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FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Book: A Practical Guide to the 2017 Editions


ISBN13: 9780414058453
Published: July 2018
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £225.00



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FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver books provides a unique drafter’s-perspective clause-by-clause analysis of the 2017 editions of the FIDIC contracts. Readers will understand how each sub-clause is interlinked and how to minimise and avoid future disputes through the accurate interpretation of clauses.

Key features:

Provides a detailed clause-by-clause analysis of the 2017 FIDIC Conditions of Contract

  • Red Book - Works of Civil Engineering Construction
  • Yellow Book - Electrical and Mechanical Works including Erection on Site
  • Silver Book - EPC/Turnkey Projects
Takes the reader through each clause and explains their purpose and effect

  • Explains how each sub-clause should be interpreted
  • Provides information on the risks and pitfalls that can affect parties in their interpretation of the clauses
  • Details how each sub-clause is interlinked and the consequences of their being used or changed
  • Guides the user through how to use the various sub-clauses such as to minimise or avoid future disputes
  • Explains the rationale behind FIDIC’s decision to bring out the new contracts, such as resolving where previous clauses led to disputes
  • Gives an overview of the changes between the 2017 and 1999 editions and why they were considered important
  • Illustrates the concepts with frequent use of flow charts and diagrams showing how the contract processes are intended to operate

Subjects:
Construction Law
Contents:
1. Why the need for the new editions

2. Comparison of 2016 and 1999 editions

3. The Red Book
The Employer
The Engineer
The Contractor
Nominated Subcontractors
Staff and Labour
Plant, Materials and Workmanship
Commencement, Delays and Suspension
Tests on Competition
Employer’s Taking Over
Defects Liability
Measurement and Evaluation
Variations and Adjustments
Contract Price and Payment
Termination by Employer
Suspension and Termination by Contractor
Risk and Responsibility
Insurance
Force Majeure
Claims, Disputes and Arbitration
General Conditions of Dispute Adjudication Agreement
Annex Procedural Rules

4. The Yellow Book
The Employer
The Engineer
The Contractor
Design
Staff and Labour
Plant, Materials and Workmanship
Commencement, Delays and Suspension
Tests on Competition
Employer’s Taking Over
Defects Liability
Tests after Completion
Variations and Adjustments
Contract Price and Payment
Termination by Employer
Suspension and Termination by Contractor
Risk and Responsibility
Insurance
Force Majeure
Claims, Disputes and Arbitration
General Conditions of Dispute Adjudication Agreement
Annex Procedural Rules

5. The Silver Book
The Employer
The Employer’s Representative
The Contractor
Design
Staff and Labour
Plant, Materials and Workmanship
Commencement, Delays and Suspension
Tests on Competition
Employer’s Taking Over
Defects Liability
Tests after Completion
Variations and Adjustments
Contract Price and Payment
Termination by Employer
Suspension and Termination by Contractor
Risk and Responsibility
Insurance
Force Majeure
Claims, Disputes and Arbitration
General Conditions of Dispute Adjudication Agreement
Annex Procedural Rules