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Commercial Round-Up: Highlights of the Week

EU regulation: the European Commission is proposing action in two areas that would have major impact on business. One is the threat of introducing a universal code that would allow consumer class action lawsuits. 378 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Legal costs under pressure: what is the solution?

There is extensive discussion about the cost of hiring a lawyer. At the Codex event last week, hosted by Stanford law school, a number of presentations focused on ways that new technology will tackle the issues of cost and accessibility to the law. 265 more words

IACCM

Making compliance easy

Non-compliance is risky. It leads to fines, job losses, reputational damage, lost sales. Since it is so important, businesses make substantial investments to reduce the chance of breaches – and of course a major element of those investments is people: reviewers, approvers, auditors, compliance experts. 309 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Commercial Round-Up: Highlights of the Week

Are you confused about the differences between ‘outcome-based’ and ‘performance-based’ contracts? Or perhaps simply want greater clarity on how to form or manage them? Andrew Jacopino, an expert in their use, recently updated his… 361 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Is blockchain the answer?

Many people ask “what is blockchain?”, but much more important is to understand “what can blockchain do?”

One answer to this question is that blockchain can act as s foundational layer that sucks data from multiple sources and creates an accurate, verifiable record, based on which many of today’s manual decisions can be automated. 328 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Are you guilty of groupthink?

Larry Fink, CEO at Black Rock – the world’s largest asset management firm – has built the business around diversity. But he brings a new context to this theme, which he describes in a recent interview. 401 more words

Contract / Commercial Management

Defining the contracting lifecycle

Many organizations do not have a well-defined, end-to-end contracting process. Frequently, contract-related activities appear as sub-elements in other processes – for example, in Product Lifecycle Management, Procurement or Project Management. 611 more words

Contract / Commercial Management