Construction Law International - October 2016




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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The Nigerian Draft Arbitration and Conciliation Bill
Abdul Jinadu explores the main features of legislation that have recently been introduced in Nigeria to modernise the current legislative framework for arbitration.


Who might have investment treaty claims in infrastructure projects?
Professor Douglas Jones AO examines who is protected by investment treaties in infrastructure projects.


Rise and retreat: ten years of construction law in Australia
Wayne Jocic considers developments in Australian construction law to be dominated by the continued rise of legislation and a retreat by the High Court from new or simplified principles of common law.






From the Editors

From the Co-Chairs

FIDIC Initiative

Updates from around the World

Australia/New Zealand

Book review
Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts
Authors: Roger ter Haar QC, Marshall Levine and Anna Laney