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Termination for convenience: What is the contractor entitled to?

by White & Case LLP on

Construction contracts often include termination for convenience clauses. Three recent cases highlight the potential financial implications of terminating for convenience....more

The Risks of Suspension under Construction Contracts

by White & Case LLP on

Two recent cases from Australia and Hong Kong highlight the serious dangers of a wrongful suspension of works under a construction contract. Wrongful suspension may ultimately lead to the termination of a contract, and...more

Overpayments in Construction Projects: Getting Repaid (Or Not)

by White & Case LLP on

Construction and engineering contracts usually contemplate interim payments being made "on account", meaning that any overpayments or underpayments can be redressed in later payment claims, or in the final account. However,...more

Tenth Circuit Holds that the False Claims Act’s Materiality Requirement Has Teeth in Granting Summary Judgment to Government...

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

On April 22, 2016, in a decision issued before the Supreme Court’s Escobar opinion, the Tenth Circuit addressed the question of what a relator must show to meet the materiality requirement in an implied false...more

Letters of the Law: 'D' is for Decennia

by DLA Piper on

Sometimes the greatest risk lies in what a contract does not say. Construction contracts usually state a length of time during which the contractor is liable to return to the handed-over project to complete outstanding...more

Doosan v MABE: English Court Injuncts Owner from Calling Performance Bond When Owner Has Failed To Issue a Taking-Over Certificate...

by Reed Smith on

It is quite rare to see a Court hand down a judgment in relation to a FIDIC-based contract. The reason is that most FIDIC-based contracts contain an arbitration agreement resulting in disputes being resolved privately and...more

Major Construction Projects - Key Risk and Insurance Strategies (Presentation)

by K&L Gates LLP on

In This Presentation: Insurance in Context: Construction Risk Management; What Insurance Can and Can’t Do; Consider/Anticipate all Stakeholders; Construction Risk Management; Insurance challenges: Market Conditions;...more

JAMS Global Construction Solutions - Volume 4, No. 3 • Fall 2011

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In This Issue: Costs in International Construction Arbitration; JAMS Goes International — and U.K. Adjudication Comes to the U.S. and JAMS; The Collaborative Settlement Process and Its Application in Construction...more

UK Public Procurement Law Digest: Framework Agreements

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Court gives guidance on legal remedies available in respect of improperly awarded framework agreements: Two recent decisions made by the High Court in Northern Ireland demonstrates that, under certain circumstances, the...more

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