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WA Government announces changes to Market-led Proposal policy
Insight 29 Nov 2022

The Western Australian Government has announced changes to its Market-led Proposals (MLP) policy to improve timeframes, accountability and expectations surrounding the policy and lead agencies. ...

Tesseract v Pascale - a welcome default position on proportionate liability in arbitration
Insight 23 Nov 2022

Whether proportionate liability regimes found in State and Commonwealth legislation can apply in arbitration has long been a vexed issue. ...

Have your say in proposed NSW building reforms
Insight 07 Nov 2022

The NSW Government has taken another significant step in its 'Construct NSW' building and construction industry reforms. The draft legislation is wide ranging in scope and will impact those operating in the commercial and residential construction space. In this Insight, we explain some of the key proposed areas of reform. ...

The resurrection of rise and fall mechanisms in infrastructure contracts
Insight 06 Oct 2022

Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, ongoing supply chain challenges associated with COVID-19 and a red-hot infrastructure market, 2022 was the year that Australian contractors firmly rejected the traditional approach to input cost risk allocation. ...

Australian Infrastructure Investment report 2022
Insight 28 Sep 2022

Australia’s mature and stable market has maintained investor confidence and continues to be a leading destination for investment. However, investors face a range of challenges, particularly supply chain constraints and economic instability, due to rising inflation and higher costs of borrowing. ...

Lessons from Daewoo v INPEX: calls on bank guarantees
Insight 08 Sep 2022

Last week the NSW Supreme Court published an important decision concerning a principal's ability to call on a bank guarantee in circumstances where a contractor is facing financial troubles and/or potential insolvency in Daewoo v INPEX [2022] NSWSC 1125. ...