1994 NAPM Insights Article Index
Term selected: Legal Issues
A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.
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Parties to international agreements should be aware they may not get what they bargained for in "choice of forum" clauses.
Choosing a law to govern an agreement does not insure the law will be applied.
Purchasers can take precautionary measures to avoid exposure to undercharge claims on current transportation and distribution arrangements.
Companies can avoid the most severe penalties by instituting a compliance program that encourages employees to monitor, detect, and report any criminal wrongdoing.
The danger of an industrial buyer or seller violating the Robinson-Patman Act is virtually nonexistent.
Under the general rule, mistaken proposals are enforceable against the supplier.
When retaining an attorney, inquire about his/her experience with your type of issues, and don't discount the "comfort" factor.
The letter of credit is purely documentary and independent from the underlying contract.
All your contracts should address an alternative dispute resolution procedure other than litigation.
Suppliers need to amend their terms of sale to accurately define what they mean by "freight" when their sales terms are "Freight Prepaid and Add."