This article about mediation in the Construction Industry (applied also to the Middle East) has been kindly made available by Rafat Isweilih to the readers of this blog. Rafat Isweilih BSc. CE, MCIArb, RICS Accredited Mediator, Commercial & Contracts Manager Introduction Whilst the construction industry worldwide is plagued by disputes, construction […]
An event organized by the Young Members Group of CIArb named “Arbitration & Mediation at a Crossroads” enabled us to reflect on the positioning of mediation within the spectrum of dispute resolution methods.
As the first step in Sub-Clause 3.7 [Agreement or Determination], the Engineer – acting neutrally – shall consult with the Parties in an attempt to reach agreement (Sub-Clause 3.7.1). In this phase, the Engineers role is much like a mediator. Companies acting as Engineers under FIDIC contracts, should seriously consider […]
Les présentes conditions générales (” Conditions Générales “) des Prestations de Conseil ont pour objet de régir les relations entre le client (ci-après dénommé ” l’Acheteur “) et AfiTaC SAS (ci-après dénommé ” AFITAC “). 1. DEFINITIONS “Autre Retard ” désigne tout empêchement, toute restriction ou tout retard dans l’exécution […]
In my role on the “disputes, claims and conflict management” section of the IACCM council, I had the pleasure to organise a webinar regarding innovative ways to resolve smaller disputes. In this post, I will share the first part of messages from the webinar. Jan Bouckaert, AfiTaC and dispute adjudicator […]
Our series “FIDIC for breakfast” is bringing you short movies of Sub-Clauses from FIDIC 2017 Rainbow Suite (Silver Book, Red Book and Yellow Book) presented in a graphical way, which improves learning and memory. Introduction to FIDIC 2017 short movies The short introduction movie here below will explain. Don’t hesitate […]
For whom The sales team, working in an international context Project managers The commercial and operational management Issue at stake Acquire the fundamentals of international contracts Obtain true contract awareness thanks to this training Prerequisites This training does not require any prerequisites. Nevertheless, some commercial (national or international) or project […]
When heading for trouble (i.e. Dispute Resolution proceedings), in this blog you will find some important things to know about alternative dispute resolution (mediation, dispute boards, adjudication, arbitration etc.): About AfiTaC AfiTaC.com is the blog on commercial and contractual subjects for the Project Businesses (Construction, Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Power & Renewable, Water Supply […]
On the 12th of April 2019, I had the pleasure to participate to an event organized by CIArb in partnership with the LL.M Business Law, Arab World and Middle East of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. This article gives some feedback on the event.
I was speaking with Howard Carsman who is the Global Construction Claims Manager at Intel Corporation on the innovative ways that Intel is using to avoid conflict on its construction projects.