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Project Fatality: Now What? (Part Four)
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

This is the fourth and last of a multi-part series regarding project fatalities and related considerations for construction companies. There is no


The Impacts of the Building Act Amendment in the Czech Republic
  • Havel, Holásek & Partners s.r.o.
  • Czech Republic
  • September 22 2017

After a long time, the legislative procedure of the Building Act amendment has come to an end. The draft of this awaited amendment was definitively


Insurance Coverage for Construction Defect Claims
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • September 22 2017

Good news for businesses in the construction industry: South Dakota has become the latest jurisdiction to hold that construction defect claims are


Deal or No Deal? Board Reminds Contractors that Money “Awarded” in Final Decision May Evaporate If Appealed
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

In BES DesignBuild, LLC v. Dep’t of Veterans Affairs (CBCA 5640), the Board denied BES’ motion “for the immediate release of funds ‘awarded’” in the


When Surety Bond Incorporates the Subcontract by Reference, Is the Subcontract’s Arbitration Clause Also Incorporated? Federal Court in South Carolina Says Yes; Federal Court in Kansas Says No In Two Matters Involving the Same Parties
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

Two recent decisions from United States District Courts for the District of South Carolina and the District of Kansas, respectively, reached opposite


Owners Should Avoid Exercising Control over Contractors Means and Methods of Performing the Work
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

An owner that dictates a contractor’s means and methods of constructing a project can be liable to the contractor for breach of contract. In the Port


When Surety Bond Incorporates the Subcontract by Reference, Is the Subcontract’s Arbitration Clause Also Incorporated? Federal Court in South Carolina Says Yes; Federal Court in Kansas Says No In Two Matters Involving the Same Parties
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

Two recent decisions from United States District Courts for the District of South Carolina and the District of Kansas, respectively, reached opposite


Contractor Assumes Non-Delegable Duty of Care for Safety of All Project Employees Through Standard Form Contract
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

The construction industry’s use of standard form contracts (such as the AIA family of documents) is widespread and provides parties with consistent


BIM bother: contractor locked out
  • Burness Paull LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2017

A £55 million power station was to be built in the Falkland Islands. During the tender period, the contractor engaged the consultant to provide design


The importance of proper licensing for contractors
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

The potential ramifications of performing construction without being properly licensed can be severe. Fines and penalties are only the tip of the