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					                Singapore Institute of Building Limited

   Professional Indemnity Insurance
                     for Design & Build Contracts
  14 July 2009, Tuesday                    2 pm to 5:30 pm               Hotel Rendezvous


This seminar will discussed the needs and importance of professional indemnity insurance for the design
and build contracts of public and private sectors. Government agencies and developers alike are
concerned with the manner, insured sum and payable premium that may affect the efficiency, well-being
and livelihood of construction professionals and contractors undertaking such contracts.

The two prominent speakers will be able to through light on the various topics as listed below and this
seminar serves as a platform for exchange of ideas and/or providing innovative solutions to whatever
problems arising from this important issue.


Mr. Daniel Ong

Mr. Daniel Ong is the manager for the Professional Liability department within QBE Insurance
Singapore, which underwrites Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance, for professions including but not
limited to architects, engineers, accountants and lawyers.

Daniel's previous employment stints include OCBC, AIG, as well as being an equity analyst in a
Financial Institution.

Mr. Paul Wong
LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore

Mr. Paul Wong is a Partner in Rodyk & Davidson LLP's Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group.

Paul's practice includes construction, banking and insolvency, and general commercial litigation. He has
acted as counsel in numerous construction disputes both in arbitration and litigation with a specific
emphasis on engineering related issues. Notably, he was one of the counsel acting for the main contractor
of Circle Line Contract C824, the main potential defendant in the inquiry into the collapse of Nicoll
Highway on 20 April 2004. His clients include developers, quantity surveyors, architects, contractors and

Apart from dispute resolution, Paul also advises his clients in the drafting of construction-related
transactions, including numerous forms of construction contracts. He has acted for main contractors in
major infrastructure projects in Singapore both in an advisory role and also as counsel. Construction-
related cases Paul has worked on include the MRT Circle Line contracts, the Deep Tunnel Sewerage
System contracts, the Marina Barrage contracts and Marina South District Cooling Plant contracts.

  Who should attend: All stakeholders in the public & private sectors of the Building Construction
  Industry should be interested to attend.
                        Seminar - Professional Indemnity Insurance for Design & Build Contracts, 14 July 2009

          Session I
      •   The needs for Professional Indemnity Insurance
      •   Professional Indemnity Insurance package/s available in market
      •   Saving (if any) should the Client purchase or cause to purchase a blanket Professional Indemnity
          Insurance package for his project/s
      •   Other advantages of the above arrangement besides cost saving

          Session II
      •   Terms & conditions of standard design agreements
      •   Novation of consultants to D & B contractor
      •   Responsibilities & liabilities of the various stakeholders
      •   Dispute resolution in cases of design &/or build faults

                                       ADMINISTRATION DETAILS

Fees (Fee inclusive of refreshments and seminar handout. No GST)
SIB Member                 $130.00
                                                                 Accredited by:-
CIJC Member                $200.00                               SIA BOA: in process
(Member of ACES, IES, REDAS, SCAL, SIA, SISV, SPM)               PE Board: in process
Non-member                 $220.00

Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded upon successful completion of the program

Cancellation & Transfers
If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend in your place at no additional charge. A 50%
refund and documentation will be given if cancellation is received in writing at least 7 working days prior to the
seminar. No refund will be made for cancellation received less than the stipulated period.
The Institute reserves the right to alter the programme or cancel the seminar as may be necessary. In the event of
cancellation, full refund will be made.

             For further enquiries, please contact SIBL’s Secretariat, Ms. Josephine Kwan
                      Tel: 6223 2612 Fax: 6223 2568. u :

             Please return the registration form together with your cheque made payable to
    “Singapore Institute of Building Limited”, 70 Palmer Road, #03-09C Palmer House, S 079427

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