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Paint it black - bleak picture for Hong Kong decorators slammed for market sharing and price fixing

In one of its first major rulings, Hong Kong's Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) has ruled against 10 decorating contractors for serious anti-competitive conduct as set out in the...

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Liquidated damages on work never completed

The English Court of Appeal recently considered what should happen when a contractor, through its own fault, never delivers any completed work, despite having contracted to do so by a...

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'Easier to recognise than define' - English Court of Appeal considers "practical completion" for the first time in fifty years

The Court of Appeal in Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 502, in a judgment published on 29 March 2019, has considered the meaning of...

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New Engineering of old challenges

In this Talking Point, we look at the legal status of the Project Manager's assessment under the NEC3, as well as the duties and roles of factual and expert witnesses. This case is of...

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Hong Kong court refuses to enforce an arbitral award on the basis of violation of public policy

In Z and Y [2018] HKCFI 2342, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) refused to recognize and enforce an arbitral award (Award) of the China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission...

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Adoption of new HKIAC arbitration rules

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) announced on 18 October 2018 that it updated its Administered Arbitration Rules, which had entered into effect on 1 November 2018. A...

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Summary of principles from recent NEC cases

As a market leading construction team with extensive experience in the NEC suite, Hogan Lovells has prepared a summary of principles from recent case law on NEC that may impact upon the...

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