1999 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.
Signifying the marriage of purchaser and supplier, contract acceptance hinges on many factors.
An effective liquidated damages provision in your software contract will help your supply organization recover in the event of systems failure.
Purchasing and supply management professionals, from both public and private sector organizations, engage the services of various individuals to provide independent advice, methods, services, and practices for the resolution of specific business issues or problems. These independent contractors (ICs), support and/or complement the organizations' core staff (full-time employees) by applying their specialized knowledge. However, it's important to clearly differentiate between individuals classified as employees and those classified as ICs, and understand criteria for classifying ICs, laws, and regulations affecting the engagement of ICs, and the creation of effective contracts that can withstand federal, state, or internal audits.
In a time of unprecedented information sharing, organizations must still heed protections against sharing confidential information with supply partners.
An effective supply contract will use liquidated damages clauses to set the stage for consequences of nonperformance.
The act governing transactions involving software finally take shape, get a new name, and are ready for states' approval.
Protect your organization against employee misuse of a procurement card.
Statute of frauds, statute of limitations, remedies, and shipping terms ¾ just some of the areas addressed in UCC Article 2 revisions.
Employee welfare can never be overemphasized, and purchasing and supply can ensure safety by implementing proper clauses in contracts.
Can a paperless, electronic contract satisfy Statute of Frauds requirements?
Three months and counting. Y2K complications - if they arise - provide an opportunity to go the alternative dispute resolution route.
Going to work for a new employer means knowing what knowledge can legally travel with you.