Monday, December 23, 2013

Contractors' Warranty Period

Contractors beware! The recently enacted Civil Code has an impact on the contractor’s obligations under Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts. The Civil Code, which took effect on August 6th 2013, imposes a statutory warranty period that applies to all Muqawala Contracts (Contracts to build).


Thursday, December 19, 2013

Variations to Construction Contracts

Over the past few decades, Oman has seen significant developments in its infrastructure. As part of its modernisation initiative, the country has been transformed with the development of an extensive road network, the construction of sea ports and airports, utilities, the reconstruction of governmental buildings, various landmarks and tourist destinations.


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Tips For Handling Disputes in Oman

Successful resolution of disputes can require significant investment of money, time and energy. Navigating disputes in Oman can be greatly simplified if a company implements a comprehensive, in-house programme to manage any dispute as it arises.


Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Award of Contractual Damage - Omani Supreme Court Principles

The Omani courts have distinct principles and doctrines which are applied when deciding on whether to award damages in cases for breach of contract.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Non Disclosure Agreements

The first and most important consideration of a seller of a business should be how to protect the secrets of the business during the sale process. It is very important that sellers seek legal advice before disclosing information about a business to interested parties.