Salalah, The 23rd GCC Commercial Arbitration
Centre, organized in cooperation with Oman Chamber of Commerce
and Industry (OCCI) branch in the Governorate of Dhofar, will be
opened tomorrow at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Salalah. The opening
ceremony of the three-day forum will be held under the auspices of
Sheikh Seif bin Mohammed al-Shabibi, Minister of Housing.
The Forum, held under the theme’ arbitration at the real estate,
construction FIDIC at the GCC ‘ will cover a number of themes
including the disputes for the real estate and construction at the GCC,
the problems related to it, the terms for settling the multi-level disputes
and how far they are pending before arbitration in light of the
international arbitration panels’ judgments and trends.
The Forum will also highlight the key demands for real estate
development and construction at the GCC States and comparing them
to the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (commonly
known as FIDIC, acronym for its French name Federation
Internationale Des Ingenieurs-Conseils), the real estate development
and construction contracts, the role of the typical contracts for building
and construction ,the construction in preparing and drafting contracts
as well as the peculiarity of the real estate development.
The Forum aims at standardizing the systems and policies related to
commercial arbitration. It also aims at exposing participants to modern
tools for contracts and help them acquire the necessary skills. It also
aims at helping participants to analyze issues related to GCC
arbitration system and get an idea about the specialized issues.
A number of specialists, legal advisors and legal experts from the GCC
public and private organizations will take part in the Forum.
Source: Oman News Agency