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English courts emphasise mandatory nature of FIDIC DABs

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

We reported recently on a decision of the Swiss Courts on the effect of clause 20 of the FIDIC contract where no Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) had

Pure economic loss in tort difficulties when the contractual counterparty has no money

  • 4 Pump Court
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 13 2014

A recent High Court case shows how the court can be reluctant to fill a contractual hole when a counterparty is in a weak financial position

Genesis Housing Association Ltd v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd (for and on behalf of Syndicate 4472 at Lloyd's) 2012 EWHC 3105 (TCC)

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2014

The recent case of Genesis Housing Association Ltd v Liberty Syndicate Management Ltd (for and on behalf of Syndicate 4472 at Lloyd's) 2012 EWHC

Court of Appeal refuses to extend duties of care for professional advisors

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

The Court of Appeal's interesting ruling in Hunt v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd 2014 EWCA Civ 714 overturns a first instance decision that found that

Adjudication: third party rights

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

As Mr Justice Ramsey explained, this claim raised the issue of the extent to which the rights of a third party enforceable under the Contracts

Swift adjudication will aid construction recovery

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2014

The much-welcome recent growth in the construction sector is underlining the importance of ensuring major projects are kept on track and are not

How to claim a contribution

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 3 2014

In construction projects it is often the case that there are a number of parties involved. When something goes wrong, it is not always clear which

The use of tortious claims to overcome limitation periods in construction disputes

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

A recent decision of the High Court has provided clarity as to the limitation period applicable to tortious claims against sub-contractors for

Net contribution clauses did the Court of Appeal get it right?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

The decision of the Court of Appeal in West v Ian Finlay & Associates (2014) is undoubtedly the most important British judgment on net contribution

Collateral warranties a refresher

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2014

Collateral warranties remain an important part of the suite of construction documents. Despite the introduction of the Contracts (Rights of Third