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2006 Inside Supply Management 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.

  • Basics of Intellectual Property Members Only Content
    Helen M. Pohlig, J.D., April, Vol. 17, No. 4, p. 36.

    Patents, copyrights and trademarks, oh my! The three different ways to protect your company's intellectual property become much less ferocious to supply managers who refer to this simple guide. Learn which form of protection is the most appropriate for your company's next big idea.

  • CISG Importance Grows Members Only Content
    Michael L. O'Shaughnessy, October, Vol. 17, No. 10, p. 36.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    The increasing significance of the CISG to supply management professionals is becoming more apparent in our global business environment.

  • Complying with SOX in the Information Age Members Only Content
    John Yuva, May, Vol. 17, No. 5, p. 26.

    While companies are spending much-needed time accounting for their tangible financial assets for SOX compliance, many are overlooking intangible assets that are just as critical.

  • Documentary Letters of Credit Members Only Content
    Martin J. Carrara, J.D., C.P.M., July, Vol. 17, No. 7, p. 38.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    When making a first-time purchase from a supplier in a foreign country, you may be forced to make advanced payment. There is another option available.

  • Employment Contracts Members Only Content
    Thomas J. Lynch, December, Vol. 17, No. 12, p. 32.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    When making a hiring decision, it is imperative to properly categorize your new hire's status as an employee or independent contractor.

  • Insight Into Incoterms Members Only Content
    Pamela Lopata, Esq., February, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 14.

    Understanding this set of international rules will help supply managers interpret the most commonly used terms in foreign transactions.

  • Letters of Intent Members Only Content
    Judi Coover, Esq., November, Vol. 17, No. 11, p. 32.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    Widely used in supply management, a Letter of Intent is used to signal serious intent to carry out certain business activities. Learn why you would want such a document, what protections should be included in this agreement and under what conditions you should sign a Letter of Intent.

  • New Bankruptcy Law Enacted Members Only Content
    John H. Maddock III and Elizabeth L. Gunn, January, Vol. 17, No. 1, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 brings good news to companies transacting with Chapter 11 debtors.

  • Passage of Title Members Only Content
    Richard W. Pearse, J.D., MA, June, Vol. 17, No. 6, p. 42.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    While passage of title and transfer of risk of loss usually occur simultaneously, there are several valid reasons for deviating from this usual arrangement. Knowledgeable supply managers understand when and how the transfer should take place to best serve their company's individual needs.

  • Personal Data Transfers
    Bénédicte Raevens and Kevin Pomfret, March, Vol. 17, No. 3, p. 36.

    Failure to comply with personal data transfer laws with the United States' largest trading partner, the European Union, could result in a disruption of business operations and civil penalties. Learn how to best transfer names, digital fingerprints, social security numbers and other critical data.

  • Proposed UCC Revisions Members Only Content
    Ernest G. Gabbard, J.D., C.P.M., CPCM, May, Vol. 17, No. 5, p. 36.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues

    A revision of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) has been a long time coming. Though not yet implemented in any state commercial code, supply managers must be aware of the possible changes coming their way — especially for their state and the state(s) with which they conduct transactions for the sale of goods.

  • Quality in the Crossfire Members Only Content
    Richard Pennington, C.P.M., J.D., LL.M., September, Vol. 17, No. 9, p. 36.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    Contracts use standards to define acceptance criteria and warranties to provide post-acceptance remedies. But warranties may not mean what you think they do! Make sure your contracts properly address post-acceptance performance issues.

  • Securing Suppliers’ Performance Members Only Content
    Richard W. Pearse, J.D., MA, August, Vol. 17, No. 8, p. 36.

    Legal Briefs: Supply Management's Legal Issues
    Learn about various contractual and non-contractual provisions and instruments commonly used to secure suppliers’ performance of contract obligations.