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Scullion – The Trend Is Nigh
Claims by lenders against valuers have now become commonplace, particularly in the buy-to-let arena, following the well publicised property crash.
UK
27 Jun 2011
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Frustration and Material Adverse Change - The Secret to Avoiding Contracts in Troubled Times?
When economic conditions deteriorate, some parties inevitably find compliance with their contractual commitments more difficult. But can a party avoid its obligations on the basis that performance has become more expensive or onerous as a result of the economic climate?
UK
21 Apr 2010
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Claims Exposures For Architects
We consider the potential claims that architects may be exposed to in the current economic climate.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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OFT Fines 103 Construction Companies For Breach Of Competition Law
On 22 September 2009, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) brought its five year investigation into bid-rigging in the construction industry to a conclusion, imposing fines of £129.5 million on 103 contractors.
UK
2 Nov 2009
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Government White Paper: ‘Reforming Financial Markets’
On 8 July 2009, HM Treasury’s White Paper entitled ‘Reforming financial markets’ (the ‘White Paper’) was published.
UK
24 Jul 2009
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Predictions For 2009: What Construction Insurers Need To Know Now
2009 could see some major legislative changes which will impact upon construction professionals and their insurers. This briefing looks into the crystal ball, and sees what the year may hold...
UK
4 Feb 2009
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The Current Landscape For Construction Disputes
Following the Wembley Stadium litigation, in this article we examine the current trends in dispute resolution and consider the options available to construction professionals.
UK
12 Nov 2008
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Be Wary Of Guarantees
In the current market, investment landlords will be doing all they can to ensure that potential tenants have full and sufficient covenant strength, as well as vetting proposed assignees and sub-tenants. We are likely to see heads of terms containing belts, braces and more.
UK
20 May 2008
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Severely Weakened HIPs
The National Association of Estate Agents, 125 cross-party MPs, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, and (Location, Location, Location) presenter Kirstie Allsopp - hardly a revolutionary force, but ultimately successful in forcing the Government to u-turn into removing the Home Condition Report (HCR) from the forthcoming Home Information Pack (HIP).
UK
15 Nov 2006
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The Devil’s In The Detail: RICS To Move Away From Detailed Conduct Rules
We reported, in the last edition of the Property Professionals’ Liability briefing, on some of the key recommendations made by Sir Bryan Carsberg following his review of the regulatory regime of RICS. In this article we focus on one of those proposals, that is the move towards principles-based regulation, in respect of which RICS has firmly grasped the nettle.
UK
 
2 Nov 2006
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