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FIDIC Red Book

A Commentary

By Ben Beaumont, Annette Anthony

© 2018 – Informa Law from Routledge

336 pages

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Paperback: 9781138235328
pub: 2017-11-14

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Written by a member of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, this detailed and critical commentary on the FIDIC Red Book provides authoritative guidance and recommendations for best practice. Focusing on each clause of the Condition of Contract, this book identifies pitfalls and logistics issues associated with its enforcement and ancillary processes, to give readers an advantage when operating with the FIDIC Red Book. Intended to promote the best use and growth of FIDIC, this guide will be essential for all users of the FIDIC Red Book, be they contractors, lawyers, engineers, students training to join these industries or any professional involved in the resolution of dispute involving the FIDIC Red Book.

Table of Contents

1. Clause 1 General Provisions 2. Clause 2 The Employer 3. Clause 3 The Engineer 4. Clause 4 The Contractor 5. Clause 5 Nominated Subcontractors 6. Clause 6 Staff and Labour 7. Clause 7 Plant, Materials and Workmanship 8. Clause 8 Commencement, Delays and Suspension 9. Clause 9 Tests on Completion 10. Clause 10 Employer’s Taking Over 11. Clause 11 Defects Liability 12. Clause 12 Measurement and Evaluation 13. Clause 13 Variations and Adjustment 14. Contract Price and Payment 15. Clause 15 Termination by Employer 16. Clause 16 Suspension and Termination by Contractor 17. Clause 17 Risk and Responsibility 18. Clause 18 Insurance 19. Clause 19 Force Majeure 20. Clause 20 Claims, Disputes and Arbitration

About the Authors

Ben Beaumont is a barrister at Thomas More Chambers. In addition, he is a chartered surveyor, FRICS, FCIArb and a Chartered Arbitrator, as which he has more than 30 years of experience. He was a member of the original Marriott committee which was drawn together to draw up the predecessor to what is now the Arbitration Act 1996. He has adjudicated and arbitrated disputes arising from the Red Book Contract Conditions and is a Fellow of the DBF.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Commercial / General
LAW / Construction
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)