when the court will allow rectification of a contract following mistake

General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas

Recovering wasted management costs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 29 2012

Significant management costs can be incurred when one party is required to reorganize internal resources or divert staff from their usual activities in order to investigate, manage and mitigate the effects of the other party's breach of contract