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Cassels Brock Authors Overview of Construction and Projects in Canada Published by Thomson Reuters

Publish: 07/22/2015

Cassels Brock has authored an Overview of Construction and Projects in Canada, as part of a global guide series published by Thomson Reuters. Contributors include Matthew Alter, Todd Robinson, Mark St Cyr, Leonard Loewith, David Ward, Raivo Uukkivi and Laurie Jessome.

The overview gives a high level overview of major trends and significant deals; procurement arrangements; transaction structures and corporate vehicles; financing projects; security and contractual protections that funders require; standard forms of contracts; risk allocation; excluding liability, including caps and force majeure; contractual provisions covering material delays and variations; appointing and paying contractors; subcontractors; licences and consents; projects insurance; labour laws; health and safety; environmental issues; corrupt business practices and bribery; bankruptcy/insolvency; public private partnerships (PPPs); dispute resolution; tax and mitigating tax liability; and proposals for reform.

Read the full chapter here.