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Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2005 - Café Royal, London                                                                                                                        FREE:
                                                                                                                                                                                  FIDIC documents
Chaired by:                    Day 1 - Axel Jaeger                                                                                                                              included in your pack
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                               Member of the FIDIC Contracts Committee                                                                                                                   inside
                               Day 2 - Edward Corbett
                               International construction lawyer and adjudicator,
                               and author of 'FIDIC 4th - A practical legal guide'



IBC Global Conferences, in association with FIDIC                                                                                                              are pleased to
bring you an updated and new format conference for 2005



FIDIC's International
Conditions of Contract
Leading international FIDIC experts will provide a                                                                                                        “Very enlightening. The
comprehensive overview of the FIDIC documents,                                                                                                            opportunity to question and
highlighting real experiences.                                                                                                                            interact with the members of
                                                                                                                                                          FIDIC's editorial committee
Including an update on the NEW FIDIC Harmonized Edition of the                                                                                            cannot be matched”
construction contract for Multi-Lateral Development Banks                                                                                                 (Caribbean Development Bank)

• Full overview of the major contracts
• Use of the documents, with benefits, risks and pitfalls                                                                                                 “Very well organised, very
• Execution of the project
                                                                                                                                                          good presentations, very
• Payments, variations and adjustments
• Restraints, suspension and termination
                                                                                                                                                          good speakers”
                                                                                                                                                          (Buhler AG)
• Managing risk                                                                                                                       Sponsored by:

• Claims, disputes and arbitration
     PLUS
                                                                                                                                                            Law Society and Bar Council
• An outline of new publications
                                                                                                                                                            11.5 CPD points
     in the pipeline                                                                                                                  Supported by:




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KEY AIMS OF THE EVENT:                                                                         DAY ONE - THURSDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2005
Over two intensive days, you will:
• Gain a good understanding of the range of FIDIC documents,                       Chaired by: Axel Jaeger, Member of the FIDIC Contracts Committee
  with the new Harmonised Conditions of Contract for use by
  Multilateral Development Banks, and how they are used in                       09:00 Registration and coffee
  the working environment.
• Understand the roles of the various parties, and explore                       09:30 Introduction from the chair - FIDIC's aims and objectives
  through discussion and case studies the types of issues that                   • Who is FIDIC?
  can arise and how they might be dealt with.                                    • What does FIDIC do?
• Explore the execution of the works and common problem areas.                   • Why use FIDIC Contract Documents?
• Understand your rights when variations arise, including                        • What's next in the pipeline?
  payment and contract requirements.                                             Axel Jaeger, Member of the FIDIC Contracts Committee
• Examine the procedures involved in suspension and termination.
• Learn how to best manage risk, claims, disputes and arbitration.               09:45 Introduction to the Contract Series
                                                                                 • How has the standard suite evolved to take into account the changing
Use this excellent opportunity to network with a wide range of
                                                                                    methods of project execution?
international delegates. This event is regularly attended by up to
                                                                                 • What do they all have in common and why? Where are they
100 participants from a range of professional backgrounds,
                                                                                    different?
allowing ample opportunities for discussion of problems and
                                                                                    - Construction Contract
sharing of views.
                                                                                    - Plant & Design Build
FIDIC: Enabling international dialogue                                              - EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction)
• FIDIC is an international federation of national                                  - Short Form of Contract
  associations of consulting engineers. The members                                 - Dredgers Contract
  of each national association comply with FIDIC’s code                          Axel Jaeger, Member of the FIDIC Contracts Committee
  of ethics which calls for impartial advice, competence
  and fair competition.                                                          10:00 The MDB/FIDIC Contract
• Today FIDIC membership numbers 74 member associations from all                 Axel Jaeger, Member of the FIDIC Contracts Committee
  parts of the globe and represents most of the independent
  practising engineers in the world.                                             10:30 Coffee
• FIDIC acts as a forum for the exchange of views and information
  and actively encourages the discussion of matters of mutual                    11:00 Use of the documents in the working environment
  concern among member associations.                                             • Procurement strategies and choice of contracts - which is appropriate
• FIDIC can be contacted by telephone on +41 (22) 799 4900.                         to use, and when?
• Or visit the website at www.fidic.org.                                         • Matters to be arranged before start-up
                                                                                 • Commencing the works
Pinsent Masons                                                                   Edward Corbett, International Construction Lawyer and Adjudicator, and
Pinsent Masons is a full service commercial firm                                 author of 'FIDIC 4th - A practical legal guide'
with 240 partners, a total legal team of around
900 and more than 1,500 staff in the UK and                                      11:45 Clarifying the roles of the engineer, client, and contractor,
internationally. With a turnover of around £150 million, Pinsent Masons          and managing the parties during construction
ranks in the top 15 of UK law firms and in the top 100 of law firms globally.    • Rights and duties of the Employer and his Engineer/Representative
In addition to London, we have a network of offices in the UK.                   • Rights and duties of the Contractor and his Subcontractor/Designer
Internationally, we have offices in Brussels, Dubai, Hong Kong and Shanghai,     • Where do common problems arise in defining the roles?
as well as strategic alliances or joint ventures with firms in Denmark, Dubai,   • Where and when is the burden of risk altered?
Estonia, France, Germany, India, Poland, Sweden, Spain and the USA.              Robert Cochrane, Visiting Professor, Imperial College London,
                                                                                 International Lecturer in FIDIC Contract Management, UNICORN
FREE: FIDIC documents in your pack                                               CONSULTING, ECV LTD, IMPERIAL COLLEGE, LONDON
As well as full written papers from the speakers supporting
their presentations, your registration fee includes copies of the                12:40 Lunch
Conditions of Contract for Construction (Red Book), The Conditions
of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (Yellow Book) and The                     14:00 Execution of Works
Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects (Silver Book), as                • Construction schedule from beginning to completion
well as the the new Harmonised Conditions of Contract for use                    • Handover of site - what should be considered, what can go wrong,
by Multilateral Development Banks.                                                  how to avoid trouble
                                                                                 • Test and Taking Over/Remedial defects
If you require any other FIDIC documents, please contact FIDIC                   • Measurement and Evaluation/Tests after Completion
direct or visit their website www.fidic.org/bookshop.                            Robert Cochrane
“The most rewarding professional development forum that I have attended for
many years. The organisation, presentations and speakers were excellent”
(Murty International Ltd)



