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Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry

ISBN: 978-1-119-25178-1
408 pages
January 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry provides the first detailed review of multi-party arbitration in the international construction sector.

Highly practical in approach, the detailed interpretation and assessment of the arbitration of multi-party disputes will facilitate understanding and decision making by arbitrators, clients and construction contractors.

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Table of Contents

About the Author x

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgements xv

List of Abbreviations xvi

1 Introduction 1

1.1 General background and research problem 1

1.2 Scope of the book, limitations and literature review 4

1.3 Sources used 6

1.4 Structure of the book 9

1.5 Aims and contribution of the book 10

2 Multi?-Party Arbitration in General 11

2.1 Terminology notes 11

2.2 Legal techniques introducing multi?-party arbitration 15

2.3 Advantages of multi?-party arbitration 18

2.4 Obstacles to multi?-party arbitration 21

3 The Need for Multi?-Party Arbitration in the Construction Sector 31

3.1 Specifics of construction disputes and construction arbitration 31

3.2 Introduction to international standard form construction agreements 33

3.3 Contractual structures in construction projects 40

3.4 Parties’ interests in multi?]party arbitration 46

4 Multi?-Party Arbitration Solutions under Arbitration Rules 60

4.1 ICC Rules 61

4.2 CEPANI Rules 71

4.3 LCIA Rules 77

4.4 UNCITRAL Rules 80

4.5 Swiss Rules 84

4.6 Rules adopted by the American Arbitration Association (‘AAA’) 90

4.7 Vienna Rules 94

4.8 DIS Arbitration Rules 99

4.9 SCC Rules 100

4.10 DIA Rules 101

4.11 Arbitration rules in Asia 102

4.12 Concluding remarks regarding arbitration rules 115

5 Multi?-Party Arbitration Solutions under Arbitration Laws 121

5.1 UNCITRAL Model Law 122

5.2 The United Kingdom 124

5.3 The Netherlands 129

5.4 Belgium 131

5.5 New Zealand 132

5.6 Hong Kong 133

5.7 Canada 137

5.8 Australia 138

5.9 Other countries 139

5.10 Multi?-party arbitration in the United States 140

5.11 Should arbitration laws deal with multi?-party arbitration? 158

5.12 Concluding remarks regarding arbitration laws 164

6 Contractual Solutions to Multi?-Party Arbitration 167

6.1 FIDIC Conditions of Contract 169

6.2 Blue Form 175

6.3 JCT Contracts 208

6.4 ACA standard forms 223

6.5 NEC3 226

6.6 IChemE contracts 234

6.7 ICC contracts 237

6.8 PPC and SPC International 238

6.9 ENAA Model forms 240

6.10 AIA standard forms 242

6.11 ConsensusDocs 247

6.12 AB 92 and ABT 93 250

6.13 Concluding remarks regarding contractual approaches 252

7 Proposed Solutions 255

7.1 Jurisdictional approach 256

7.2 Abstract consensual approach 262

7.3 Proposed contractual solutions 264

7.4 Institutional approach 313

8 Conclusion 325

Table 1 Summary of Multi-Party Arbitration Provisions under the Reviewed Arbitration Rules 328

Table 2 Summary of Multi-Party Arbitration Provisions under Arbitration Laws 333

Appendix 1 Second Alternative Clause of Clause 20 of the FIDIC Subcontract 337

Appendix 2 Multi?-Party Arbitration Provisions under the Blue Form 351

Appendix 3 Multi?-Party Arbitration Clauses under the ENAA Model Form – International Contract for Process Plant Construction, 2010 and Related Subcontracts 355

Bibliography 358

Index 381

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Author Information

Dimitar Kondev, Mag. Jur., LL.M. Ph.D. in Law, MCIArb, MIR, is a lawyer specializing in construction law and dispute resolution, and a lecturer in International Construction Law at the Aarhus University, Denmark. He is currently working at White & Case LLP Paris on a research project related to construction law. Prior to joining White & Case, Dimitar was a senior associate at one of the largest law firms in Bulgaria, where he provided legal advice on all aspects and all stages of large-scale construction projects. Dimitar has authored several articles published in the International Construction Law Review, Construction Law International and other journals. He is registered as dispute adjudicator under the Bulgarian list of FIDIC Adjudicators (BACEA National List).

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