Category: Updates

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Adjudication award: court orders partial stay after SPV abandons its project
2. Court throws lifeline to adjudication smash and grab victims
3. How to spot a pay less notice
4. Government updates power of trade bodies to challenge late payment terms
5. New consultations on NPPF overhaul and developer contributions
6. Considerate Constructors Scheme goes Ultra
7. Government consults on housing complaints system
8. The GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 – are you ready?

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Frustration, the contract killer, and “Thriller Live” in Greece
2. Court can set the timing on a timeless obligation
3. Contract termination – could it also be acceptance of a repudiation?
4. Government gets tough on lease issues
5. MP’s retentions bill goes forward to a second reading
6. FIDIC 2: programmes and time

The update can be accessed here.

International Arbitration Update

Please find attached the sixth edition of Mayer Brown’s Global International Arbitration Update, a bi-annual publication that summarises key events in international arbitration from the preceding six months. The update, which covers both commercial and investor-State arbitration developments from around the globe, is divided into five sections:

  • Mayer Brown firm updates;
  • Legal updates from across the globe, including updates to the CIETAC, CAA, BCDR-AAA, DIAC and DIS Rules and updates from the ICC and LCIA;
  • Global case law developments;
  • Upcoming Mayer Brown Events; and
  • Key Mayer Brown Publications.

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. If a contract notice has serious consequences it needs to be…?
2. Adjudication – so what exactly is the dispute?
3. Recovering adjudication costs – Late Payment Act to the rescue?
4. Fire safety regulatory system “not fit for purpose”
5. HSE sets up new advisory network
6. Small Business Commissioner’s complaint handling service goes live
7. FIDIC2: Now on sale and Notice means Notice

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. The Construction Act payment regime is not just for…..interim payments?
2. When an emailed notice of arbitration gets personal
3. A pay less notice is not psychic
4. IR35: Is it heading for the private sector?
5. VAT reverse charge on the way for construction labour supply
6. January date for MP’s bill for scheme to hold retentions in trust
7. FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books, edition 2, have arrived

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Concurrent contractor delay cancels out act of prevention
2. Architects’ budget overrun gives client damages to start again
3. Every pay less notice needs…a basis of calculation
4. Government consultation puts retention under the spotlight
5. So how is the amended Construction Act working? The government is consulting
6. Business and Property Courts up and running

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Houseboat buyers tie up moor misrepresentation damages
2. Court sorts out baggage subcontract works and saves sectional delay damages
3. Court says no to a wind up
4. JCT updates Tendering Practice Note
5. Government’s corporate governance reform package unwrapped
6. Government consultation on new measures to boost housing supply

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Contract for £15 million bonus made in a pub? You cannot be serious?
2. Broken code leaves Supreme Court with contract interpretation enigma
3. Adjudicator’s liquidated damages ruling shuts out contractor’s second wave of eot claims
4. Independent review of Building Regulations and fire safety
5. New white paper on BIM for Civil and Structural Engineering
6. Industry Response Group to lead construction industry building safety response

The update can be accessed here.

International Arbitration Update

Please find attached the fifth edition of Mayer Brown’s International Arbitration Update, a bi-annual publication that summarises key events in international arbitration from the preceding six months. The update, which covers both commercial and investor-State arbitration developments from around the globe, is divided into five sections:

  • Mayer Brown firm updates;
  • Legal updates from across the globe, including updates to the SCC, TAI, ICC and VIAC Rules and Qatar’s new arbitration law;
  • Global case law developments;
  • Upcoming Mayer Brown Events; and
  • Key Mayer Brown Publications.

The update can be accessed here.

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Lack of sludge contract notice sends £4.4 million claim down the drain
2. Exemption clauses are not a horror show…
3. If I say my subcontract work is practically complete, then it is…or is it?
4. TAC-1 Term Alliance Contract gets official launch
5. GDPR – less than a year away
6. NEC4 is here

The update can be accessed here.