1st Edition

FIDIC Yellow Book: A Commentary




ISBN 9781138052314
Published December 27, 2018 by Informa Law from Routledge
378 Pages

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Book Description

The book analyses every aspect of the ease or otherwise of implementing the FIDIC Yellow Book Conditions of Contract. On a clause-by-clause basis, it highlights important structural features and suggests alternative text to avoid problems with the contract. Written in a user-friendly manner by an expert user of the FIDIC Suite of Contracts, who is a Member of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, this book will be a vital reference point for contractors, lawyers, engineers, arbitrators and all others concerned with the FIDIC contracts.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Glossary

CHAPTER 1 CLAUSE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 2 CLAUSE 2 THE EMPLOYER

CHAPTER 3 CLAUSE 3 THE ENGINEER

CHAPTER 4 CLAUSE 4 THE CONTRACTOR

CHAPTER 5 CLAUSE 5 DESIGN

CHAPTER 6 CLAUSE 6 STAFF AND LABOUR

CHAPTER 7 CLAUSE 7 PLANT, MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP

CHAPTER 8 CLAUSE 8 COMMENCEMENT, DELAYS AND SUSPENSION

CHAPTER 9 CLAUSE 9 TESTS ON COMPLETION

CHAPTER 10 CLAUSE 10 EMPLOYER’S TAKING OVER

CHAPTER 11 CLAUSE 11 DEFECTS AFTER TAKING OVER

CHAPTER 12 CLAUSE 12 TESTS AFTER COMPLETION

CHAPTER 13 CLAUSE 13 VARIATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS

CHAPTER 14 CLAUSE 14 CONTRACT PRICE AND PAYMENT

CHAPTER 15 CLAUSE 15 TERMINATION BY EMPLOYER

CHAPTER 16 CLAUSE 16 SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION BY CONTRACTOR

CHAPTER 17 CLAUSE 17 CARE OF THE WORKS AND INDEMNITIES

CHAPTER 18 CLAUSE 18 EXCEPTIONAL EVENTS

CHAPTER 19 CLAUSE 19 INSURANCE

CHAPTER 20 CLAUSE 20 EMPLOYER’S AND CONTRACTOR’S CLAIMS

CHAPTER 21 CLAUSE 21 DISPUTES AND ARBITRATION

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Author(s)

Biography

    Ben Beaumont is a barrister at Garden Court 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 FIDIC Suite of Contract Conditions.