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SCL North America has launched a new website at The Society, founded in 2017, is currently recruiting members from all sectors of the construction industry within the United States and Canada.

In past years SCL members have contributed to the Bi-annual NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey. The results of past surveys, found online, offer a valuable source of data on usage of contract forms, procurement methods and project types. NBS would be grateful if members assisted again by completing the survey at:

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2016 competition.

This Protocol was prepared by the Society of Construction Law for determining extensions of time and compensation for delay and disruption. The 2nd edition has been published, superseding both the 1st edition of the Protocol and Rider 1 to the 1st edition of the Protocol. You can download it for free, or order hard copies (with a discount for bulk orders).

CIC has published a new ‘Users' Guide to Adjudication', which replaces the Construction Umbrella Bodies Adjudication Task Group 'Users' Guide to Adjudication' produced in April 2003. More information here.

The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators invites expressions of interest in two Travelling Scholarships in Private Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication), each to be taken up for 4 weeks in Dubai in March/April 2017. Click here for more information

A paper recently published by SCL, 'All That Glistens is Not Gold: Some issues for the UK Construction Industry in a Post-Brexit World', by Christopher Muttukumaru CB, may be of special interest following the Brexit referendum. See here for more details

The draft 2nd edition of the SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol is available for comment during a four week consultation period, expiring on 8 July 2016. See here for more details

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2015 competition.