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Construction & Engineering

Case Digest: University of Warwick -v- Balfour Beatty Group [2018] – an interpretation of “Practical Completion”

Achievement of ‘Practical Completion’ under a building contract has significant consequences, including marking the end of substantive works and the start of the defects liability period. However, while this is a term known by many across the construction industry, there is no single definition that constitutes Practical Completion.

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Science & Technology

2018 has flown by, but don’t forget about the NIS Regulations!

The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (“NIS Regulations”) rather quietly came into force in UK law on 10 May 2018, overshadowed by all the attention given to the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). For many that rely on business continuity for essential and/or digital services, this is a welcome piece of legislation to ensure cyber security standards are met and to protect business continuity in the age of the internet.

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