On 20 March 2018, CIArb Cairo Branch jointly with CRCICA organized a seminar on “Exploring FIDIC’s New Rainbow: The 2017 suite of contracts under the limelight”. The speaker was Dr. Ahmed Fathi Waly, one of the Friendly Reviewers of the 2017 Red, Yellow and Silver Books. Moderated by the Branch President, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Salah Abdel Wahab, the Seminar shed light on the main features of the newly launched Suite of FIDIC Contracts. Attendees were able to get acquainted with the additional definitions, new provisions, modified and enhanced conditions, as well as the improved clarity and certainty characteristics of the new Books.
More than 100 professionals attended the Seminar, basically representing the following business sectors: engineering and construction, construction consultancy as well as oil and gas. Members of a number of law firms, universities and the Egyptian Lawsuit Authority also attended. Participants interacted and showed keen interest in the subject.