Category: Updates

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Court of Appeal tackles Japanese knotweed and the law of nuisance
  2. Adjudications: liquidators ‘regularly’ start them – but should they?
  3. Court rules on a payment mechanism for milestones
  4. Moderating a procurement bid – court spells out how it should be done
  5. Government announces ban on combustile cladding
  6. New Homes Ombudsman
  7. New NEC Practice Note for offsite modular construction

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. Supreme Court rules bank owes no duty of care for gambler’s credit reference
  2. Court of Appeal confirms contract clause bars eot for concurrent delay
  3. Failure to obtain assignment of engineer’s report sinks duty of care claim
  4. New government consultation on amended Building Regs fire safety guidance
  5. Revised NPPF published
  6. Government plans new measures on insolvency and corporate governance

The update can be accessed here.

International Arbitration Update

Please find attached the seventh 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. Airline claims plane leases are void for common mistake
  2. Tough exclusion clause passes Court of Appeal examination
  3. Court of Appeal blocks escape route for Misrepresentation Act exclusion clauses
  4. Government announces new requirements for public service contracts
  5. Government consults on banning combustible cladding
  6. Letwin house building study published
  7. Retention Bill second reading postponed again – to the autumn

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. Supreme Court says parties must stick to their NOM clause
  2. Adjudication “true” valuation derails winding up petition
  3. Subject to board approval term blocks contract formation
  4. Hackitt final report calls for new framework to drive culture change and the right behaviours
  5. Government to act on final Hackitt report
  6. GDPR guidance issued for NEC4

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. Court adds an extra ground for staying adjudication enforcement
  2. Interpretation of ‘Defect’ leaves tunnel contractor with bill for over £100million
  3. When the courts can, and cannot, fill gaps in a contract
  4. Government consultation on cladding regulation changes
  5. Retention Bill wording published but date of next reading put back
  6. New 2018 suite of RIBA Professional Services Contracts
  7. GDPR now in force

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. Project insurance is no protection for roofing subcontractor after fire
  2. Good faith back on the agenda – for “relational contracts”
  3. So whose job is it to obtain planning permission?
  4. Winfield Rock and BIM Protocol 2
  5. Government keeps payment practices in its sights
  6. Sir Oliver provides an update on the build out review

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. 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.