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ICC and DRBF Regional Conference: Practical Issues in Construction Dispute Resolution and Dispute Avoidance

From 27 September 2018 to 28 September 2018

Place

Sofia Hotel Balkan, Sofia, Bulgaria

Description

ICC and DRBF join forces to provide insights by some of the best experts in construction disputes.

The event will focus on the practicalities in the various stages of a construction dispute and will include a seminar on Dispute Boards and a mock construction dispute. Speakers will share their experience on different mechanisms and techniques for dispute resolution and dispute avoidance.

Who should attend?

Any practitioner involved in international construction contracts and disputes: engineers, contractors, in-house lawyers from construction companies, arbitrators, counsel, mediators, experts, contract managers, contracting authorities in procurement


IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PAYMENT:

Please note that the Standard registration fee for the event is 299 euro (VAT incl.). ICC and DRBF members are entitled to a discount and the registration fee for such members is 249 euro (VAT incl.).

If you are an ICC/ DRBF member and you want to pay the registration fee:
• with credit / debit card, the registration system of ICC Bulgaria will require from you to pay the Standard registration fee of 299 euro (VAT incl.). The discount of EUR 50 will be reimbursed to you by ICC Bulgaria by banks transfer as soon as you provide ICC Bulgaria with your bank account number;
• by bank transfer, please write to ICC Bulgaria at info@icc-bulgaria.bg and you will receive an invoice with the bank details directly for the discounted registration fee. 

 

 

 

Schedule

Venue: Sofia Hotel Balkan

Travel and hotel expenses are not included in the registration fee.
ICC Bulgaria has negotiated preferential room rates with the Sofia Hotel Balkan.
The complete information will be sent upon registration enabling participants to make their reservations directly. 
 

Day 1 – 27 September

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Workshops, Part 1

 

Workshop A: Dispute Boards (Intermediate Level) - Serdica Conference Room

 

 

Workshop B: Delay and Disruption in construction claims (introductory level) – Rila Conference Room

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-13:00

Workshops, Part 2

 

Workshop A: Dispute Boards (Intermediate Level) - Serdica Conference Room

 

Workshop B: Delay and Disruption in construction claims (introductory level) – Rila Conference Room

13:00-14:30

Lunch

14:30-14:45

Welcome Address

14:45-15:05

Key Note Speech

15:05-16:00

Session 1 ICC Point of View

The ICC Court point of view on appointment of arbitrators, scrutiny of the awards, and bifurcation of cases

 

16:00-16:30

Coffee Break

16:30-17:30

Session 2 Arbitration Trends in Central and Eastern Europe

17:30-17:45

Summary, Q&A

18:30-21:00

Cocktail at KVADRAT 500 Art Gallery with classical music and curated walk through two of the gallery’s halls  

Day 2 – 28 September

08:30-09:00

Morning Coffee

09:00-10:30

Session 3 Dispute avoidance/adjudication under the FIDIC 2017 Edition

 

DAAB and dispute resolution clauses under the new FIDIC rules

 

Challenge of DAAB before ICC under the new FIDIC rules

 

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Session 4 Enforcement of DAB decisions and arbitral awards in the CEE region

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-16:00

Session 5 A Real-Life Mock Case

 

Construction Dispute Resolution - A Journey through Three Stages

 

A step by step enactment from a party ‘s dissatisfaction with a Dispute Board decision to ICC arbitration appointment and beyond. This will include the role of ICC; timescales for Notices of Dissatisfaction; emergency arbitrator process and much more

16:00-16:30

Summary, Q&A, Close of Conference

Main lecturers and panelists

 

Assen Alexiev

Partner, Sabev & Partners Law Firm, Sofia

Metodi Baykushev

Secretary General ICC Bulgaria, Managing Partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, Sofia

Charles Blamire-Brown

Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP, London

Anthony Albertini

Partner, Clyde & Co, London

Simon Fegen

Director at Leach Group, Bath, United Kingdom, Chartered Surveyor (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), Fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa), Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a CEDR Accredited Mediator

Maria Fisentzou

Delay Expert, Forensic Delay Analyst

Levent Irmak

Founder & Managing Director of MC² MODERN CONSTRUCTION CONSULTING, Istanbul; President of DRBF Region-2 Board of Directors

MSc. Civil Engineer

 

 

Maciej Jamka

Managing Partner, K&L Gates Jamka Sp.k.

Dr. Moritz Keller

Partner, Clifford Chance Deutschland LLP

Ulrich Kopetzki

Counsel of the Eastern European team, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Crenguta Leaua

Managing Partner at LDDP – LEAUA DAMCALI DEACONU PAUNESCU, Bucharest, Assoc. Prof. Dr. with the Academy of Economic Studies and Visiting Associate Professor Dr. with the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest, Vice-President of the Romanian Society of Construction Law

Boyana Milcheva

Partner at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, Sofia

Miloš Olík, Ph.D., LLM, FCIArb

Partner, ROWAN LEGAL, Czech Republic; Chairman of the Council of Arbitrators of Football Association of the Czech Republic

Lindy Patterson Q.C.

Queen’s Counsel, Chair of the domestic arbitral appointment sub-committee of the Scottish Arbitration Centre, President-Elect of the Dispute Resolution Board Federation (DRBF), Region 2, Adjudicator with TeCSA and RICS, Member of LCIA Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors

Dimitar Smilenov

 

ICC Court Member, Attorney-at-law, Arbitrator

Adriana Spassova

Partner and Managing Director of EQE Control, company of ABS Group, Sofia

Cosmin Vasile

Regional ICC YAF Representative for Romania, Managing Partner, Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners, Bucharest

Eugenio Zoppis

Salini Impregilo S.p.A., Milano

Project Manager of Gibe III site in Ethiopia

 

Dr. Sarwono Hardjomuljadi

DRBF Region 2, Member of Board of Directors  - member

Lisa Beisteiner

Partner, zeiler.partners, Austria

 

Sebastian Mahr

Partner, PHH Prochaska Havranek Rechtsanwälte, Austria

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PAYMENT:

Please note that the Standard registration fee for the event is 299 euro (VAT incl.). ICC and DRBF members are entitled to a discount and the registration fee for such members is 249 euro (VAT incl.).

If you are an ICC/ DRBF member and you want to pay the registration fee:
• with credit / debit card, the registration system of ICC Bulgaria will require from you to pay the Standard registration fee of 299 euro (VAT incl.). The discount of EUR 50 will be reimbursed to you by ICC Bulgaria by banks transfer as soon as you provide ICC Bulgaria with your bank account number;
• by bank transfer, please write to ICC Bulgaria at info@icc-bulgaria.bg and you will receive an invoice with the bank details directly for the discounted registration fee.
 

 

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