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The High Court of Australia has held that the termination of an employee for holding up a ‘scab’ sign while engaging in lawful industrial activity did not breach the Fair Work Act.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners has adopted a new commercial real-estate tax incentive aiming to encourage real-estate development in the Chicago region.
Cour de Cassation quashes decision that disregarded ICC rule on time limits to arbitrator challenges — two takeaways
This milestone decision further limits the scope for French courts to annul arbitration awards and reinforces the efficiency of France-seated arbitral proceedings.
Zachry v Port of Houston Authority: Texas Supreme Court rules for contractor despite no-damages-for-delay clause
The Texas Supreme Court has issued a decision that could have a huge impact on the construction industry in Texas involving several high-profile issues.
As you structure the features of developer notes, the following principles may help you maximise their marketability.
Australia offers a platform that allows new foreign investors to embrace the globalisation of real-estate capital with confidence.
Major changes ahead as Congress takes on the highway trust fund crisis — and looks to comprehensive tax reform
Over the next two weeks, major decisions will be made affecting the legislative tax agenda for the rest of this session of Congress and, in the case of tax reform, for 2015.
In this edition, DLA Piper focuses on infrastructure and its importance to the real-estate industry and real-estate development around the world.
Construction update — Australia: Diploma Construction (WA) Pty Ltd v KPA Architects Pty Ltd  WASCA 91
The Court of Appeal has upheld a contractor’s right to enforce a judgment obtained following the adjudication of a payment claim under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA).
DLA Piper has released Issue 15 of its Real Estate Gazette, which focuses on the topic of sustainability.
Real estate has a lifecycle from site identification, through planning, development funding and construction, to occupation, use and eventual sale.
We asked people across the European real-estate industry a series of questions about trends in sustainability, green certification and documentation.
This issue looks at some of the issues that will be prominent in the emerging financial environment and the developing products that are arising in the post recessionary global economy...
The Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013 was introduced into parliament on 14 November 2013.
DLA Piper has published the first edition of its global competition newsletter, Antitrust Matters.
This client alert provides an overview of some of the key developments in the natural gas sector in Tanzania.
DLA Piper’s Legal Notebook for December 2013 presents recent cases, headline issues and new legislation.
This guide examines the recent reform of e-disclosure obligations introduced to tackle the demands of modern business disputes and offers tips to help you stay ahead of the game.
Novation is an important feature of engineering and construction projects — particularly in relation to design and build procurement.
Part II provides an overview of the procurement process and what Japan is likely to expect from tenderers from commercial, compliance and cultural perspectives.