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Landmark decision of English Supreme Court on penalty clauses and enforceability of liquidated damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

In the recent cases of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi and ParkingEye Limited v Beavis (2015 UKSC 67), the English Supreme Court


Construction newsletter - (number 78)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2015

An employer cannot rely upon a contractor's failure to comply with a condition precedent for commencing arbitration, if the employer's action caused


イングランド最高裁判所違約罰条項と損害賠償予定額の 執行可能性について重要な判決を下す
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2016

イングランド最高裁判所は先般の Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi 事件 および ParkingEye Limited v Beavis 事件2015 UKSC 67判決においてイ


Construction of inconsistent contract documents
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2015

A construction contract typically comprises a set of contract conditions which are accompanied by technical documents such as the employer's


Enforcing DAB decisions: the Perusahaan saga continues
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 31 2014

The case of PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK v CRW Joint Operation (Indonesia) 2014 SGHC146 is the latest court ruling in what has become a


Recovering wasted management costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Notice requirements in construction contracts a Southeast Asia perspective
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam
  • April 26 2012

It is common for construction contracts to require a party to give timely notice of claims to the other


English Court of Appeal: The valuation of omitted works should not account for any breach of contract
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2014

This is the second case between MT Hojgaard AS ("MTH") and E.ON concerning the construction of the Robin Rigg East offshore wind farm in the Solway


FIDIC dispute adjudication boards: mandatory or optional?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 28 2014

Two recent cases have provided welcome guidance on the issue of whether or not the FIDIC forms of construction contracts provide that it is mandatory


Fitness for purpose obligations take precedence over specification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

In the recent case in the English High Court of MT Hojgaard v E. ON1, it was held that a fitness for purpose obligation in a construction contract