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Silence is not ok and while words are a start, they are not of themselves enough. Inequality in its many forms is deep rooted in our societies and our history and it’s going to take more than words to make the changes that human justice demands.

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Imagine trying to resolve an inaccurate pricing decision by a contracting officer -- like the cost of steel in a shipbuilding contract – a decision that is stalling the contracting process and putting the business at risk.  What would you do?

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If you asked me, what is the biggest bottleneck in moving the market to more efficient contract management, I’d have to say this: 

We need to share more information, make things easier and move toward industry standardization – without back peddling to rebuild what is already working well.

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This article defines Incoterms® and focuses on current and relevant changes in the Incoterms® rules and how they could impact your enterprise.

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Don’t assume the role of the in-house attorney is shrinking just because legal technology (legal tech) is here.  In fact, legal wisdom and expertise is needed more than ever!

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Mohit Khullar and Prachika Agarwal take an honest look at the present situation of arbitration in India and the steps India should take to keep their arbitration system operating well and open for litigants in spite of the COVID-19 threat.  The world has a long way to go before we get COVID-19 behind us, but no doubt, the technology we will learn to apply in our businesses throughout this threat will become our closest allies! 

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The humble force majeure clause has been tested by the COVID-19 pandemic like never before.  But what can we learn from this pandemic and how will it shape the future of contracts and business planning in a post COVID-19 era?  These few words thus far have huge implications for contracting operations.  Change is in the wind for sure.

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Recent reports and discussions over Zoom with industry executives of factories producing the clothing apparel brands that we wear every day reveals a dismaying state of affairs.

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How would you draft a contract you knew you could not enforce?

Why would you bother?

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At the 2020 World Economic Forum1 of January 2020 in Davos, participants discussed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).2  They specifically asked, “How could innovative partnerships such as commercial relationships help achieve these objectives, especially within the public sector?”

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