Contractual Clauses Providing for Alternative Dispute Resolution

May 24, 2012

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.

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