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COVID-19 has created a myriad of contracting issues and challenges, with extensive need for managing changes and renegotiations. The public sector has clearly not been immune, yet it faces greater challenges due to the more rigid framework created by public procurement regulations. This brief summary illustrates those challenges, drawing on recent Guidance issued by the UK Government.

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We know that specialized forums for dispute resolution have been around for quite some time. Maritime disputes, disputes involving energy and natural resources, sports-related disputes, securities and other financial disputes – all have set up their own special forums for alternative dispute resolution.

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Aw, those poor termination for convenience clauses!  They’re always getting hauled into “court” by one of their frustrated “victims.”  Truth be told, “termination for convenience” can be either friend or foe.  Is it fair? Maybe the problem is not the clause but on which side of it you find yourself!

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This week, IACCM continues to focus on its latest TASK topic: Job Opportunities & Online Interviewing.

As working from home becomes increasingly commonplace either permanently, or in response to future lockdowns, many employers are asking candidates about their ability and desire to work from home and their strategies to focus on work in their home environment. 

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Dr. C. Haward Soper, Honorary Associate Professor of Law at the University of Leicester, UK, published his latest book, Commercial Expectations and Cooperation in Symbiotic Contracts in February 2020, and reviewers are already commenting!

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The Chelan County Public Utility District did nothing magical to win IACCM’s Strategic Direction Award at the IACCM Americas conference in November of 2019. They didn’t need magic. They got smart!

supply chain management cloud SaaS

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Risk management is a vital tool in all aspects of modern management, including contract management. But it is not standing still! We’ve developed new ways of understanding risk and undertaking its management, and new approaches will surely continue to arise.

But what might the future of risk management look like? This article uses concepts from cosmology to consider the options.

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If you want your projects to succeed, you need to create a good contracts and risk management culture within your organization. When good corporate governance is missing, you’re likely to spend a lot of time banging your head against the wall.

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My approach to supplier management involves three pillars of procurement – category management (CM), supplier relationship management (SRM), and Contract and Commercial Relationship (CCM). Many are asking, how do they work together to give procurement professionals a proven way to produce effective supplier management?

performance management risk management procurementmanagement iaccmcertification

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What follows needs no explanation—it’s just one man’s honest, transparent story about experiences that would shake anyone’s world, yet they took him down a path of unexpected success! The key to his success was to never give up.

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