Construction Law International - December 2014


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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Decennial liability under Muqawala contracts in the UAE: a tough pill to swallow
Kanishka Singh explores decennial liability in the UAE and looks at similar provisions in the laws of other MENA jurisdictions.

On-demand performance bonds: important clarification from English courts
The use of on-demand bonds has become more prevalent and bond calls more frequent. Richard Williams reviews important developments in UK courts.


Integrated project delivery: a prescription for an ailing industry
In this article, Howard W Ashcraft provides an accessible primer on integrated project delivery for construction industry professionals.








From the Editors

Case update

Updates from Around the World

From the construction law campus
Troy L Harris explores the challenges of multi-contract and multi-party arbitrations in designing dispute resolution systems for IPD.

David Thomas QC
Time-bars revisited

Book Review
Andrew Tweeddale reviews Construction Contract Variations by Michael Sergeant and Max Wieliczko 

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