Webinar: Construction Contract Obligations – What now for the future?
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Webinar: Construction Contract Obligations – What now for the future?

When: 28 May 2020
16.00 - 17:30
Where: Hong Kong
Contact: Vivian Sie
3915 7511

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This Webinar will look at the following:

The Multi-Ministry Task Force has issued advisories with the latest Circuit Breaker extended to 1st June 2020.

Construction is badly affected and COVID-19 difficulties have prevented many from fulfilling their contract obligations. Our experts will discuss and highlight industry impact and possible application of legal concepts including force majeure, frustration, loss and expense claims to bond calls, important issues now for construction specialists from Consultants to Contractors and Suppliers. The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act may now provide some space for those affected by providing relief or deferring obligations to a later time. We will discuss the key features of the Act and implications for the industry when reliefs end.
Facilitator/Host: Sam Chu MSc CPM C Build E FCABE ACTA-IAL, Senior Project Consultant - 3C Management & Consultancy Pte Ltd

Sam has been in built environment industries with wide experiences as a Contractor and Consultant since 1986. Eager to adopt best practice in both straightforward or complex construction projects. He has performed and completed several projects in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, United States and Bahrain. Maintaining the best integrity and professionalism is the only solution towards a successful outcome between Client, Consultants and Contractors compliment with Constructive Collaboration. Presently, he represents Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) as Chairman for the Singapore Chapter. Our members in Singapore are small in number but big in value.

Our Experts:

Daniel Tay LLB (Hons) LLM (Dist.) F.S.I.Arb Partner -Chan Neo LLP
Daniel Tay has been in practice since 2007 specialising in commercial law and the engineering, construction, hospitality, luxury, commercial fit out and residential design and build sectors, advising on corporate agreements, contract drafting and representing industry and private clients in commercial disputes, engineering, construction, insolvency, regulatory offences, defects, damage, insurance, professional indemnity, adjudication under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, arbitration and Court litigation. Daniel frequently provides legal advice on contract administration, payments and damage/defects issues with a strong emphasis on quality of work and a successful outcome. He is co-author of the LexisNexis Construction Arbitration and Litigation modules, a regular speaker on building and construction law and frequently cited on legal issues for news media. He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, appointed to the Inquiry Panel of the Law Society, Honorary Secretary of the Insurance Law Association of Singapore, and selected in 2018 as Singapore Business Review's 20 Most Influential Lawyers Under 40.

Hong May Ling (MSISV) Associate Director, Arcadis Singapore
May Ling is an Associate Director at Arcadis Singapore and a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers. She is a quantity surveyor by training with more than 10 years of experience in the cost management and contract administration of construction projects in the civil engineering industry.

CPD: 1.5 hours

Please note that Registrants are requested to complete a survey about the COVID-19 impact and return it to the organiser on or before 27 May 2020. Please click HERE for the survey.

If you have any queries or problems please contact Vivian Sie using the contact details provided above. 

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