Where a contractor, such as a builder or sub-contractor, suffers from an event of insolvency or is actually insolvent, most standard building contracts currently grant a principal, such as an owner or head-contractor, “ipso facto” rights, such as the rights to suspend building works, call upon and enforce any security given by the contractor, and terminate the building contract.
There is an “implied undertaking” – which often times eludes even the most seasoned of lawyers – that material produced under compulsion cannot be used for an ulterior or collateral purpose and only for the purpose for which it was produced.
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