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Posted October 16, 2020 | Published in Contracts & documentation

Laura Bowler provides an update to her article ‘The impact of CIGA 2020 on Insolvency on UK Construction Contracts’, in light of extensions to some of the provisions in the Corporate Insolvency and Governance 2020.

Posted September 23, 2020 | Published in Contracts & documentation

Construction contracts and cash are the focus of Lucinda Robinson’s latest blog, in which she also reviews the recent decision in Rochford v Kilhan.

Posted August 13, 2020 | Published in General

The International Council for Commercial Arbitration recently published its report on “Cross-Institutional Task Force on Gender Diversity in Arbitral Appointments and Proceedings”. This provides a fascinating insight into the improvements to gender diversity in arbitral appointments that have been achieved in recent years and what has driven them. Claire King reviews the ICCA’s report and asks what lessons could be learned by Adjudicator Nominating Bodies in order to improve the gender diversity of their panels which, in stark contrast, remain stubbornly non-diverse.

Posted July 14, 2020 | Published in General

Cases turn on the evidence, so the credibility of expert and factual witnesses is crucial. Lucinda Robinson investigates the latest cases in the TCC that have put witnesses under the spotlight… and found them wanting. 

Posted June 17, 2020 | Published in General

George Boddy reviews three recent TCC cases involving challenges to Adjudicators’ decisions. 

Posted May 15, 2020 | Published in General

Claire King looks at the recent TCC case of Tecnicas Reunidas Saudia [“TRS”] v The Korea Development Bank (the “Bank”) and the difficulties faced in resisting calls made on on demand bonds in the English courts

Posted May 8, 2020 | Published in General

Bresco Electrical Services Limited (in liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited is once again the case in focus for this blog by Andrew Davies.