CLAIMS AND COUNTERCLAIMS WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Venue: JW Marriott Hotel

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Jun 16, 2008
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Description

Outline

• Mediation as an alternative to arbitration and
litigation
• Defects liability in construction contracts
• Rights and obligations of construction
professionals
• Litigation strategies in construction contracts
• Disputes and legal issues in property damage
arising from a neighbor’s excavation works
• Termination of contracts: Termination
provisions, grounds of termination and
implications of wrongful termination
• Civil litigation / winding up proceedings
• Compromise / arbitration / mediation
• Preparation for dispute resolution / evidence
• Contract / administration / termination /
completion
• Recovery of payments due / interim measures
• Liability for payments to contractors
• Liquidated and ascertained damages – PAM
69 & PAM 98 and the applicable law
• LAD – legal and practical implications
• Legal remedies in construction disputes
• Injunction on performance bonds
• Dispute on possession of construction site /
variation orders
• Legal implications of liquidated damages
clause
• Legal implications of interim and final
certificates
• Extension of time and termination
• Claims for head office expenses – calculations
and apportionment
• Construction arbitration in Malaysia – practice
and procedure

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