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Vol 24 No 9 Sept/Oct 2019

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Construction Insolvency: Security, Risk and Renewal in Construction Contracts 6th ed


ISBN13: 9780414062917
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414028746
Published: April 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £297.00



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Construction Insolvency covers both formal insolvency and issues like bonds and guarantees and other forms of financial protection. It provides you with the answers to the practical problems that arise everyday in industry whilst also setting out the legal principles clearly and concisely, examining how the law deals with specific facts.

  • Explains the key concepts of insolvency and construction law
  • Sets the principles within the complicated contractual relationships of the construction industry
  • Includes detailed analysis of technical areas such as assignment, novation, trust, set-off, bonds and guarantee
  • Explores the interface with other areas of law, such as equity, property, disputes, and directors' liability
  • Discusses how insolvency commonly arises in the construction industry
  • Considers formal and informal insolvency - and deals with insolvency claims
  • Looks at adjudication, and the relationship between adjudication and insolvency enforcement procedures
  • Discusses the growing use of security devices as protection against insolvency
  • Covers directors and employees involved in construction insolvencies
  • Uses in-depth case studies to illustrate the everyday practice of insolvency
  • Draws on cases from the UK, Ireland, south-east Asia, and Australasia to highlight the problems that arise in practice
  • Gives practical guidance for solving specific problems