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Meaning of Practical Completion In Building Contracts
Following the recent judgment of Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal in the case of Mariner International Hotels Ltd v Atlas Ltd, the term ‘practical completion’ in Hong Kong building contracts is now arguably a legal term of art which means a state of affairs in which the works have been completed free from patent defects other than ones to be ignored as trifling.
Hong Kong
28 Mar 2007
The Pilot Scheme For Voluntary Mediation In The Construction and Arbitration List High Court of Hong Kong
Leading the way in the civil justice reforms in Hong Kong is the Construction and Arbitration List High Court with the recent implementation of a pilot scheme for voluntary mediation for cases in the Construction and Arbitration List (the scheme). The scheme is scheduled to run from 1 September 2006 until 31 August 2008. Specific details of the scheme are set out in Practice Direction 6.3 of the Construction and Arbitration List.
Hong Kong
4 Jan 2007
Hyundai v Vigour Appeal - Enforcing Agreements to Negotiate or Mediate
Is an agreement to negotiate in good faith or an agreement to mediate without any defined mediation procedure enforceable? Is an agreement not to arbitrate or litigate enforceable or is it against public policy to oust the jurisdiction of the courts?
5 May 2005
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