Construction law blog of CERHA HEMPEL
This is the blog of the Construction Team dealing with construction matters and disputes in Cerha Hempel Dezső and Partners. Our colleagues regularly publish on civil and construction law issues of great interest, which are recurring significant problems for businesses in the construction industry. The materials published here do not constitute legal advices, we can only give them in individual cases. However, our easily understandable analyses can still help you manage risks effectively: avoid avoidable litigation, and prepare for unavoidable lawsuits.
Ministry Decree on List of Products for Price-Based Contract Modification and on the Related Evaluation Procedure Issued
On the basis of the authority granted in the Government Decree, the products that can serve as the basis for such a modification of a construction contract are listed in Decree No. 4/2023 (II. 23.) of the Government Minister responsible for the construction industry.
New cases where construction contracts in government projects can be modified to recover cost increases induced by war inflation
The Decree essentially states that contractors can request the modification of contracts that were concluded before the start of the war in order to recover inflation costs that exceed the levels of normal business risk.
Investment Protection in case of Breaches of Contract
The relationship between investment protection and the enforcement of claims under civil law – an introduction.
Ground-breaking rules – How to manage ground risk in construction projects
What the earth hides is always a mystery, and so are the legal implications stemming from unknown conditions.
National Architectural Planning Council
This article gives a brief overview of the National Architectural Planning Council and its functions.
A Stop to Office and Home Construction?
Buildings with a total useful area of more than 5,000 sqm and apartment buildings located on a single building plot with at least six apartments and a total useful area of more than 1,500 sqm will not receive a preliminary or final building permit in procedures...
Another two-year grace period for nearly zero-energy buildings
Buildings will only have to meet nearly zero-energy requirements if they are occupied after 30 June 2024 instead of 30 June 2022.
Coronavirus as a vis maior cause – in the light of a Curia judgment –
The apropos for this article is a judgment by the Curia that analyses coronavirus as a vis maior cause from several aspects.
YOUR GUIDE TO SAFE DIGITAL CONTRACTING
THE NEED TO ADAPT Ask yourself: has your business been hit by the coronavirus pandemic? Even if the answer is a definite ‘no’, you have probably already been thinking about how to prepare your business for such events. We have all witnessed how the Covid-19 outbreak...
Construction Industry Status Report – Construction output grew by almost a third
This article is a summary of the figures published by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office on the performance of the construction industry in December 2021.
Dr. András Fenyőházi
Dr. Ilona Rónay-Csordás, LL.M.
Dr. Bence Rajkai