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The End of Variation by Conduct in PFI Contracts - changes in making changes
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2018

The May 2018 Supreme Court case of Rock Advertising Limited (Respondent) v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited (Appellant) 2018 UKSC 24 has


Why PFI Holds No Lessons for Utility Regulation
  • NERA Economic Consulting
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 29 2018

A report issued recently by the UK's National Audit Office (NAO) identified a number of problems with the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Coming at


Public Contracts Judgments - Lifting of Suspensions
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, Ireland
  • March 20 2018

Two recent judgments from the High Court and the Court of Appeal have significant implications for how contracting authorities and bidders will think


Setting Aside Certificates for "Manifest Error"
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2018

In a judgment delivered last month, the English Court of Appeal considered the circumstances under which completion certificates under a PFI contract


Carillion and schools
  • Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2018

There has been a lot in the news about the appointment of a liquidator for Carillion and what this could mean for existing contracts with schools


How to reduce the cost of clinical negligence
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2018

The cost of NHS clinical negligence claims has hit the headlines again with the usual furore about money being diverted from frontline NHS care to


Ways of Escape - undoing PFI
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2018

The collapse of Carillion in January drew renewed criticism of the Government’s use of PFI. Last year John McDonnell, the UK’s Shadow Chancellor and


PFI in perspective
  • Globe Law and Business
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2018

The collapse of Carillion, plus the publication of the National Audit Office's (NAO) timely and perceptive report on private finance initiatives (PFI


Managing the PFI legacy
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2018

A year on from the government's tentative announcement regarding a reinvigoration of the PFI project pipeline, Labour promised to undertake a review


Infelicities and oddities of PFI contracts
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2018

The 750 or so ongoing PFI contracts in the UK are formidable documents, with numerous appendices containing complicated payment mechanisms. They are