Claim system under FIDIC

An introduction to the claim system under FIDIC from a Danish perspective.

In the construction industry claims tends to arise between the involved parties often as a result of either delays or other unforeseen changes during the construction phase. Most construction contracts provide their own procedures as to how and when claims should be handled between the parties. In international construction contracts, FIDIC’s, (International
Federation of Consulting Engineers) standard contracts are often used, commonly referred to as “The Rainbow Suites”.

In the following short paper we will provide a brief overview of how the FIDIC claim system works. This paper focuses on FIDIC’s Red Book - The Construction Contract, Section 20 “Employer’s and Contractor’s Claims”.

The short paper on the claim system under FIDIC can be found here.

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