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Project completion woes for global construction industry despite advances in planning controls download subscription

KPMG 15-Apr-2015

KPMG survey finds fewer than a third of projects are completed on time and on budget, and a skills shortage

Video: why innovation is crucial to infrastructure funding in Queensland weblink subscription

Baker & McKenzie 9-Apr-2015

The way ahead for Queensland’s infrastructure sector.

Canada: new working at height training requirements download subscription

Dentons 2-Apr-2015

Employers must now ensure that workers who use certain methods of fall protection complete an approved training programme.

CDM Regulations 2015: what’s new, what’s changing? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 2-Apr-2015 | Updated: 8-Apr-2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are about to come into force. What are the relevant changes, and how will these affect your projects? 

New CDM Regulations: what is changing (and what do you need to do)? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 1-Apr-2015

The draft Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are in the process of being approved by Parliament. This briefing highlights the key changes.

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Singapore: Employer successfully sues for breach of the implied term of good faith and fidelity and breach of confidence download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 6-May-2015

In a recent Singapore High Court action, a company successfully brought a claim against a current employee and a former one for breaching the terms of their employment agreements.

The Senior Managers Regime: the buck stops here – or does it? download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 6-May-2015

Annabel Mackay examines the employment implications of the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime and Code of Conduct.

Employer had insufficient evidence to justify decision that employee was disqualified from death-in-service benefit download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 6-May-2015

The Supreme Court held that an employer’s conclusion that its employee had committed suicide, meaning that his widow was not entitled to receive a death-in-service payment, was unreasonable.

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Energy Briefings

Supporting renewable energy in Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 30-Apr-2015

Serbia implemented a support scheme for renewable energy in its legal system for the first time in 2009.

Offshore oil and gas safety – a regulatory overhaul weblink subscription

Ince & Co 29-Apr-2015

Affected parties must think about who will be the ’operator’ for the purposes of the new European regulations.

Exploratory drilling for gas and oil: an environmental ruling from Europe download subscription

Schoenherr 23-Apr-2015

European Court of Justice proposes a subsidiary environmental impact assessment for trial exploratory drilling. 

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Health and safety in the construction industry: accidents and exposure to hazardous and carcinogenic materials download subscription

IBB Solicitors 6-Oct-2014

The construction industry, in terms of accidents, is one of the most dangerous places to work.

Litigation Briefings

Singapore: Employer successfully sues for breach of the implied term of good faith and fidelity and breach of confidence download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 6-May-2015

In a recent Singapore High Court action, a company successfully brought a claim against a current employee and a former one for breaching the terms of their employment agreements.

Jersey property law – breaking new ground in a traditional system of conveyancing download subscription

Collas Crill 6-May-2015

A judgement of the Royal Court released last month in a property dispute case (Fogarty v St Martin Cottage Ltd) breaks new legal ground in Jersey land law.

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Company Briefings

The Senior Managers Regime: the buck stops here – or does it? download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 6-May-2015

Annabel Mackay examines the employment implications of the new Senior Managers and Certification Regime and Code of Conduct.

Romania is arbitration-friendly download subscription

Popovici Nitu & Asociatii 5-May-2015

Arbitration agreements are easy to conclude, enforcement procedure is effective and there is autonomy in selecting arbitrators.  

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