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Withholding Notice in Adjudication – When is it Necessary?

Posted on 29/09/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Disputes in the construction industry often start with the failure of one party to pay another party, or else the failure of the contract administrators to issue a certificate. As.. read more

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Expert Witness Institute Conference 2017.

Posted on 27/08/2017 · Posted in Expert Information, Expert Witness

The 2017 Expert Witness Institute Annual Conference Upside Down and Inside Out – Experts Under Pressure 21 September 2017 Church House (Westminster, London) Bookings now welcome for the Expert Witness.. read more

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Adjudication Advantages and Disadvantages.

Posted on 21/08/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is a mechanism for resolving disputes in the construction industry, introduced as a compulsory means of dispute resolution by the Construction Act 1996. Adjudication has many benefits and perhaps.. read more

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Deutsche Bank v Comune di Savona

Posted on 05/08/2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Interest Rate Swap

This case is the most recent in a number of cases brought in the English courts by Italian local authorities against banks. The banks are not necessarily English but the.. read more

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Adjudication Construction Act 1996.

Posted on 22/07/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is not a new concept to the construction industry and has been available to disputing parties since the 1970’s, however it was not often used and not as explicitly.. read more

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Banque Cantonale de Genève v Sanomi

Posted on 16/07/2017 · Posted in Financial Litigation, Investment

When a promissory note is not executed as a deed, can the claimant bank rely on forbearance as adequate consideration? In a recent judgment in Banque Cantonale de Genève v.. read more

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Adjudicator Guilty of Bias – In what Circumstances might that happen?

Posted on 08/07/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

As adjudication becomes increasingly popular as a way of settling disputes, particularly in the construction industry where it is the compulsory route to dispute resolution in the UK, so too.. read more

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LIBOR Issue Given Further Exposure in Queen’s Speech Debate in House of Lords

Posted on 30/06/2017 · Posted in Criminal Cases

Lord James of Blackheath said the following as part of the debate (taken from Hansard): My Lords, before I start, I place on record that before speaking tonight I took.. read more

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Bradley Willcox et al v. Lloyds TSB (US case, Honolulu, Hawaii.)

Posted on 20/06/2017 · Posted in Expert Witness, Financial Litigation, Investment, Property

US Litigation focuses on consumer rights in complex loans Willcox v Lloyds had some similarities with the previous case in Northern California of Dugan v Lloyds TSB. This time a.. read more

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Consequences of Losing an Adjudication.

Posted on 11/06/2017 · Posted in Adjudication

Adjudication is a form of alternative dispute resolution introduced in the UK in 1996 by the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act (the Construction Act) as a compulsory method for.. read more