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Kennedys
10-year limitation period for a building action re defective building work commences on the date an occupancy permit is first issued.
McCullough Robertson
The statutory duty of care has been the subject of 3 recent SC decisions, which are among the first to consider its application.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
World class sporting infrastructure must include innovative and integrated facilities for alternative sources of revenue.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The NSW Court of Appeal has confirmed that a personal interest that cannot be legally enforced is not a compensable "interest in land"...
HHG Legal Group
Parties wishing to resolve complex building disputes now face projected 4 year delays before they can obtain outcomes.
McCullough Robertson
Licensed subcontractors are able to carry out elements of building work for which the head contractor may be unlicensed.
Canada
Lawyers Financial
Forget Canada Day. Here in Montreal, July 1 is all about overpriced U-Hauls and sidewalks littered with old furniture. The island's official moving day, when almost every lease either expires...
McMillan LLP
Ontario has added fifteen new species to the list of Species at Risk in Ontario (the "SARO List") and made corresponding amendments to O. Reg. 242/08 (the "Regulation") under the Endangered Species Act (the "ESA").
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Home Construction Regulatory Authority ("HCRA"), the provincial administrative authority responsible for licensing all new residential construction builders and vendors...
MLT Aikins LLP
Record investment and a hot construction market have made this an exciting time for owners and contractors in Western Canada. There are, however, significant risks amid these booming market conditions.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal (the "Court") recently heard a summary judgement application involving a condominium board that had made a claim in tort that a developer owed a duty of...
McLennan Ross LLP
In complex construction projects, an owner will often engage a prime consultant to design and construct the entire project. The prime consultant, in turn, then often engages sub-consultants...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
"Ensuring payment of contractors and subcontractors and encouraging liquidity in the flow of funds to them are both significant preoccupations in the construction industry."
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
As discussed in a previous article, the coming into force of The Limitations Act (the "New Act") on September 30, 2022 is set to have major impacts for the legal profession and the construction industry.
Guernsey
Collas Crill
In this opinion piece, Senior Planning Consultant Chris Crew shares his views on some of the challenges faced by Guernsey's Development and Planning Authority (DPA) in the context of the upcoming
India
IndusLaw
Recently, the division bench of Hon'ble Punjab & Haryana High Court in the case of Experion Developers Pvt. Ltd. Vs. State of Haryana & Ors. has held that merely obtaining occupancy certificate before Section 3 ...
Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva
In most circumstances, parties to a construction project would elect which standard form of contract they wish to apply to their project and thereafter execute the same.
Moldova
GRATA International
Despite multiple crisis periods, we have noticed that real estate prices have been rising worldwide. Moldova is no exception.
New Zealand
Cavell Leitch
A significant increase in farm values has led to farm succession planning becoming more complex.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
One of the first roadblocks prospective tenants face when looking for property to rent is the security deposit. The purpose of a security deposit is to protect the landlord against any possible damage the...
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