DATES: JUN 19 - 23, 2017    
TUITION: $1995    





This seminar offers an overview and deeper understanding of the FIDIC Suite of Construction Contracts. Each of the different FIDIC books will be discussed and different analyses will focus on the most appropriate type of contract for different types of projects. During the course, the FIDIC Red book will be most closely analyzed. The seminar will also discuss dispute resolution clauses in FIDIC contracts. The seminar will conclude with an interactive FIDIC contract negotiation.


Course Outline


Types of Contracts – Different FIDIC Books

  • Overview of Green, Red, Yellow, Orange and Silver books
  • Comparison of key clauses
  • Identifying the most appropriate book for each type of project


FIDIC Red Book

  • Discussion of key clauses in red book
  • Variations
  • Delay Damages
  • Termination
  • Risk Protection


Dispute Resolution Under FIDIC

  • Mediation clauses and process
  • Dispute Resolution Boards
  • International Arbitration


Interactive Negotiation Session

  • Mock negotiation of FIDIC contract


Course Advisor

Akin Alcitepe concentrates his practice on complex commercial and construction litigation matters before international and domestic dispute resolution tribunals such as ICSID, ICC and the AAA as well as U.S. state and federal courts. Mr. Alcitepe is known for his meticulous preparation and expert tailoring of his jury presentations to decision-makers (bench vs. jury trial vs. arbitration) which produces favorable results for his clients. His experience includes litigation successes on the local, national and international stages.