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We are delighted to announce we have opened a new office in Houston, Texas – our second in the State and ninth in the US.
Today we announced the launch of our in-depth report, 'Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenges of climate change', which finds that the underwriting practices of (re)insurers are a major catalyst for change among businesses in the ongoing climate crisis.
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
This update includes a round-up of recent court decisions dealing with the definition of a construction contract, enforcement of adjudication decisions by companies subject to a CVA, pay less notices, contract interpretation and co-insurance.
Case review 2022-07-07
Is a collateral warranty to a construction contract also classed as a construction contract? The answer had been taken for granted until a decision arose which found a particular collateral warranty was actually not a construction contract for the purposes of the Housing Grants (Construction & Regeneration) Act 1996. As a result, it did not include the statutory right to adjudicate, and an adjudication brought in relation to it was invalid for lack of jurisdiction.
The law of prescription is set to change on 1 June 2022, when Sections 5 and 13 of the Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018 finally come into force.
The State Opening of Parliament will take place on 10 May 2022, with the Queen’s Speech setting out the Government’s agenda and economic plans for the next session. We take a look at what new laws could be announced and what measures from last year’s Queen’s Speech are confirmed as being carried over.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight recent legal and regulatory developments in the product safety and product liability sphere, and provide an overview of the key topics and trends that are likely to impact upon corporates and their insurers in the months ahead.
We are delighted to announce here in Singapore that Kennedys Legal Solutions, via Partner Glenn G. Cheng, has secured expanded instructions to act for the head JV Contractor Daelim-DEME/Dredging International Asia Pacific JV on the Tuas Terminal Phase One ("TTP-1"), Finger 2 Project, as well as the head JV Contractor, Penta Ocean-Hyundai-Boskalis JV on the Tuas Terminal Phase Two ("TTP-2"), Finger 3 Project.
Kennedys receives top tier rankings in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the region.