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Defective work: where can an owner recover the cost of demolition and rebuilding? Liquidated damages: what is the consequence of leaving the amount payable blank?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

A recent Australian decision allowed the award of damages for the cost of demolishing and rebuilding an entire building because a polished concrete


How effective are variation clauses in your contracts?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

Most contracts contain clauses governing how variations to contract terms are to be agreed. Many of these simply provide that the parties must agree


A series of unfortunate events
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

Judges occasionally lighten their judgments with literary references. The quotation from Alice in Wonderland “Words mean what I want them to mean” is


Perfect timing: 'as soon as reasonably practicable'?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

Videocon was an Indian manufacturer of electrical equipment for the consumer market. On 9 August and 2 September 2011, it entered into US


Foreign Bribery Update - May 2016
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation


Design life warranties and fitness for purpose in Construction Contracts: the position in Australia and England
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2016

Although Australian construction contracts quite commonly provide for design life warranties in respect of plant, equipment, building or structures


UK Supreme Court rules on section 69 challenge to an arbitral award: do the courts plan to take a more active role in arbitration?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2016

On 11 May 2016 the Supreme Court handed down a ruling on a challenge to an arbitral award on a point of law, under section 69 of the Arbitration Act


How would a Brexit affect IP rights?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

Article 50(1) of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) provides that any member state may decide to withdraw from the EU. The referendum on the UK's


A cautious tale in avoiding personal liability in insolvency Re Ralls Builders Ltd (in liquidation) 2016
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

Directors can be held liable to contribute to company assets if they knew or ought to have known at a point before the commencement of administration


Chancel Repair Liability
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 24 2016

Chancel Repair Liability (CRL) is a medieval liability that obliges a landowner to repair, and pay for the repair, of the parish church's chancel