Retentions Regime Review: A Legal Shemozzle?
2 March 2020 – Auckland
3 March 2020 - Christchurch
4 March 2020- Wellington
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This meeting was a high-level introduction to passive fire and what you need to know about issues impacting building compliance, and what can be done to improve industry practice. Presentation by Alan Page, Technical Director - Passive, PFITS Consultancy and Jonathan Laird, Project Manager and Director Proform Group .
The session covered the nuances of mediation and how to reach a successful outcome via amicable mediation. John Green played the role of the Mediator and Dr Naseem Ameer Ali and Stuart Robertson the Narrators.
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The Development of the Law on a Builder’s Duty of Care
Where are my Retentions? Insights from the Ebert Construction Insolvency and Practical Advice for Subcontractors
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Covering all phases of a construction project, from procurement, insurance, performance, to termination and resolving disputes.
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Emily broke down the key elements of delay analysis, drawing on her experience of working on large international construction disputes to provide real-world examples.
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This presentation covered some of the nuances of design and construction of New Zealand’s largest naval ship – HMNZS Aotearoa, including the commercial challenges for contracting and managing a complex engineering project. It discussed the challenges of complying with local and international maritime laws and regulations and the work done to ensure the vessel will be safe and compliant, and fit for purpose.
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A review of insurance considerations and implications for the drafting of insurance clauses for construction contracts, focusing on the NZS3910 suite (incl. 3916 & 3917). The presentation will review how insurance responsibilities affect the parties’ risks and the potential cost of a project, and review the extent of cover available as this relates to the contract clauses.
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Peter Degerholm put the proposition that NZS3910 (and related) conditions of contract need to be regularly reviewed and updated, and that we need to start now. Paul O’Brien as co-presenter provided a well-informed contractor perspective.
The session covered some questions that the construction industry should be asking:
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an interactive session on the role of the expert witness in construction disputes, and debate the common tensions that typically arise in the expert / lawyer relationship.
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the construction industry has so far escaped the widespread digital disruption that has had such a significant impact on other industries. At the same time, construction projects continue to face unique efficiency problems with considerable capacity for the digitisation and automation of services delivery.
Hosted by: Society of Construction Law and Gallaway Cook Allan, Dunedin
This panel discussion was facilitated by SCL to discuss concerns regarding construction procurement in New Zealand. This has been raised by the Master Builders Association who are seeking feedback from SCL Members about provisions and practices included in some construction contracts.
Hosted by: Society of Construction Law and Registered Master Builders Association
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