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Veröffentlicht: 07 June 2019
We consider a decision in which the TCC had to wrestle with the fundamental incompatibility between adjudication and insolvency.
Veröffentlicht: 06 June 2019
In this second instalment of our Technology in Construction series, we look at the use of drones in the construction industry and the potential legal and insurance issues arising out of their use.
Veröffentlicht: 22 May 2019
In this blog post we outline some of the key areas where disputes may arise in relation to renewable energy projects in the wind, waste to energy, solar and hydroelectric power markets.
Veröffentlicht: 21 May 2019
We explore the decision in Thomas and Thomas v Taylor Wimpey and others  EWHC 1134 (TCC), which considers whether there is a qualification to the principle of non-recoverability of pure economic losses.
Veröffentlicht: 14 May 2019
The Government has announced that it will establish a £200m fund for the replacement of ACM cladding on privately-owned high-rise residential properties.
Author: Fleur Laventure
Veröffentlicht: 08 May 2019
The new conditions of contract came out on 07 May 2019.
Veröffentlicht: 30 April 2019
In this first instalment of our Technology in Construction series, we look at 3D printing and the potential legal and insurance related issues arising out of its use.
Veröffentlicht: 11 April 2019
The High Court has rejected a claim for professional negligence against a firm of quantity surveyors highlighting the difficulties faced by claimants in proving causation in such cases.
Veröffentlicht: 01 April 2019
We take a look at the amendments recently issued by NEC.
Veröffentlicht: 14 March 2019
The Court reminds architects of the importance of accurate and clear record keeping.
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The discussion focused on the potential impact of the findings and recommendations outlined in the report, including professional negligence claims and associated risks for the construction and insurance sectors.
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19 Jul 2019
The Irish regulator has published the findings from its review of closet tracking.
18 Jul 2019
Following a settlement last week the US Federal Trade Commission has imposed a fine of $5bn on Facebook in relation to its privacy law violations in connection with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The sheer scale of the fine, more than twice the maximum level possible under GDPR, and the market reaction to it raise a number of interesting questions.
We consider why buy-side insureds are starting to request the exclusion of insurers’ subrogation rights against the buyer’s professional advisors. Are concerns that contribution claims might be made against the seller well founded?
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