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CPD Talk: Unravelling the philosophy of EOT clauses, the validity of LD clauses and the prevention principle

Organiser(s): The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS)

Name of Event: Unravelling the philosophy of EOT clauses, the validity of LD clauses and the prevention principle

Date & Time: Monday, May 31st 2021 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (HKT)

Location: Online

Language(s): Cantonese supplemented by English

Fees: HK$150 for members and HK$210 for non-members

The talk will discuss the following:

a. Historical development of EOT clauses
b. Conventional approach of courts to determine whether a LD clause is a penalty
c. Are notice provisions framed as conditions precedent penal clauses
d. Possible implications of the recent decision of the U.K. Supreme Court in the case of Cavendish Square v Makdessi (2015) on the conventional approach to the determination of penalty clauses
e. Whether the prevention principle is an implied term or a principle of law
f. Validity of EOT clauses that seek to make the contractor liable for LD in the case of concurrent delay

Details/ Registration Link

Registration Deadline: First-come-first-served

CPD: 1.5 CPD hours

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