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Following multiple postponements, the VAT reverse charge for building and construction services has come into effect today, 1 March 2021.
This update includes a roundup of recent court decisions dealing with payment provisions, settlements after adjudication, arguments of natural justice in adjudication, and clarifying the meaning of “reasonable endeavours”.
This is the fourth of our series of articles providing an introduction to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) series of contracts, in light of its proposed use on the Reconstruction with Changes Project in Peru. In this article we explore dispute resolution under NEC, considering the commonly used options of adjudication and Dispute Avoidance Boards.
This is the latest of our series of articles introducing new users to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) suite of contracts, with particular focus on its proposed use on the Reconstruction with Changes Project in Peru. Here, we consider the standard pricing options under the NEC Engineering & Construction Contract (ECC).
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with arguments of manifest injustice in enforcement proceedings, retention, adjudication procedure and further consideration of the interplay between the insolvency and adjudication regimes.
Case review 30/10/2020
In one of the most significant decisions dealing with the interplay between insolvency and adjudication since the Supreme Court judgment in Bresco Electrical Services Limited v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited [17.06.20], the Technology and Construction Court considered John Doyle Construction Limited’s application for summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision.
Following our last two articles in our series regarding “modern methods of construction” , this article will focus on contractual issues to be considered when drafting contracts related to projects using MMC and in particular, off-site construction.
In the second of our series of articles intended to introduce new users to the NEC (New Engineering Contract) suite of contracts, and with particular focus on its proposed use on the NRC Project in Peru, we explore the general principles of NEC design liability.
“Fenomeno del Niño” is the name given to an unpredictable weather event specific to the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean.
The world looks a little different since we wrote our introductory article about MMC back in March. Countries the world over have been significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus and have tried to prevent its spread through lockdown measures of varying degrees.