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Do corrupt companies have contract managers?

Continuing revelations about corrupt contracting practices at Brazilian oil giant Petrobras continue to hit the headlines. It is interesting that they are one of the few major oil and gas producers which does not have active membership in IACCM. 245 more words

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Is Government Becoming More Commercial Than The Private Sector?

Commercial reform is a big issue right now – especially within Government. While the pace of change varies, public sector agencies around the world are embarking on a journey towards massive change. 340 more words

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Why is telecoms such a mess?

This weekend I spent more than 7 hours battling with my telecommunications providers. Neither provided resolution, but you reach the point where even reaching the right person feels like a massive victory. 550 more words

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Why redesigning your contracts is so important

When we think of contracts, most of us envisage a paper document, full of dense typing, with formalistic style and wording. Or we may even think of an on-line version, a ‘click-here- to-accept’ contract – but with just the same hard to read typing and hard to understand language. 719 more words

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Are you a trusted advisor?

We often hear about the benefits of becoming a ‘trusted advisor’. Certainly it is a role that most consultants seek to fill, even if only in the context of a specific assignment. 685 more words

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Performing international contracts

Increasing activity in international markets and increasing use of outsourced or contract labor are two of the current trends in business. So what happens when these two trends converge? 459 more words

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The fairness of contract terms

The UK government’s announcement of a new ‘Commissioner for Small Business’ is just the latest in a series of initiatives by administrations around the world to encourage economic growth. 266 more words

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