INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT LAW

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Fidic

Author : Wilfred Abraham
ISBN : 9789041123237
Genre : Law
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In this unique guide to the suite of contracts published by FIDIC (The International Federation of Consulting Engineers) - the contract forms most widely used for international construction undertakings - twenty-two outstanding authorities in construction law from a wide variety of countries, describe relevant likely pitfalls (and special opportunities) for foreign lawyers in each of their jurisdictions. This very useful book will be extremely welcome to in-house counsel who must evaluate the legal disposition of a proposed or pending construction contract subject to the laws of a foreign jurisdiction. It will continue to be of service as long as the project proceeds and beyond, particularly for the optimal resolution of disputes.
Category: Law

International Construction Contracts

Author : William Godwin
ISBN : 9781118498460
Genre : Law
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Many large construction projects, such as those in the Middle East or Asia Pacific, are international in scope with a range of contractors and subcontractors signing contracts for delivery of specified work or services. The contractual situation in these instances may be complex and potentially includes a range of standard and bespoke contractual arrangements. In addition, the parties to these contracts may be based in different parts of the world, and are often working to different legal systems and understandings. This can lead to confusion in the understanding, interpretation and execution of a given contract. International Construction Contracts provides concise and practical guidance to those involved in the negotiation and management of international construction and engineering contracts. It sets out in clear, straightforward language the main features of construction contracts and international dispute resolution procedures. It ensures the reader is aware of the issues that might arise on the contractual side of their project so that they may better protect their party's interests. Many of the features and points discussed are illustrated by reference to the popular FIDIC contracts and the book includes a commentary on the two most widely used FIDIC design-build forms, the Yellow and Silver Books. Also included in the book is a fully worked example of a typical ICC arbitration from start to finish, with "pleadings", a detailed case narrative and commentary on events, and an example arbitration award. The ICC and SIAC arbitration rules are also provided. Written for construction professionals, the book will be of great interest to engineers, architects, project managers, quantity surveyors, contract managers and contract administrators working on international projects.
Category: Law

Fidic Contracts Law And Practice

Author : Ellis Baker
ISBN : 9781317911906
Genre : Law
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FIDIC Contracts: Law and Practice is sure to become the leading industry standard guide to using the FIDIC forms, and is the only book to date which deals with the whole suites of contracts, including the new gold book for Design, Build and Operate projects. The White & Case work is outstanding in its detailed consideration and treatment of the legal aspects of the interpretation and application of the Conditions, touching on many points that most people would not have encountered. Humphrey LLoyd, International Construction Law Review [2010] ICLR 386
Category: Law

Understanding Construction Contracts

Author : Akhtar Surahyo
ISBN : 9783319666853
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 83.74 MB
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This book provides an overall understanding of construction contracts, explaining a range of topics with in-depth examples, allowing engineers, site managers, architects, contractors, and other construction professionals in search of information on construction contracts to find it in one place. The volume further serves as a learning tool and a reference guide for students and instructors. Adopting a primarily Canadian perspective, the book provides references from two Standard Contract Documents CCDC (Canadian Construction Document Committee) and FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) and briefly describes other major contract documents used within USA and UK construction industries.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Contract Claims

Author : R.W. Thomas
ISBN : 9781137520388
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 65.71 MB
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This book confronts the difficult problems that arise in claim situations. There is extensive reference to UK and international case law, and a systematic approach to various types of claims, assisted by helpful explanatory diagrams. Suitable for construction professionals and contractors, and undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Category: Business & Economics

Construction Contract Law

Author : John Adriaanse
ISBN : 023023044X
Genre : Construction contracts
File Size : 52.2 MB
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Covering the essentials of the subject, including how the law has developed, the reasoning behind key contract clauses and how contract law is applied in practice, this is an invaluable guide for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Thoroughly updated, it now includes amendments to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act.
Category: Construction contracts

Construction Contract Variations

Author : Michael Sergeant
ISBN : 9781317685159
Genre : Law
File Size : 60.16 MB
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Changes to the work on construction projects are a common cause of dispute. Such variations lead to thousands of claims in the UK every year and many more internationally. Liability for variations is not only relevant to claims for sums due for extra work but this is also an important underlying factor in many other construction disputes, such as delay, disruption, defects and project termination. This is the first book to deal exclusively with variations in construction contracts and provide the detailed and comprehensive coverage that it demands. Construction Contract Variations analyses the issues that arise in determining whether certain work is a variation, the contractor’s obligation to undertake such work as well as its right to be paid. It deals with the employer’s power to vary and the extent of its duties to approve changes. The book also analyses the role of the consultant in the process and the valuation of variations. It reviews these topics by reference to a range of construction contracts. This is an essential guide for practitioners and industry professionals who advise on these issues and have a role in managing, directing and compensating change. Participants in the construction industry will find this book an invaluable guide, as will specialists and students of construction law, project management and quantity surveying.
Category: Law

The New Engineering Contract

Author : Arthur McInnis
ISBN : 0727729616
Genre : Civil engineering contract
File Size : 67.2 MB
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The introduction of the New Engineering Contract (NEC) encourages a systematic approach to contracting which is multidisciplinary in nature and fully interlocked in form. The NEC is intended by its supporters to be more flexible and easier to use than any current leading traditional standard forms of contract. It is believed that these features reduce adversariality and disputes. The NEC seeks to achieve this aim primarily through co-operative management techniques and incentives built into the NEC's procedures. This commentary analyses and evaluates these and related claims of innovation. The New Engineering Contract: A legal commentary examines the background to the NEC, its design objectives, structure, procedures and likely judicial interpretation to determine whether it improves upon the traditional standard forms of contract. Special attention is given in the commentary to the development and the significance of the principles underlying preparation of the NEC as well as the arguments in favour of and against them.Throughout the detailed commentary upon the NEC clauses comparisons to the traditional forms are also made to highlight unique features and principles of general application. The conclusion reached is that the NEC does make a significant contribution to the development of standard forms of contract, addresses many of their short comings and offers one of the best models for their future development, direction and design. The commentary draws upon the body of the project management literature and legal analysis to support its conclusions. The New Engineering Contract: A legal commentary will be essential reading for lawyers, barristers and solicitors, as well as engineers and project managers.
Category: Civil engineering contract

Construction Contract Preparation And Management

Author : Geoff Powell
ISBN : 9780230370289
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 44.79 MB
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Construction industry professionals produce terms of contracts all the time; whenever they write a specification clause or put a dimension on a drawing for example. Unfortunately, a lot of graduates leave university without realising this, or the significance of contracts in general, where misunderstandings and mistakes can be extremely expensive and cause considerable delay. This new text is a practical and reader-friendly approach for students and new professionals in Civil Engineering and the Built Environment, starting at the very beginning of construction projects and making important connections between stages. The text is full of helpful illustrations and real-life industry examples. Includes: • Extensive explanation of two of the most commonly used forms of contract, NEC3 ECC and JCT SBC05 • General principles of contracts; concepts such as the importance of time and programmes, and payment and pricing mechanisms; processes such as tendering; and the importance of stakeholders • An introduction to contract law and negligence as they affect the construction professional • The EU Procurement Directive and framework agreements • Site investigation and how to carry one out • The CDM regulations and safety
Category: Technology & Engineering