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The Gulf Diplomatic Dispute and Construction Claims - Extensions of Time
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • June 11 2018

As Qatar continues its progresses towards the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the development strategy for the 2030 National Vision, the current diplomatic

What you need to know about the July 2018 amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 6 2018

On July 1, 2018, the first round of amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act - including its new name, the Construction Act - will come into

DoD’s New Guidance for Evaluating Contractor Compliance with NIST SP 800-171
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

The new Department of Defense ("DoD") guidance documents are a must read when deciding whether to protest an award to a contractor who has not fully

“Owners” of Forestry Licenses in British Columbia can receive Administrative Penalties, even if the Owner is not the Injured Worker’s Employer
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 29 2018

May 18, 2018: the Supreme Court of Canada releases its decision in West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal

New Standard in Texas as to When an Owner can Assert a Statutory Employer Defense?
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

The 13th Court of Appeals in Edinburg, Texas issued an opinion in February 2018 that would eliminate the statutory employer protection for general

‘Insolvency calls time on pursuing claims’
  • BPE Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

Claims remain frequent in the construction industry, and so do insolvencies. In the wake of main contractor Carillion’s entry into liquidation, and

EPA’s renovation, repair and painting rule (RRP) and the treatment of lead-based paint during post-disaster renovations
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

Under the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP) enacted on April 22, 2008, contractors

Words and Numbers: Contractor Forfeits Bid Bond When It Mistakenly Leaves Out “Thousand” Word
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

Contractors make mistakes with words. Contractors make mistakes with numbers. And sometimes, a mistake with words leads to a mistake with numbers. In

Court of Appeal Holds that Claims of a Public Entity are "Secondary" to a Contractor's Right to Prompt Payment
  • Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal recently rendered a decision supporting the right of general contractors to compel payments owed on

DFAR Cybersecurity FAQs Provide Practical Guidance Highlighting Expansive Scope of Contractor Requirements
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2018

For defense contractors, January 1, 2018 brought with it not only a new year, but also a new era - an era in which contractors must comply with the