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Projects, Construction & Infrastructure

28 September 2020
Jon Miller Fire safety and tall buildings – recent cases

United Kingdom - Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Surprisingly, while everyone is aware of the issues which the construction industry has had post-Grenfell with cladding and fire barriers, recent cases before the courts have resulted in claimants, for the most part, failing to recover any compensation. This article looks at the reasons why.

Author: Jon Miller
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Amy Elizabeth Garber Stop in the name of releases, before they break your claims

USA - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Given the uncertainty that COVID-19 has brought to federal projects, it is imperative now more than ever that contractors preserve rights to potential claims at all turns. Fortunately, with careful reading and documentation, contractors can satisfy the government's desire for releases while preserving their claims. A recent Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals decision is yet another caution for any contractor that signs a release without preserving claims.

Author: Amy Elizabeth Garber
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Malaysia - SKRINE

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