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  • Spoiler alert: new (and) enhanced contract? NEC4

    Article

    Submitted: 15 March 2017

    We have waited 12 years but we are now just weeks away from the new suite of NEC contracts which will be known as NEC4. The NEC has issued a paper setting out some of the features of the new contracts, we summarise the key ones.

  • Tax alert - ratification of Income Tax Treaties

    Article

    Submitted: 15 March 2017

    Kenya’s ratification of Income Tax Treaties with Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

  • Cayman Islands extends CRS notification and reporting dates

    Article

    Submitted: 10 March 2017

    The Cayman Islands have announced that CRS notification and first reporting deadlines have been extended by two months.

  • Trade based money laundering - compliance guidance Restricted access

    Article

    Submitted: 03 March 2017

    ​In a further attempt to combat the threats of trade based money laundering, a new joint publication by the ICC, the Wolfsberg Group and BAFT addresses the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) requirements of due diligence for financial institutions involved in international trade finance transactions.

  • Are the programmes requirements of NEC too complicated? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    Clause 31.2 contains a very long list of must be included within a compliant programme, as a minimum and 32.1 adds to that for each update. Isn’t that really all too much particularly if the project is a relatively simple one?

  • Float and time risk allowance are the same aren't they? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    Within the requirements for the content of an NEC programme is that it should show both time risk allowance and float. What are the practical and programming differences between the two? How do you make sure you show them and use them effectively?

  • Is the programme I submitted with a CE a revised programme under 32.2? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    The contract requires that any compensation event that is said to have an impact on planned Completion must be supported by the alterations needed to the Accepted Programme (62.2). Does that mean a new programme has to be submitted and if it does is that then the new Accepted Programme?

  • Financial Services Alerter - January 2017 developments

    Newsletter

    Submitted: 16 February 2017

    Issue 108 of this regular bulletin summarising significant legal and regulatory developments of relevance to the fund management and investment banking communities.

  • The FRCN and codes of corporate governance in Nigeria

    Article

    Submitted: 09 February 2017

    An overview of the Codes of Corporate Governance for Private & Public Companies, the Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Organisations.

  • Is there an implied acceptance of programmes? Restricted access

    Online Learning

    Submitted: 08 February 2017

    ​Given how central the programme is to the NEC it must be important that everyone works to the same, up to date, version of it. What happens then if a contractor submits a programme and hears nothing back? Is it accepted or not, does it make a difference?

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