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Cassels Authors Overview of Construction and Projects in Canada for Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Global Guide


For the eighth year, Cassels has authored the Q&A Overview of Construction and Projects in Canada, part of the Global Guide series published by Thomson Reuters for Practical Law.

Contributors, led by Matthew Alter, include Mark St Cyr, Graham Brown, Andrea Gorys, Robyn Blumberg, Stephanie Garraway, Kyle Kuczynski, John Birch, Stefanie Di Francesco, Raivo Uukkivi, and Andrew Reback.

The Cassels Q&A gives a high-level overview of the main trends and significant deals; procurement arrangements; transaction structures and corporate vehicles; financing projects; security and contractual protections that funders require; standard forms of contracts; risk allocation; excluding liability, including caps and force majeure; contractual provisions covering material delays and variations; appointing and paying contractors; subcontractors; licenses and consents; projects insurance; labour laws; health and safety; environmental issues; corrupt business practices and bribery; bankruptcy/insolvency; public-private partnerships (PPPs); dispute resolution; tax and mitigating tax liability; and proposals for reform.

Practical Law resources are created and kept up-to-date by a team of expert editors who have significant experience gained in the world’s leading law firms, companies, and public sector organizations. Cassels has been a proud contributor to Practical Law’s Global Guide series since 2015.