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COVID-19

August 7, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on projects in Algeria

Senior Associate, Sana Mahmud and Consultant Lawyer, Alice Gambato discuss the impact of COVID-19 on projects in Algeria, covering the measure imposed by the Algerian government, force majeure and the hardship under Algerian law and liquidated damages.

July 16, 2020

The impact of CIGA 2020 on Insolvency on UK Construction Contracts

In this article Laura Bowler considers the recent introduction of CIGA 2020- specifically the temporary and permanent measures that will have implications for insolvency situations under construction contracts with the UK including JCT and NEC.

July 2, 2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Construction Contracts - Recent Developments and Further Actions

Jon Miller’s latest note deals with the most recent developments in the construction industry in dealing with Coronavirus/COVID-19. The article covers the new Site Operating Procedure Version 5 (“SOP V5”), a recent case in the Technology and Construction Court interpreting a force majeure term clause in an agreement, current attitudes of some employers, contractors and subcontractors to delays caused by COVID 19 and looks at how the construction industry is dealing with COVID-19 when entering into new contracts.

June 18, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on projects in India: a FIDIC perspective

In this article Fenwick Elliott Partner, Nicholas Gould and Senior Associate, Sana Mahmud discuss the impact of COVID-19 on projects in India, covering the measures imposed by the Indian Government and claims for extensions of time and cost under FIDIC contracts.

May 11, 2020

Documents-only arbitrations in times of coronavirus (COVID-19)

 In an interview with Lexis Nexis, Nicholas Gould, partner and former member of the drafting committee for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)’s Documents-Only Arbitration Procedures (2016), explores the documents-only option for arbitrations during the coronavirus pandemic.

May 11, 2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Construction Contracts - Recent Developments and Further Actions

In this note, Jon Miller sets out the most recent developments the construction industry has adopted in trying to deal with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, and suggests what actions need to be taken.

April 14, 2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Construction Contracts - Recent Developments and Further Actions

Jon Miller provides a further update on the recent developments and further actions relating to the impact COVID-19 is having on construction contracts. He also outlines practical steps to be taken in light of recent developments.

March 31, 2020

COVID-19: Safe working on construction sites

In this article Senior Associate Philip Barnes gives a general note on safe working on construction sites in the light of Covid-19.

March 30, 2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Construction Contracts

In this article Fenwick Elliott Partner, Jon Miller comments on the impact COVID-19 is having on construction contracts, addressing practical steps to be taken in light of recent developments.

March 26, 2020

Actions for Covid-19 on your construction project

In this article Fenwick Elliott Partner, Nicholas Gould addresses some of the key points that should be taken into consideration with regards to the uncertainty about the impact that Covid-19 is having and will have on current projects and businesses. 

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus and Construction Contracts

In this article Fenwick Elliott Partner Jon Miller comments on the coronavirus and its possible impact on construction contracts. 

March 13, 2020

Covid-19: Covered

The outbreak of Coronavirus is hitting businesses hard already and the construction is not immune (on any level). Here we share our “starter for ten” – or ten places to start – when considering how to manage and plan ahead for the commercial impact of Covid-19 over the next few months. 

March 13, 2020

International construction business, COVID-19 and reasons to excuse performance or not!

In this article first featured in Building Magazine, Fenwick Elliott Senior Partner, Simon Tolson considers the affects the COVID-19 epidemic can have on businesses, and how you might get relief through clauses on force majeure and frustration.