Welcome to your FIDIC Questionnaire

[Below each question, you have a box where you may provide comments.] 

1. How often have you used FIDIC standard contracts for international construction contracts?

2.  In these contracts based on FIDIC, how often did the contracts contain major deviations from/substantial amendments to the General Conditions?

3. How many clauses were amended / contained deviations from the standard FIDIC wording through particular conditions? Considering that there are 20 [1999]/21 [2017] clauses in standard FIDIC

4. Which type of deviations/amendments were they?

5. Please provide your top 5 of conditions that were amended: (choose 5 items out of the following list) 

6. The main source of these amendments was:

7. If the deviation/amendment was due to the legal system, which legal system has obliged you to make material modifications?

8. Would you be willing to sign a FIDIC contract with only contract data while keeping all original terms?

9. If you answered "no" on the preceding question, what was the reason?

10. What are the 5 most important issues you look for when analyzing a draft contract ? (choose 5 out of the following list of 10 terms )

Thank you very much for filling out this questionnaire.

Note that, for the statistical treatment of this information, we kindly ask you to fill out at least two fields below: "Professional function"  and "Country of profession". The other fields are optional. Anyway, your information will always be treated as confidential.

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Jan Bouckaert

Jan Bouckaert is a FIDIC Certified Adjudicator (President's list) with 25 years of worldwide experience in negotiation of complex construction, renewable energy, power and infrastructure projects. He is also specialized in contract management, project controls and alternative dispute resolution. During Jan’s career path, he lived in France, Belgium, Egypt, India and Portugal and worked for GE Renewable Energy, Alstom Hydro, Besix/Six Construct. He is a Civil Engineer from the University of Leuven (Belgium) and has an MBA from ISEG (Portugal). He speaks fluently English, French, Portuguese and Dutch. Jan is the founder of AfiTaC, a company giving advice on international tenders and contracts. Be welcome to connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/afitac/


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