Developments in technology Industry is driven, in part, by developments in technology — construction is no exception. Technology in the construction industry brings about positive change — cost effectiveness, increased efficiency and safer projects. However, technology also means new concepts, new products and new processes, all of which bring about new legal risk. The Canadian […]read more
Contractual Clauses Providing for Alternative Dispute Resolution
Almost every construction contract on large projects contains a mechanism for the
parties to resolve disputes. Many provide for multiple stages of dispute resolution, but
all aim to resolve disagreements as efficiently as possible to ensure the parties’ efforts
are focused on the project itself. This paper provides an overview of the CCDC regime and discuss some of the most commonly-seen alternatives.