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United Kingdom - April 15 2011 Back-to-back agreements, by which a main contractor seeks to pass its obligations and liabilities towards the employer through to its subcontractor(s), are becoming an increasingly common feature of construction projects.
United Kingdom - August 21 2009 Most construction and engineering contracts require the contractor to complete the works by a specified date failing which the employer will be entitled to recover liquidated damages for delay at the rate stated in the contract.
United Kingdom - September 30 2009 In our March 2007 newsletter, we examined the English law position in relation to clauses which entitle a party to terminate a contract in the event of a "material breach" by the other party.
Global - November 24 2010 When negotiating international commercial contracts, it is important that the parties carefully consider their choice of governing law and dispute resolution clauses and that both are expressly set out in the contract.
Chris Bailey, Peter Coney, Peter Godwin, Gavin Margetson, Dominic Roughton
Japan - July 31 2013 The use of target cost contracts has increased in recent years as employers have sought means to incentivise contractors to bring in projects within…