Construction future developments tracker—2018 [Archived]
Construction future developments tracker—2018 [Archived]

The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Construction future developments tracker—2018 [Archived]
  • Legislation
  • Fire safety
  • Contracts/standards
  • Dispute resolution
  • Appeal cases
  • Infrastructure and energy projects
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

The Construction future developments tracker tracks key upcoming developments of interest to construction lawyers. Once a development occurs, it is moved into the archive for the relevant year. This is the archive for events that occurred in 2018.

For case law, see: Construction case tracker—2018 [Archived].

Legislation

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Invoice assignment: Ban on contract terms prohibiting the assignment of a receivable, or preventing the assignee from determining the validity or value of a receivable, or hindering their ability to enforce a receivable 31 December 2018 The Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations, SI 2018/1254 introduced the prohibition for contracts entered into on or after 31 December 2018.
Draft regulations were published in September 2017 (see: LNB News 18/09/2017 97) but were withdrawn in November 2017 (see News Analysis: Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2017: Unexpected consequences for lenders and LNB News 24/11/2017 73).
New regulations were published in July 2018—see LNB News 06/07/2018 82 and News Analysis: Updated draft regulations on business contract terms. The new regulations were approved by the