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Categories:
Procurement & Outsourcing
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The second part of this two part-series concludes the discussion on how arbitration is used as an alternative to litigation to resolve construction disputes. In particular, the podcast aims to provide the listener with a solid introduction into how commercial parties can plan to draft and implement a contract with a sovereign states through the ICSID Convention. The podcasts then provides an practical insight into two non-determinative methods which can used to resolve disputes arising from a energy contract which can be used to achieve a cost-effective, quick and workable solution to construction disputes. Robert outlines the how the first method of dispute resolution, namely mediation, can be used to resolve construction disputes and advantages of the increasingly popular procedure. The final part of the podcast allows the listener to appreciate how Dispute Boards can be effectively used throughout a construction process to prevent disputes arising and resolve dispute if they do arise.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how arbitration can is used as an alternative to litigation to resolve construction disputes including the best dispute resolution procedures to incorporate into a contract.;
  • Appreciate how commercial parties can incorporate an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution procedure in a contract with an sovereign states by utilising the ICSID Convention.;
  • Allows the listener to gain a practical perspective of two non-determinative methods which can used to provide a cost-effective, quick and workable solution to energy contracts.;
  • Comprehend how Mediation can be used to resolve construction disputes and advantages of the increasingly popular procedure.;
  • The final part of the podcast allows the listener to appreciate how Dispute Boards can be effectively used throughout a construction process to prevent disputes arising and resolve dispute if they do arise.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • International Convention for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID Convention”);
  • United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
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In this CPDcast, Doctor Robert Gaitskell QC, provides an insight into planning effectively to avoid disputes arising during energy contracts, it outlines common trends in resolving construction disputes and considers some specific methods of resolving disputes in the energy sector.

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