Marek Topór, PhD a Speaker at the 2nd Congress of Contract Terms in Construction
28 October 2021
On 28 October, the 2nd Congress of Contract Terms in the Construction Industry was held. Marek Topór, PhD, a senior associate at KKG, delivered a lecture entitled Current Problems in the Practical Application of Contract Terms in the Construction Industry.
During his presentation, he addressed, among others, such issues as:
- Functions of a contractual penalty in construction works contracts. The problem of the repressive nature of a contractual penalty.
- The legal problem of stipulating a contractual penalty without specifying its maximum amount.
- The compensatory nature of damages and the problem of mitigating contractual penalties.
- Guidelines for including contractual penalties in construction works contracts.