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Construction weekly highlights—19 November 2020

Published on: 19 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Construction weekly highlights—19 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Payment
  • Applications for payment
  • Disputes
  • Litigation—notification of claims
  • Litigation—abuse of process
  • Litigation—unless orders
  • Fire safety
  • Fire Safety Bill
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Construction weekly highlights includes a case in which the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) considered whether a sub-contractor’s payment application was valid (RGB v TAWE Drylining), a case in which the Hong Kong Court of Appeal construed the requirements for notifying claims under a construction contract (Maeda v Bauer), a case in which the TCC struck out proceedings on the basis that they were an abuse of process (Re Fundão Dam Disaster), details of the House of Lords’ consideration of the Fire Safety Bill at report stage, the publication by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) of the responses to its consultation ‘Tackling Construction Industry Scheme Abuse’, the release of a report by the Green Alliance on what infrastructure the UK needs to get on track for ‘net zero’, and the publication of guidance from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on top actions that businesses in the construction sector must take to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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