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EPC Contracts Masterclass

05 Feb 2010, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (London Time)                            

On February 5, 2010, King & Spalding will be hosting an intensive Masterclass providing valuable insight into the rapidly evolving world of EPC contracts. Participants will analyze an EPC contract clause by clause, focusing on challenges facing lenders in international projects. This unique interactive event discusses the key issues in EPC contracts which are relevant for lenders in international construction projects and options to manage their risks.


This essential course includes:

  • Tips on contractual risk allocation
  • Bankability issues and project structuring
  • Discussion on split EPC contracts, contract administration and escalation clauses
  • Advice on dispute resolution clauses
  • Local law issues in the Middle East

About your Masterclass leader:

James Bremen, Partner - King & Spalding. James has practiced exclusively in construction law for over a decade. He advises sponsors, contractors, financiers and consultants on all aspects of project documentation including the drafting and negotiation of agreements between parties to construction projects in both "traditional" and "relationship" arrangements. James has been involved in some of the largest, and most complex international construction projects in the world. He has specific industry expertise in mining, power, petrochemical, water, and the infrastructure and construction sectors. He has recently advised developers on project financed projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Libya, Yemen, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Egypt and Qatar and has a deep understanding of bankability issues and the issues which are unique to emerging markets.

King & Spalding is one of the leading international law firms providing legal services worldwide in all aspects of projects, construction and engineering. Our Global Transactions Group specializes in complex international projects (the scope of our portfolio extends into the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Russia and the CIS) including infrastructure related to hydrocarbon extraction, tunnelling, mining, manufacturing, major transport projects, power and water treatment plants, supertall buildings, universities and hospitals. King & Spalding has a number of public and private organizations as clients such as the Government of Saudi Arabia, Qatar Petroleum, Orascom and UC RUSAL.

Registration Information:

Please print and complete the registration form and return it to Melinda Bartlett via e-mail at or fax at +44 (0)20-7551-7575. You do not have to be a client to attend, and there is no charge.


King & Spalding
125 Old Broad Street

London, EN EC2N 1AR


For questions regarding this event, contact Melinda Bartlett at

Construction and Procurement