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The Modern Slavery Act – making a statement in the construction industry

The Modern Slavery Act is an important step forward when addressing the problem of human trafficking and forced labour in the construction industry. 
05 May 2017

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Burges Salmon announced as legal partner to new national driverless cars project

The firm is legal partner to the CAPRI consortium that has received government funding to support its Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Pilot Scheme.
26 April 2017

Adjudication enforcement: administration is no escape route

In South Coast Construction Ltd v Iverson Road Ltd, the Technology and Construction Court found that an administration moratorium should not prevent enforcement.  
06 April 2017

Changes to insurance for driverless cars

The Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill is the government's first proposed change to support driverless car technology. What does this mean for insurance and the introduction of driverless cars?
17 March 2017

Record fines for airlines in breach of carbon emission rules

The Environment Agency has published details of the latest fines for breaches of aviation emissions regulations, including the largest single fine to date.
03 February 2017

Driverless cars: CCAV responds to consultation on regulatory and insurance changes

The government has published a response to its consultation on regulatory changes needed to support advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technology. We summarise the key points.
26 January 2017

Transport trends in 2017 and beyond

Dispute Resolution Festive Forecast: today, we look at future developments in transport.
08 December 2016

Are smart contracts a real thing yet?

An update from the second R3CEV smart contracts template summit.
08 December 2016

Construction contract drafting in a post-Brexit world: price fluctuation clauses

In the second of the series we look at whether price fluctuation clauses help the parties cope with the cost uncertainty of Brexit.
30 November 2016

Government's air quality plan quashed by High Court: implications for the transport sector

The High Court has ruled that the government's plans to address poor air quality do not do enough to meet the UK's legal obligations under EU law.
29 November 2016

Insolvency in construction: a contract toolkit

While post-Brexit data indicates that the economy performed better than expected in the short term, it is always prudent to assess insolvency risk. Here's a reminder of your legal defences.
29 November 2016

NEC3 contract notices: what to watch out for

In the second of the series of NEC3 articles we consider what you need to do to ensure notice is validly given under your contract.
29 November 2016
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