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14:45 Claims for Extension of Time                                           10:30 Coffee
Delay and its consequences remain the construction industry's major
problem and the source of frequent dispute. This session will consider the   11:00 Managing Risk
nature and the purpose of the extension of time mechanism in the FIDIC       • Risk and Responsibility/Insurance
contracts and will review the grounds for claiming additional time. This     • Force Majeure
review of the delay risk will consider                                       Nael Bunni, Senior Director, Bunni & Associatees, member of the FIDIC
• Time at large                                                              Contracts Committee and author of 'The FIDIC Forms of Contract', now in
• Liquidated damages                                                         its third edition.
• Concurrent delay
• Evaluation of time claims                                                  11:45 Design-build and Turnkey Contracting
Mark Roe, Partner, PINSENT MASONS                                            In this session, the particular features of FIDIC's Yellow and Silver Books
                                                                             will be considered. Design-build contracting raises difficult issues of
15:30 Tea                                                                    responsibility. How much freedom should an EPC contractor be given? Is
                                                                             the Silver Book an unfair contract?
15:50 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Delay and Delay Damages                          • Fitness for purpose
Delegates will be split into smaller working groups to consider claims for   • Instructions and variations
extension of time by the Contractor and claims for delay damages by the      • Silver book claims
Employer. Each group will report on its conclusions and discussion of the    Edward Corbett
key issues will involve all of the day's speakers.
Mark Roe, Partner, PINSENT MASONS                                            12:30 Lunch

17:00 Open Forum                                                             14:15 Restraints on the Execution of Works
                                                                             • Termination by the Employer
17:15 Close and drinks reception                                             • Suspension and Termination by the Contractor
                                                                             Nael Bunni
Drinks reception Sponsored by:
                                                                             14:30 The dispute Board in Action
               DAY TWO - FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2005                            • Use of DBs - when, how
                                                                             • Use of the Engineer or DB
  Chaired by: Edward Corbett, International Construction Lawyer and          • Practical Examples
     Adjudicator, and author of 'FIDIC 4th - A practical legal guide'        Peter Chapman, Chairman FIDIC Assessment Panel of Adjudicators,
                                                                             Founder of the UK Adjudication Society, President (2003/4) Dispute
08:40 Coffee                                                                 Resolution Board Foundation

08:50 Introduction from the chair                                            15.30 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: Money Claims before
                                                                             the Dispute Board
09:00 Changes and Payment Issues                                             Delegates will again be split into smaller working groups to consider a
• Variation and adjustments under the various forms                          scenario concerning claims for more money by the Contractor. Each group
• Contract Price and Payment - when and how is the Contract Price            will represent one of the parties to the contract and will present their
   adjusted?                                                                 arguments to a Dispute Adjudication Board comprising the day's speakers
• Late payments - Contractor's rights and remedies; Employer's rights        who will ask questions before delivering their decision.
   of set-off                                                                Edward Corbett, Nael Bunni and Peter Chapman
Sarah Thomas, Partner, PINSENT MASONS
                                                                             16:50 Open Forum
09:45 Claims for Additional Money
This session will consider financial claims by the Employer and by the       17:00 Close
Contractor. FIDIC's clause 20 claims procedure, which has provoked much
discussion and debate, will be explained. Ground condition claims are a
common feature of civil engineering contractors and the practical            WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
application of the conditions will be examined.                              This first section of the programme is designed as an introduction
• Notice requirements                                                        for newcomers to FIDIC, and an overview and re-evaluation for
• Adverse physical conditions                                                more experienced FIDIC users. The programme then continues for all
• "Unforeseeable"                                                            potential and actual users of FIDIC documents, with the evaluation
• Employer's claims                                                          of recent examples of FIDIC contracts in practical use, issues that
Edward Corbett, International Construction Lawyer and Adjudicator, and       have arisen, latest developments and management of risks.
author of 'FIDIC 4th - A practical legal guide'
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