International construction contracts

International construction contracts guidance:

What is arbitration? Arbitration is a alternative form of dispute resolution to litigation, under which a dispute is submitted to an arbitrator (or arbitrators) for...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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A dispute board is a panel appointed to assist in the resolution of disputes which arise under a construction contract. It is intended to allow the swift and...

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• Does the company have a due diligence policy which covers all parties to a business relationship, including the company's supply chain, agents, joint venture or similar...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities...

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What does FIDIC mean? What do they do? FIDIC stands for 'Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs–Conseils', which is best translated from French as the International...

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This document contains quick links to searchable PDF copies of the key FIDIC standard form contracts, including the 2017 editions and 1999 editions of the Red Book,...

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This Practice Note identifies the key commercial and contractual issues that need to be considered when dealing with construction projects outside the UK, including...

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Governmental risk Force majeure The principle of force majeure has long been recognised in civil law legal systems. It reflects the idea that circumstances beyond the...

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Comparison with traditional building or engineering contract The label 'EPC Contract' (or 'Turnkey Contract') is not a term of art. It is easier perhaps...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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An estimated seven per cent of the global workforce works in construction. Many millions of people building homes, offices and infrastructure. The work is often hard,...

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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Convention on Combating...

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The Equator Principles (EPs) are a risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in project financings. Introduced by...

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