Mediator, good to be an expert in the subject matter in dispute or not?

This post contains an interesting reflection on (i) whether it is enough for a mediator to be trained in the skills and techniques of mediation and then mediate any type of dispute or (ii) whether possession of subject matter expertise is of benefit to the parties. The author of the article, Martin Burns, clearly prefers the second option. We let you read this post and make or confirm your own opinion; you can even provide it as commentary below this post.

Risk Board

Risk Boards are an indispensable way to link between the operational and leadership team and transform risk analysis into decisions. AfiTaC can Set-up your risk review process; Establish the risk reporting method; Chair or participate in weekly/monthly risk review boards; Track risks and their evolution during negotiation and contact execution. […]

Negative cash flow for construction companies

Even a profitable construction project can cause financial problems if the cash flow is negative. This post analyses some of the causes of negative cash flow – procedural rules, Customer’s approvals, Contractor’s mistakes – and some best practices to improve. AfiTaC will publish further and deeper on this subject so stay tuned!

Contract Risk Scoring, how can it help you in your decision process?

On the road to achieving your company’s outcomes, some hurdles have to be taken. Contract Risk Scoring tools are there to identify the commercial & contractual hurdles that may stop you from achieving your outcomes. They allow you to take consistent decisions: Go/No Go decisions, mitigation actions, acceptable liability levels, provisions, margin levels etc. Please read this post for more details.