Meet the Co-chairs - TAGLAW
Contact: David Rodighiero and Kyle Trattler; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
J & D Rigging Pty Ltd v Agripower Australia Ltd & Ors  QCA 406
On 20 December 2013, the Queensland Court of Appeal (1) overturned a controversial decision in J & D Rigging Pty Ltd v Agripower Australia Ltd & Ors (Agripower decision).
Contact: Patrick Mead; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
There is a distinction between an exclusion clause, the effect of which is to either absolve a party for the consequences of a breach of contract or duty or to define substantively the limit of the duty by negating obligations that the law would otherwise impose, and a liability cap, the purpose of which is to limit a party's exposure up to a pre-determined amount or percentage of contract value.
Contact: Ozgur Kocabasoglu; Erdem & Erdem (Turkey)
The goal of the public private partnership ("PPP") model is the procurement of public infrastructure investments, and the provision of long-term maintenance, operation and construction services, through a contractual relationship, which establishes a partnership between the private and public sectors. As stated in the legislative justification of the draft Law on the Amendment to Certain Laws and Decrees, submitted to the Turkish Grand National Assembly and later promulgated as Law No. 6527 ("Law No. 6527"), the structure of PPP model is ever-changing.
Contact: Jessica Taylor; Clarkslegal LLP (Reading, England)
Building Information Modelling is its official label; but BIM is essentially about effective sharing and management of information for the collective benefit of all involved on a construction project.