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Efficiency doesn't end with contracts

Last week I was running a capability review with an IACCM member company. DuringĀ a break, one of the attorneys said that he had been struck by the session we had just done on communications and told me a story about his former company. 295 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

So there are limits to IPR

Intellectual Property lies at the heart of many litigations. Negotiations over IP have boosted this topic into the top five negotiated terms and there is hardly a contract these days that does not include some sort of IP clause. 192 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Commercial competence

Tesco, a major retailer, becomes the latest in a growing line of private sector companies that appear unable to properly manage their contracts. In this case, there is a black hole of more than $400m from over-stated revenues, apparently stemming from commercial agreements with suppliers. 212 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Ethics or cash cow?

There are those who would argue that the scale of fines being imposed by US courts and regulators on major corporations reflect high principles and a determination to raise ethical standards. 442 more words

Legal & Regulatory