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


For the sixth consecutive year, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP 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 R. Garraway, John Birch, Stefanie Di Francesco, Raivo Uukkivi and Andrew Reback.

The Cassels Q&A gives a high level overview of main trends and current significant Canadian projects; procurement arrangements; transaction structures; contract types and key contract provisions for risk allocation, liability exclusions, payment, force majeure, delays, variations, subcontractors; licences, insurance, labour laws, health and safety requirements, environmental considerations, corrupt business practices, bankruptcy and insolvency, dispute resolution and tax issues; and proposals for project and statutory reforms in Canada.

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 organisations. Cassels has been a proud contributor to Practical Law’s Global Guide series since 2015.