Construction Law International December 2009

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International Construction Projects Committee news

Editors’ note, message from the Co-Chairs and report from the IBA Annual Conference in Madrid.

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Updates from around the world

New developments in construction law across jurisdictions.

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'No dispute' arguments under dispute resolution and dispute escalation provisions
Rupert Choat

Construction projects are notoriously dispute-prone. Indeed, it is not unusual for parties to be in dispute about whether they are, in fact, in dispute in a manner which triggers the dispute resolution mechanisms under the contract. As this article demonstrates, resolving the question of whether a dispute has in fact arisen requires detailed analysis of the particular contract being used as well as the caselaw which has grown up around such analysis.

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Book reviews

Reviews of important construction law books – including ‘desert island books’.

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Keating Chambers column

Farewell creates furore. 

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Case updates

Multijurisdictional case updates from those in the know.

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