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Exploring FAC-1 and framework alliancing contracts

Published on: 21 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exploring FAC-1 and framework alliancing contracts
  • What is framework alliancing?
  • What is FAC-1?
  • What is the background to FAC-1?
  • What are the main features and key provisions of FAC-1?
  • Which forms may be used for ‘project contracts’ under FAC-1?
  • How does the call off procedure operate?
  • What are the key benefits and risks associated with FAC-1?

Article summary

Construction analysis: In early June 2016, the Association of Consultant Architects (ACA) published the first edition of the Framework Alliance Contract (FAC-1). John Hughes-D’Aeth, partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, considers the new form and suggests that agreements based on FAC-1 will not offer anything radically different in reality from contracts already in use in the industry. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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