Construction Law International - June 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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Recent judicial consideration of endeavours clauses in Australia and Singapore
‘Best’, ‘reasonable’ and ‘all reasonable’: is there a difference? Cameron Ross and Sam White discuss.

Romania: grounds for refusal to recognise foreign arbitral awards
Sorina Olaru and Daniela Ghervas explore the reasons why foreign awards may not be enforced in Romania.


FIDIC’s Guidance Memorandum to users – a half-baked solution?
Andrew Tweeddale examines whether the recently issued FIDIC Guidance Memorandum provides the answer to enforcement of binding.








From the Editors

Updates from Around the World

Case updates

Time bars as penalties after Andrews v ANZ
Might provisions such as time bars be rendered unenforceable?
Andrew Downie assesses.

David Thomas QC
Liability capping and carve-outs revisited

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