There is always a focus on ensuring that completion occurs on time. Generally, contracts provide for liquidated damages if completion does not occur by the specified contractual completion date. But what happens if completion occurs too soon or if liquidated damages are not correctly dealt with?
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 03 May 2013 | Practice Area: Property Finance
In March 2007, the JCT launched a new Constructing Excellence contract with the aims of encouraging collaborative working, providing flexibility in use and encouraging parties to utilise risk management during the early stages of a project. Nabarro explores the contract's key features and issues.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 17 December 2012 | Practice Area: Construction
Whilst the opportunities for mining, resources and infrastructure companies in Africa are immense, there are also many obstacles. This report from DLA Piper is intended to provide a high-level snapshot of the mining industry and regulatory framework in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 28 November 2012 | Practice Area: Mining
Shoosmiths analyses the recent case of Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Townsend Project Management Ltd which highlights the risks to construction consultants of failing to advise their client properly and the dangers of failing adequately to discharge their duty to procure a signed contract.
Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 30 October 2012 | Practice Area: Construction
The liability cap in a contract to provide consultancy services was found unenforceable because of a contractual commitment to hold professional indemnity insurance for an amount higher than the cap. Wragge & Co have prepared an analysis of the case and some useful action points to consider.
Law Firm: Wragge & Co | Published: 08 October 2012 | Practice Area: Construction
International investors looking to move into the Russian market will invariably find themselves choosing between direct investment or selecting a Russian partner. Goltsblat BLP looks in detail at both of these principal investment strategies, outlining the key issues investors should be aware of.
Law Firm: Goltsblat BLP | Published: 26 September 2012 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes
When it comes into force in November, the Collective Investment Funds Order 2012 will require all prospectuses for certified funds to comply with new content requirements irrespective of the type of fund vehicle that is used or whether the fund is open-ended or closed-ended.
Law Firm: Mourant Ozannes | Published: 09 July 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Nabarro's May update for those in the real estate sector provides in-depth analysis on the Supreme Court's decision on what constitutes "proper understanding" in planning applications; development in public areas; Olympic Games and Sunday trading laws; buying real estate debt; and insurance risks.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 15 May 2012 | Practice Area: Planning and Development
With USD billions of infrastructure required in the Asia Pacific region, this comprehensive guide highlights how governments are turning to Public-Private Finance as a means of utilising private sector investment to deliver infrastructure and economic stimulus.
Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 10 May 2012 | Practice Area: Project Finance
The unprecedented economic growth in Asia has created an enourmous demand for financing solutions for economic and social infrastructure projects in the region. This guide from DLA Piper looks in detail at the development of Asian infrastructure projects with private captial.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 March 2012 | Practice Area: Construction
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