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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


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


A significant new decision: Walter Lilly v Mackay July 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2012

In a major judgment published on 11 July 2012, Walter Lilly v. Mackay, Mr Justice Akenhead, the judge in charge of the Technology and Construction Court in London ("TCC") has given guidance on a number of important issues in construction law


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


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


How to terminate contracts effectively
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2013

On 10th October 2013 the Technology & Construction Court, a division of the English High Court, decided the case of SABIC v PLL and SCL. The case


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


Court considers enforceability of DAB decisions made under FIDIC Red Book
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 29 2010

In the recent case of PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK v CRW Joint Operation 2010 SGHC 202, the Singapore Court considered and set aside a decision of an Arbitral Tribunal ordering PGN to pay CRW US$17m in respect of an award made by a DAB


AJU v AJT 2011 SGCA 41
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 31 2011

The Singapore Court of Appeal has reaffirmed that the public policy ground for challenging an arbitral award will be interpreted very narrowly by the Singapore courts, overturning a previous High Court decision


Letters of intent recent cases
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

Letters of intent often form the foundation for construction works, but they also often form the basis for disputes