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Construction disputes in the Middle East being resolved quicker than before, finds Arcadis report

May 11, 2017 UAE Business 0
  • Ongoing liquidity issues due to lower oil price led to increase in volume of claims submitted
  • Average value of construction disputes decreased, indicating higher number of lower value claims
  • Failure to properly administer the contract remains the most common cause of construction disputes
  • Party to party negotiation still the preferred method for resolving disputes across the region 

Ongoing liquidity issues within the Middle East construction market has seen an increase in the number of claims submitted however the industry is resolving them more swiftly, according to the latest research from Arcadis. On a less positive note, basic contract issues remain the root cause of many of the disputes that materialize across the region. Read more