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This year’s ICC/FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) conference on resolving disputes in international construction deals will be held in Paris on 25-26 June 2013.

The first day will offer a presentation and analysis
of FIDIC contracts, including their growing use worldwide, and the development
and challenges of dispute boards. The second day will focus on ICC arbitration
on construction matters. 

“Each year, ICC and FIDIC bring together world-renowned
engineers, construction arbitration specialists and leading company lawyers so
that participants can have a comprehensive insight into how both institutions
respond to the needs of the international construction industry,” said François
Baillon, FIDIC Commercial Director, Geneva. “This year is no exception.”

Some highlights of the 2013 conference include:

  • Presentation and analysis of the
    major forms of FIDIC contracts
  • Claims and disputes under FIDIC
    contracts
  • Functioning and challenges of dispute
    boards
  • Multi-party and multi-contract
    issues in construction arbitration, with a focus on subcontracting
  • Particularities of construction
    arbitration involving state parties

“This year’s conference will also provide a unique chance to discover the new ICC
2012 provisions on the emergency arbitrator and how to use them in construction
disputes,” said Andrea Carlevaris, Secretary General of the ICC
International Court of Arbitration and Director of the ICC Dispute Resolution
Services, Paris.

The conference will close with an evaluation on the calculation of
damages in international construction arbitration and how cultural differences
under both common and civil law can affect them.

Amy and all practitioners involved in international construction contracts and
disputes are invited to attend, including engineers, contractors, in-house
lawyers from construction companies and construction lawyers, arbitrators and
mediators, experts, contract managers and members of financial institutions.

For more information visit the ICC/FIDIC International Construction Contracts and the Resolution of Disputes Conference

A pre-conference workshop providing in-depth explication of the specificities and
purposes of FIDIC contracts will be offered on 24 June. For more information, please contact Ms Eivor Chollet at echollet@fidic.org

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