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Category Archive: Collateral Warranties

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Failure to Provide Performance Bonds and Warranties

February 26, 2014| Collateral Warranties, Construction Contracts, Litigation

What sanction will the courts impose? Failure by contractors to provide performance security documents and collateral warranties is a common concern for employers. The recent case of Liberty Mercian Ltd v Cuddy Civil Engineering Ltd and Cuddy Demolition and Dismantling … read more

Can you Adjudicate under a Collateral Warranty?

September 17, 2013| Adjudication, Collateral Warranties, Construction Contracts, Dispute Resolution

In the recent case of Parkwood Leisure Limited v Laing O’Rouke Wales and West Limited, the Technology and Construction Court had to consider whether a collateral warranty could constitute a ‘construction contract’ for the purpose of section 104 of the … read more

Understanding Collateral Warranties

May 4, 2012| Collateral Warranties, Professional Consultants

Why do collateral warranties need to be provided? What should you look out for when providing a warranty? The use of collateral warranties has become so widespread that it is now quite rare to see a construction project which does … read more