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Day one

0830 Registration & coffee
0900 Start of Seminar

1 Overview of the FIDIC Contracts
• Conditions of Contract for Construction
• Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build
• Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects
• The Short Form of Contract and The Dredging Contract

2 Which form to use?
• Allocation of functions, particularly design
• Allocation of risks
• Methods of payment
• Measurement

Coffee & refreshments

3 Workshop 1
• Choosing the right procurement method

4 The roles of the Employer
and the Engineer
• Employer’s financial arrangements
• Duties and authority of the Employer and the Engineer
• The changed role of the Engineer
• Determinations

Networking lunch

5 The risk of delay
• The contractor’s obligation
• Extensions of time for completion
• Acceleration
• Penalties for delay

6 Risk, responsibility, liability, insurance
• Principles of risk and risk allocation
• Responsibility
• Liability: scope, extent and period
• Indemnity and insurance

Tea & refreshments

7 Claims for money
• Contractor’s claims: clause 20 procedure
• Employer’s claims
• Unforeseeable physical conditions
• Prolongation and disruption

8 Workshop 2
• The FIDIC 1999 Red Book

End of Day One

Day two

1 Ending the project
• Taking over and commissioning
• Defect notification period
• Suspension and termination

2 Procedure for payment; Variations
• Payment and non payment
• Value engineering
• Variation procedure
• Evaluation

Coffee & refreshments

3 Design-Build Contracting
• Design responsibility
• Fitness for purpose
• The Employer’s requirements

4 Workshop 3
• The FIDIC 1999 Yellow Book

Networking lunch

5 Disputes and their resolution (1)
• The Disputes Adjudication Board “DAB”
• The Terms of Appointment: A Tri-Partite Contract
• The Procedural Rules

6 EPC Turnkey Contracting
• Features of the Silver Book
• Risk of the unforeseen
• Instructions and variations in the EPC contract

Tea & refreshments

7 Disputes and their resolution (2)
• Amicable settlement
• Arbitration under the ICC Rules
• Key points to successful arbitration

8 Workshop 4
• The 1999 Silver Book

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