Construction Law International (CLInt) - January 2013


Construction Law International is the magazine of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee.

Launched in March 2006 and published quarterly, Construction Law International is a thought-provoking magazine with a balance of substantive and practical articles and news that anyone involved in the international construction industry will wish to receive.

In addition to feature articles, each issue includes latest updates from around the world, case updates and regular columns from experts across the globe. Construction Law International is sent to all members of the International Construction Projects Committee as part of their membership package. Back issues are available online.

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Reviewing ‘knock for knock’ indemnities following the Macondo Well blowout
Chidi Egbochue discusses indemnities in light of recent oil rig disasters.

Proactive project management: documentation and control suggestions for megaprojects
Albert Bates Jr determines the controls to monitor execution in ‘real-time’.


Substance over form: Australia’s highest court reconsiders the penalty doctrine
Richard J Manly SC outlines the implications of the High Court decision in Andrews v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group.


Fundamental changes to real estate acquisition by foreigners in Turkey
Orçun Çetinkaya, Pelin Baysal and Merve Tokatli on why Turkey is becoming increasingly attractive to foreign investors.


The legal defects liability period in view of the new Romanian Civil Code
Cristina Mihai and Flavius Florea examine whether the new code resolves defects liability period issues.




From the Editors


Updates from around the world


Case Updates


Expert evidence: trials, perils and pitfalls


From the Construction Law Campus
Construction law – the first 25 years


David Thomas QC
Walter Lilly: guidance on English law from the Mansion Madness case


From the Co-Chairs



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