Martin Smith

The FIDIC "Emerald Book" – a new contractual standard for the tunnelling industry



To better accommodate the specifics of the tunnelling sector, FIDIC together with the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is currently developing a specific Conditions of Contract under the working title “Emerald Book”. The two lead drafters, James Maclure and Martin Smith, will present the guiding principles of the Emerald Book and explain the salient differences between the Emerald Book and other FIDIC Forms of Contract.

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