“Arbitration is a formidable arena for final and binding dispute resolution and should never be misunderstood as some kind of step before litigation”

Parties before they fall into a dispute, believe that they understand most if not all of the facts on the matter and that they either possess or can procure most of the evidence that proves those facts, and that the applicable law will support their position of either entitlement or denial. This level of certainty is measured against a party’s predisposition to risk, and that triggers a decision to go to dispute.

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The effect of not responding to a claim for payment under a construction contract and the consequences

HENRY HATHAWAY writes that construction companies need to revisit their payment procedures as payers now must respond to payee payment claims or applications for payment, or amounts claimed for could become payable in full regardless of the what of the actual application value is. This article concerns payment in construction and the recent development in […]

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