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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast series, Nicholas Gould from Fenwick Elliot gives a practical guide to the FIDIC suite of contracts. In Part One of this series, Nicholas gives an introduction to the FIDIC contracts and some of their most important documents and provisions.

Part Two of this series explores how the FIDIC contracts deal with the significant risks involved in these types of transactions, how liability is apportioned, applicable law and upcoming developments for practitioners to be aware of.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the FIDIC suite of contracts includes;
  • Know what documents make up the FIDIC contracts;
  • Be aware of the most important provisions to be aware of Understand the different roles and functions of the engineer under the FIDIC contracts;
  • Know how risk is allocated under the FIDIC contracts;
  • Have contemplated how future uncertainties are provided for by the FIDIC contracts;
  • Be aware of the insurance specifications under the FIDIC contracts;
  • Understand what place ‘force majeure’ has in FIDIC contracts Know the caps on liability which exist and the provisions for liquidated damages;
  • Have considered the potential ramifications of local law being applicable law;
  • Be aware of the most recent developments in the FIDIC suite of contracts.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Amec Civil Engineering Limited v Secretary of State for Transport [2005] CILL 2288 at paragraph 81;
  • International Federation of Consulting Engineers - http://fidic.org/about-fidic.
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In this CPDcast series, Nicholas Gould from Fenwick Elliot gives a practical guide to the FIDIC suite of contracts and explains the most important provisions for practitioners today.

Date Recorded: 9th October 2013

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