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Project Risk Vs. Company Liability
Business
Tuesday March 13 2018

Project Risk Vs. Company Liability

Shortly after Christmas, a number of media outlets reported that tier one engineering consulting firm Arup had settled a major court case related to traffic forecasting...

Architects Should Avoid Critical Risks When Signing Contracts
Business
Wednesday July 26 2017

Architects Should Avoid Critical Risks When Signing Contracts

In any commercial agreement, rules by which the parties will abide are determined by the contract.

Can Integrated Procurement Solve Australia’s Apartment Defect Crisis?
Business
Tuesday May 9 2017

Can Integrated Procurement Solve Australia’s Apartment Defect Crisis?

Australia is approaching the end of an unprecedented apartment building boom fuelled by the widespread adoption of planning policies that encourage higher density multi-unit housing.

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored
Commercial
Tuesday March 7 2017

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored

Organisations of all types face a world of increasing threats, both physical and virtual. These same organisations have significant responsibilities for minimising the associated risks to...

Engineering’s Golden Rule
Buildings
Thursday March 2 2017

Engineering’s Golden Rule

The Golden Rule, or the rule of reciprocity, states that one should treat others as one would wish to be treated. It is an astonishingly widespread...

NSW: Builders Insurance ‘Black Hole’
Residential
Tuesday February 28 2017

NSW: Builders Insurance ‘Black Hole’

The NSW Home Building Act requires that a licenced builder provides an insurance certificate to their clients prior to commencement of residential building works when the...

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage
Strata
Sunday February 12 2017

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage

Terrorism insurance programs need a reset to ensure clients are appropriately covered in light of the continuing shift from attacks on property to attacks on people...

Are Small Consultants Being Locked Out by Unfair Contracts?
Business
Tuesday January 31 2017

Are Small Consultants Being Locked Out by Unfair Contracts?

If you are a small consultant engaged on a major project, you would reasonably expect to be exposed from a liability perspective in respect of your...

Risk Mitigation: How Much Is Too Much
Business
Friday December 23 2016

Risk Mitigation: How Much Is Too Much

Where does the continued drive to mitigate risk in construction contracts stem from?

Business
9 Sep, 2015
RBA Warns of Risks in Commercial Property Market

A senior Reserve Bank official is urging regulators not to ignore the boom, and the subsequent risks, in the commercial property market.

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