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What is an assignmentAn assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (the assignor) to another party (the assignee), for...
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8th Apr
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An assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one party (assignor) to another party (assignee), eg the transfer of the employer’s...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note focuses on the assignment of collateral warranties (see Practice Note: What are collateral warranties?). For more detailed guidance...
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8th Apr
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A no loss defence often arises due to the nature of the contractual matrix on construction projects. For example, a contract may be novated, the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the standard form novation agreements published by the City of London Law Society (CLLS) and the Construction Industry...
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8th Apr
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Banks and other funders frequently take an assignment of the benefit of the suite of construction documents in respect of a development as an...
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This Q&A discusses whether or not a clause in a contract between A and B that prohibits B from assigning the contract (ie a non-assignment clause) is...
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Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 8th Apr
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This Deed of novation is made on the [insert day] day of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of company] (in administration) (Company...
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Produced in partnership with Mills & Reeve 5th Mar
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This Deed of novation is made the on [insert day] day of [insert month] 20[year]Parties1[insert name of Outgoing Party] (Company Registration No....
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Produced in partnership with Mills & Reeve 5th Mar
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Produced in partnership with Mills & Reeve 5th Mar
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An assignment is an immediate transfer of an existing proprietary right, vested or contingent from one party to another. An assignment can either take...
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This Q&A addresses a scenario where only the schedule is novated and the rest of the original agreement is not novated (and remains an agreement...
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