A dispute board is a panel of impartial members, appointed at theoutset of the construction contract, whose purpose is to monitorprogress, resolve disputes as they arise and provide a forum fordiscussing difficult matters.
This book provides an in depth analysis of dispute board law anddetailed, practical explanations of how dispute boards work inconstruction contracts for those actively involved. as well as forthose who need to learn the process. Important features of the bookinclude:
Explanation of how a dispute board works: Insider knowledge ofboard operations: Key documents to run a dispute board: Detaileddiscussion of dispute board law (covering key jurisdictionsworldwide): Forms of practice and procedure, and sampledocuments
Reviews of the previous edition
"Chern's book provides an extremely practical guide, coveringnot only an introduction to the process but also providing checklists and sample documentation.... This book will be welcome bypractitioners in the area and newcomers to the dispute boardprocess."
--The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediationand Dispute Management, November 2009
"This book will provide a very useful, perhaps essential, guideto parties commissioning large capital construction projects, thoseadvising them and those bidding to carry out such works, andimportantly, the project funders."
--The Expert & Dispute Resolver
"This is a must-have book for grown up contractors"
--Tony Bingham, Building
"His timely work ...concentrating on what may prove to bethe primary means of dispute resolution for major internationalconstruction projects is to be welcomed."
--HHJ Humphrey Lloyd, QC, The InternationalConstruction Law Review
"This excellent book on Dispute Boards is a must for everyconstruction lawyer, engineer, architect and contractor who iseither involved in Dispute Boards or wants to be"
--Herbert Wilson, The Journal of the Dispute BoardFederation
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Dr Chern is a Barrister practising at Crown Office Chambers,London. Additionally he is a Chartered Architect, Fellow of theChartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Dispute BoardFederation, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator andAdjudicator and holds the degrees of BArch (Honours) inArchitecture and Engineering and Juris Doctor. He has practisedsince 1972 specifically in the areas of engineering andconstruction disputes in the United Kingdom, the EU andinternationally. As an adjudicator he is on numerous appointingbodies including the FIDIC President's List of ApprovedAdjudicators, The Dispute Board Federation (Geneva) Panel ofApproved Dispute Board Members, and the Institution of CivilEngineers (ICE) Dispute Board panel. He has extensive experience incivil and structural engineering design issues, supervision ofconstruction, contract management, construction insurance,arbitration, mediation, adjudication and other methods of disputeresolution. He has had over 580 engineering construction disputereferences and has served on over 100 dispute boards in that time,acting as chairman on most occasions. He has over 40 years'experience in arbitration, mediation and adjudication and hashandled complex international commercial and construction mattersin over 20 countries worldwide located in North and South America,Europe, the Middle East, China, and Africa.
Dr Chern is a member of various panels, groups and committees bothin the United Kingdom and abroad including the FIDIC AdjudicatorsAssessment Panel and the Dispute Board Federation Advisory Panel,the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) DisputeResolution Committee, the Association Suisse de L'Arbitrage, theCivil Mediation Committee, the Society of Construction Arbitrators,and the Association of Consulting Engineers, and he is a Fellow ofthe Centre for International Legal Studies in Austria, Fellow ofthe Dispute Board Federation (Geneva) and its Secretary, anda sustaining member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation inthe United States. Additionally he is a dispute board trainer forboth the FIDIC, the DBF, RICS, and International Chamber ofCommerce (ICC) rules and procedures.
In addition to this book, Dr Chern is the author of a large numberof papers and articles on dispute boards, construction disputes,and mediation and is the author of International CommercialMediation and The Law Of Construction Disputes bothpublished by Informa Publishing London. Additionally he is theco-author and subject editor for Emden's Construction Law: ADRand Dispute Boards published by LexisNexis Butterworths,London.
The Author xvi
Chapter 1 The Dispute Board Concept 1
Chapter 2 Types of Dispute Boards 25
Chapter 3 Legal Basis for Dispute Boards 31
Chapter 4 Case Histories 70
Chapter 5 Appointing and Establishing a Dispute Board 79
Chapter 6 Selection of a Dispute Board 108
Chapter 7 Referral to a Dispute Board 155
Chapter 8 Elements of a Referral 168
Chapter 9 Site Visits 187
Chapter 10 The Hearing Process 213
Chapter 11 Board Member Conflicts 254
Chapter 12 Removal of Board Members 269
Chapter 13 Dispute Boards - Use, Training and CurrentPractice 276
Chapter 14 Development Banks 289
Chapter 15 Additional Forms 301
Appendix 1 FIDIC (Red Book) Conditions of Contract forConstruction 332
Appendix 2 FIDIC (Yellow Book) Conditions of Contract for Plantand Design-Build 343
Appendix 3 FIDIC (Silver Book) Conditions of Contract for EPCTurnkey Projects 353
Appendix 4 FIDIC (Gold Book) Conditions of Contract for Design,Build and Operate Projects 363
Appendix 5 Dispute Board Rules of the International Chamber ofCommerce 375
Appendix 6 Sample Oaths and Affi rmations 393
Appendix 7 The Dispute Board Federation Dispute AdjudicationBoard Ad Hoc Rules for Use in Independently Administered DisputeBoard Matters 395
Table of Cases 407
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