All Legal Articles

Price-fixing charges on US$ 20.5 billion Four Rivers project
Seoul prosecutors say 11 contractors including Daewoo, Hyundai and Samsung could have inflated prices by as much as US$ 3.5 billion
Former SNC-Lavalin executive charged over Padma bribery
Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrest three more in connection with Bangladesh scandal
Polish contractor crisis hits LNG project
Polish Treasury pushes back completion date of major new LNG terminal after contractor bankruptcy and additional costs delay project
FIEC criticises new EU public procurement rules
European Construction Industry Federation brands revised directives “lengthy and complicated”
Fines for cement producers and associations
The Belgian Competition Council has imposed fines of €14.7 million on three cement producers and two associations for restricting competition
Permiting priorities
Steven Todd, Director of Advocacy, SC&RA will provide a webinar on how to set priorities for establishing long-term, successful relationships with state permit officials
LightSquared backer seeks US$ 1.9 billion damages
Harbinger Capital files lawsuit against defendants including Deere & Co and Trimble in attempt to recoup investment in bankrupt LightSquared
Ex-Saipem manager arrested
Former head of engineering division held in Italy amid Algeria bribery probe; separate charges also brought against Saipem by Italian market securities regulator
Stable second quarter for Fluor
US contractor sees growth in oil & gas business, but results from industrial & infrastructure segment slip
Acciona first half profit tumbles
Contractor blames changes in renewable energy regulation in Spain and weak infrastructure earnings for 40% year-on-year fall
Saipem fined for subsidiary’s Nigeria corruption
Italian contractor ordered to pay €600,000 penalty and has €24.5 million seized pending appeal over Bonny Island case
SNC Lavalin sues former employee for damages
Canadian contractor files lawsuit against a former executive vice president and a former consultant in connection with suspect payments in Libya
Suspended death sentence for former Chinese rail minister
Liu Zhijun sentenced to death with two-year reprieve, likely to be required to spend at least ten years in jail for corruption offenses
International dispute resolution mechanism outlined at ICEF
Pinsent Masons' Virginie Colaiuta will explain how investment treaty arbitration can benefit construction companies working overseas
Montreal Mayor resigns amid fresh fraud allegations
After taking office promising to end corruption, Michael Applebaum steps down after his arrest on 14 fraud charges amid on-going construction-linked scandal
Votorantim suspends US$4 billion+ IPO
Spin-off of Brazil’s largest cement producer is reported to have been cancelled after concerns about pricing, regulatory and market conditions
CoST needs US$ 20 million over next three years
Global anti-corruption initiative seeks further international support to help it expand into 22 countries
Global anti-corruption initiative lacks funds
Industry leaders urge governments to approve further financial support for Construction Sector Transparency (CoST) initiative during G8 summit
Saipem expects full-year loss
Italian contractor revises outlook amid commercial difficulties in Algeria, where corruption investigation is underway
World Bank bans Australian engineer for fraud
GHD and two of its subsidiaries are debarred from working on World Bank-financed projects for one year
Page 10 of 23