1997 Purchasing Today 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.
Effective dispute resolution clauses can help you avoid traditional legal battles.
As a result of legislative reforms, federal procurement moves toward a more streamlined process in government contracting, in addition to cutting out unnecessary requirements.
While the law on contracts may seem clear, certain pitfalls exist which require purchasers to use a great deal of caution.
Liability regarding proprietary information can be avoided by taking appropriate precautionary steps.
The information on computers must be protected, not the computers themselves.
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act makes it illegal for any U.S. person to make a corrupt payment to any foreign official.
Digital Signature Guidelines takes the position that the long-term solution to security problems is data encryption.
Purchasers' Internet browsing activities could cause an unintentional product purchase.
The CISG surpasses the law you may have thought you were getting; but your contract can surpass the CISG.
Create a contract that's clear as to whether the dominant purchase is services or goods.
Purchasers can work some protection into their contracts to address the Year 2000 software problem.
The implied warranty of title accompanies all sales.
Express warranties are made by a supplier concerning that quality condition, description, or performance of a product.
These new approaches to business and purchasing lead the way to new kinds of relationships.