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Superintendent as Agent of the Principal for All Purposes: Does It Work?

United Kingdom - August 7 2018 Sometimes in construction contracts, the superintendent is stated to be the agent of the principal exclusively or solely (as stated in GC21) or “at…

Gregory Steinepreis.

NT Decision Confirms Importance of Parties to Address all Potentia lConsequences in Adjudication

Australia - July 27 2018 The tight timeframes the Construction Contracts (Security of Payments) Act 2004 (CCA) imposes on an adjudicator, coupled with the interim nature of…

Brendan J. Reilly, Melissa J. Koo.

Tragedies Lead to Review of Building Materials

Australia - June 20 2018 Recent fires in high-rise buildings, such as the 23-storey Lacrosse building fire in Melbourne, Australia, as well as the tragic loss of life at the…

Gregory Steinepreis.

Compare and Contrast Effectiveness of Risk Allocation Clauses in Australia

Australia - May 25 2017 Risk allocation is a key purpose underlying commercial agreements between contracting parties. The process of risk allocation in the construction…

Supreme Court of Western Australia Overturns JDAP Decision for the First Time

Australia - May 25 2016 Recent Decision Deems Development Approval for Proposed High-rise Apartments in Perth Metropolitan Area Invalid In the recent decision of Nairn v…

Margie M. Tannock.