I just read a very well researched paper from an American Law professor, which looked at managing conflict in construction, and the various forms of dispute resolution and how they performed in resolving disputes.

America does not have adjudication, which is in effect here in the form of a Security of Payment Act. As we know, the US is a very litigious environment and construction is no exception. I thought it might be interesting to look at what they contend with over there versus…