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  • Developers - secure copyright in plans or risk damages and injunctions

    Article

    Submitted: 29 March 2017

    ​A developer using drawings produced for another party may infringe copyright and be at risk of a claim for damages and an injunction.

  • Podcast 589: Extensions of time

    Video Podcast

    Submitted: 28 March 2017

    ​Simmons & Simmons partner Rob Horne talks to Richard Dyton about a ​recent development in extensions of time.

  • Funding mass tort claims against multinationals - Vedanta, Shell and Unilever

    Article

    Submitted: 17 March 2017

    The costs regime in England & Wales makes it an attractive forum for mass tort claims against multinationals.

  • 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.

  • Ontbijtseminar: (her-)financiering van ondernemingen

    Seminar

    Event date: 05 April 2017

    Marieke Driessen, partner Financial Markets en Frédérique Jacobse, counsel Financial Markets, spreken over '(her-)financiering van ondernemingen'.

  • Spring Budget: Impact on the UK infrastructure sector

    Article

    Submitted: 09 March 2017

    ​Simon Moore, Partner in our Government Group, summarises and comments on the impact of the 2017 Spring Budget on the UK infrastructure sector.

  • 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 flows and Asia's power sector

    Article

    Submitted: 28 February 2017

    An update for investors and financiers on recent developments in the power sector in Asia including the implications of the Paris Agreement, AIIB, OECD Arrangement Sector Understanding for Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Projects, and other initiatives targeting a less CO2 intensive energy future.

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