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Asterizk Course Timetable 2017

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3 Days Contract Management, Dispute Resolution and Claims Management Dubai, United Arab Emirates
26th to 30th Nov, 2017
Overview and Contract Management
How to manage contracts dealing with IPPs, IWPs, IWPPs, IWWPs and IDCPs from each parties' perspective: developer, off-taker, utility and contractor. Roles and responsibilities for contract management within the organization. How to minimize disputes in contracts. The importance of communications. Why most agreements and contracts are based on English law.
Dispute Resolution
Dispute resolution process: three or four key steps outlined. Role of direct negotiations; expert determination; arbitration; and, the court system. Bases for many disputes in power and water: what's the problem? Looking for the win/win/win situation is there one? What do most disputes involve, and how to avoid them. Importance of documentation. How to deal with a dispute. Some practical lessons and guidelines.
Claims Management and Case Studies
How to manage claims within the organization. Who should take responsibility for this: developer, off-taker, utility and contractor. Why documentation is important for any dispute. Various cases involving off takers, utilities, contractors and developers.
Negotiating PPP Models and Joint Ventures
Negotiating strategies and techniques
The need for a "Memorandum of Understanding" or MOU, especially during the early stages of a Joint Venture
How to deal with tough issues and 'deal breakers'
Why many PPPs and JVs fail key success indicators
Finding the "win/win" arrangement
The Joint Venture Agreement key terms and condition
Management roles throughout the negotiating process
Project Agreements, Contracts and Tendering of IWPP
Contractual framework for successful PPP and general contractual framework for GCC
Tendering Process for an IWPP
Tendering for EPC and O&M Contractors
Tendering issues and overall timelines
Bankable Agreements and uniqueness of Power and Water Agreements
Risk Allocation From Off Taker and Lender's perspective
Financial Evaluations Payback, Accounting return and IRR
Agreements Key clauses and principles for Renewables and Power and Water projects
Tariff Mechanism, Payment Process Key Terms and Conditions
Penalties and liquidated damages
Fuel Agreements and Energy Conversion
EPC Contract and O&M Agreements
Usufruct and Land Lease Agreements
Shareholders and Direct Agreements
Shared Facilities Agreements