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Co-operation and competition in a crisis: EU Temporary Framework on Competition Law and Coronavirus
The EU Commission issued its temporary guidelines on the application of competition law to business co-operation during Coronavirus.
Government sets out proposals for new building safety measures to implement the Hackitt Report
Government's proposal for a reformed building safety regulatory system in its response to the Building a Safer Future consultation.
Hybrid contracts - Should payment notices distinguish between sums due for construction operations and non-construction operations?
Following a recent case, the Court of Appeal considered hybrid contracts again in the context of the payment provisions in the Act.
No stopping the action says TCC in first COVID-19 adjudication judgment
The TCC has provided the first word on the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis on the running of adjudications.
Procuring in a pandemic: Cash-flow, Contracts, Construction, Cards and (Curtailing) Competition
The UK Crown Commercial Service released three Procurement Policy Notes (PPN) to assist public purchasers with COVID-19 created challenges.
Government introduces the Fire Safety Bill
Parliament presented the Fire Safety Bill on 25 March 2020, which will be of particular concern to multi-occupied residential premises.
Yuanda v Multiplex – “ascertaining” damages pre-adjudication under ABI bond
Steven Carey writes for Practical Law Construction in relation to the judgment in Yuanda v Multiplex.
Smart contracts, blockchain and construction dispute resolution
David Savage writes an article for Practical Law Construction about smart contracts' impact on construction dispute resolution processes.
Contract administration and notice provisions
English High Court decision on notification provisions in payment clauses and the timely challenge of disputed invoices.