Due to the protection of subcontractors carrying out construction works, with said protection consisting in the possibility to demand payment for the performed works directly from the investor, the investor may be forced to pay the remuneration twice - both to the general contractor and to the subcontractors. Still, the risk of double payment may be significantly reduced by way of inserting certain provisions into the agreement for construction works.
In her latest article published on "Construction and Law"
blog, Alicja Mizerska
, legal counsel at BSJP law firm, presents what the investor can do so as to minimize the financial risk connected with joint and several liability for remuneration payable to the subcontractors
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