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Summary: This book examines contracts in the construction industry in relation to the Private Finance Initiative (PFI), such as what distinguishes construction in a PFI environment from a traditional contract. The author analyses the key elements of the construction sub-contract and interface between contractor and operator. The author, David Hickman, is a Partner with a leading international law firm and has worked on many PFI projects.Contents: Construction issues on PFI projects: output specification, project company's solution, design and construction standards, warranties, government regulations, timescales, lifecycle costs, interface between construction/operational phase, design development, performance payment system.Flow down of risks to subcontracts: how risk is flowed down, termination risk, termination issues for the construction subcontractor, warranties, bonds and guarantees.Use and adaptation of standard forms for the construction subcontract: a standard form (JCT 81 or 98), preparation of the contract where a standard form is being adapted, bespoke contracts.Negotiating key elements of construction subcontract: scope of works, liability level, compensation events and relief events, extensions of time, liquidated damages, payments, variations, certification/completion, independent certifier.Collateral agreements.Interface between contractor/operator.Finance/funding: debt finance, subordinated debt, equity, bond finance, key funding issues, the financial model, banks and risk.Insurance: insurance and risk allocation, insurances required by the construction company, who effects these, levels and breadth of insurance, banks and insurance, authority issues, what the construction company must do.Post contract-construction phase problems: variations during construction, disputes, DRP at subcontract level, overruns/extensions of time.Future developments. Appendices: Treasury Taskforce Guidance.wordings. Sample risk matrix.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781902375335
Author:
Hickman, David
Publisher:
Chartridge Books Oxford
Subject:
Construction - Contracting
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11.69x8.27x.23 in. .64 lbs.

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