Construction disputes and arbitration in the SEE region

Construction disputes and arbitration in the SEE region

Event Description

This conference is organized by the ICC International Court of Arbitration with the support of ICC Serbia and law firms Karanović & Partners and Pinsent Masons. It gathers leading construction practitioners from the SEE region with the aim to provide participants with an update of the latest trends and developments in construction dispute.

Internationally renowned engineers, construction arbitration specialists and in-house lawyers of leading companies in the field will share their practical experience and knowledge on the FIDIC contracts and the related procedures for claims and disputes, Dispute Boards and ICC Arbitration in construction cases.

Furthermore, this event aims to deliver practical tips in preparing and handling construction cases, give some updates on the most important features of “claims management” introduced by the FIDIC 2017 Suite of Contract, as well as offer an exclusive networking platform for the international construction community.

Any practitioner involved in international construction contracts and disputes:

  • engineers, contractors, in-house lawyers from construction companies
  • construction lawyers, arbitrators
  • mediators, experts, contract managers
  • financial institutions and Government entities involved in procurement
Event Schedule

Panel 1

Time: TBD

Causes of disputes in the construction sector and pre-arbitration:

  • Common causes of disputes in the construction sector;
  • Claims procedures under FIDIC;
  • The difference between “claims” and “disputes”;
  • The use of ADR (alternative dispute resolution procedures) in resolving construction disputes, including dispute boards and mediation.

Panel 2

Time: TBD

Features of and how to improve efficiency in construction arbitration:

  • Interim measures commonly used in construction arbitration including emergency arbitration;
  • How to use experts efficiently;
  • How to make construction arbitration more efficient: choosing the right and available arbitrators; use of technology and AI; expedited procedures for more contained/discrete disputes arising out of construction projects;
  • What role does investment arbitration have in resolving construction disputes?

Event Information


Oct 08, 2019


Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia Resavska 13-15, Belgrade




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