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Why aren’t alliancing contracts more widely used in construction?

Jonathan Cartledge to take over as the new chief executive officer of Consult Australia.

Contractual risk management and limiting liability is more important than ever

Slaughter and May associate Chloe Halloran gives her perspective on contractual risk allocation in the UK market.

JICA’s Keisuke Fukui: Mandating dispute boards

Keisuke Fukui, director at the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) makes clear the importance they place to standing boards amid some challenges.

Smart clauses and dispute boards can cut delays

Siobhan Fahey, a chartered arbitrator and chartered engineer has set out how small clauses can cut project delays as experts discuss project delivery and dispute management. 

Peter Collie: Onerous risks will drive prices higher or quality down

International construction lawyer with 3PB, has warned that growing risks on contractors will likely lead to rising prices, falling quality or other problems for clients.

Legal experts warn practicality and theory differ

Legal experts operating across the Middle East and Africa, have warned that there are some challenges to applying international contracts with local insight.  

International contracts improving Tanzanian procurement

Senior engineer with the Ministry of Transport of Tanzania, says government benefiting from adopting international standard contracts. 

Legal specialists make case for contract modernisation

The use of construction contracts across the Middle East and Africa has a strong base but needs to reflect sustainable modern drivers. That is the strong message emerging from Day one of the FIDIC Contract Users Conference in the region.

Jeremie Witt: Delaying disputes still attractive to some

Jeremie Witt, partner at CMS, warns that the desire among both contractors and employers to kick disputes down the road has been the biggest challenge to dispute board adoption. 

AFD’s Emeline Oudin sets out clear ESHS requirements

France’s international development agency has put significant sustainability and social clauses into contracts for its €12bn per year projects.
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