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Infrastructure experts discuss project execution, dispute resolution at QUEST 2018

The experts held discussions on contract structure and management, financial risks, criticality of documentary control & discovery and options for dispute resolution.

SNS | New Delhi |

Law Firm Singh & Associates (S&A), in collaboration with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), hosted an event, QUEST 2018 – Knowledge Exchange Series, in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The event brought together experts and industry leaders from the infrastructure sector who shared their insights and experiences on various aspects of infrastructure project execution and dispute resolution.

The event saw the presence of notable members from the judiciary including Justice Sudhir Kumar Katriar, former judge of Patna High Court, and Justice Anil Kumar, former judge of the Delhi High Court.

Jindal SAW, Jindal ITF, DLF, Mitsui, Hitachi, Simplex Infra, TechnipFMC, Fourth Partner Energy and members of PwC were the key companies participating in the event.

The event comprised several speeches by speakers including Neeraj Kumar, Group CEO & Whole-time Director, Jindal Group, and Jawed Zia, VP, ABBOTT India, among others.

The experts held discussions and deliberations on contract structure and management, financial risks, criticality of documentary control & discovery, options for dispute resolution and other challenges in the course of execution of infrastructure projects.

Talking about the event, Manoj K Singh, Founding Partner, S&A, said: “QUEST 2018, where PwC was our collaboration partner, was a unique event which has proved to be a successful platform for stakeholders to come together and exchange ideas relating to dispute resolution and execution of infrastructure projects.”

Addressing the audience, Gaganpreet Puri, Partner & Leader, PwC, explained: “Seeking experts’ views in the resolution process is a first step towards dispute resolution in the infrastructure sector.”

The next Quest – Knowledge Exchange Series is scheduled to be held in early 2019.