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Contract amendments may leave liquidated damages clauses vulnerable

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2014

A Commercial Court decision last week could have significant ramifications for liquidated damages ("LDs") provisions in construction contracts. The

Building and Construction Industry Payments Act reform - key changes

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • September 19 2014

Amending legislation was passed by Parliament on 11 September 2014. It aims to address “widespread dissatisfaction with the way adjudicators are

Ground cover - issue 4, September 2014

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • New Zealand
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  • September 19 2014

The Government is promising better protection for sub-contractors’ retention payments through a Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) to be introduced to

BCIPA changes passed the amendments we had to have?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

After almost 10 years and approximately $3.7 billion worth of adjudication applications made, legislation enacting significant reform of the Building

All change: a revised SOP regime in Queensland

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

The significant reforms proposed for Queensland's security of payment legislation, the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004, were

Extended limitation period for breach of contract claims for defective building work in Victoria

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

Victorian owners now have 10 years from the issue of the occupancy permit in which to bring a claim in contract or tort for defective building work

Mechanics lien subordination: Illinois further limits construction lenders’ ability to ensure priority against mechanics liens

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 18 2014

On July 16, 2014, Illinois enacted Public Act 98-764 (Senate Bill 3023) (“SB 3023”), which amends the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act (770 ILCS 60 et

Reasonable and proportional indemnity costs: not a contradiction

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2014

This blog has recently considered the issue of indemnity costs arising out the enforcement of an adjudicator's decision. Another recent case has

Australian Construction Dispute Resolution Newsletter September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses are commonly used in Australia and appear in most construction contracts in one form or another. These

Professional consultants’ obligations to third parties

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

The Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision which will be welcomed by consultants and developers alike. Hunt & Ors v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd &