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Projects & Construction Quarterly Bulletin (April 2021)

  • Market Insight 12 April 2021 12 April 2021
  • UK & Europe

  • Projects & Construction

Welcome to the Projects & Construction team’s Quarterly Bulletin for Q1 2021

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  1. Are we entering a new era for witness evidence?

    The ICC and English Business and Property Courts have turned their focus on witness evidence, resulting in a new Report and new court rules, respectively. This article considers the arising trends, what they mean for users, and the potential impact on other forms of domestic and international dispute resolution procedures and practices.

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  2. Qatar’s North Field East LNG liquefaction project, carbon capture, and the future of LNG

    In February 2021 Qatar Petroleum (QP) announced that it had reached final investment decision (FID) in relation to its US$29 billion North Field East LNG Liquefaction Project (NFE). An onshore engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract was awarded to a joint venture between Chiyoda Corporation and Technip Energies. In this update, we describe the project in the context of the predicted growth of the LNG market over the next two decades and the potential role of LNG in achieving net zero.

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  3. Chartered Institute of Building programmes for the future

    In February 2021, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) launched the Planning Protocol 2021 (PP21). Unlike the name suggests, the PP21 is a best-practice guide for producing and assessing project programmes by reference to recognised industry standards. In this update, we explore some of the benefits the PP21 has on the construction sector.

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  4. Liquidation, termination, prolongation

    As we await the judgment of the Supreme Court in the Triple Point case, we assess the current state of play, in light of recent developments in the world of liquidated damages.

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Year in Review 2020 and Predictions for 2021

In early February, the Projects & Construction team at Clyde & Co launched our annual "Year in Review" online hub, a collation of market and legal updates from across our global network. As part of this, we produced a 2021 predictions report which forecasts key developments in the industry and what we might expect from the remainder of the year. 

Access our Year in Review 2020 Online Hub

Download our Predictions 2021 report



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