Termination and suspension

Termination and suspension guidance:

This Practice Note considers termination by the Contractor under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books 1999, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010. It does not...

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This Practice Note looks at the Employer’s rights to terminate under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books 1999, the Gold Book 2008 and the Pink Book 2010. In relation...

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This Practice Note considers termination by the Contractor under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books 2017. It does not address the right to terminate at law. Further,...

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This Practice Note considers termination by the Employer under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books 2017. It does not address the right to terminate at law. Further,...

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What is force majeure? Force majeure is used to describe an event that occurs which is beyond the control of the parties, and which prevents them from fulfilling their...

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The JCT contracts contain detailed provisions for termination, setting out the grounds on which the parties may terminate and the consequences thereof. Under the JCT...

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This Practice Note considers the relevance of material breach in the context of construction projects, looks at contractual definitions of material breach and identifies...

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The NEC contracts contain detailed provisions for termination, setting out the grounds on which the parties may terminate and the consequences thereof (although they are...

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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the core of the contract...

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This Practice Note examines statutory and contractual rights to suspend performance of obligations under a construction contract, which principally arise in the event of...

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A construction contract may be discharged, terminated or determined in a number ways. These principally include: • by performance • by agreement/release • as a result of...

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This Practice Note looks at how consultant’s appointments might be terminated, explores the approach taken in standard forms and provides example termination clauses. It...

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Where a party to a construction contract becomes insolvent, the consequences of this insolvency are set out in the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). However, the contract...

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