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Commitment Matters Blog Are you in an adversarial industry? Insights for contract negotiators and managers. Published: 23 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Given their business significance, it is interesting how little research has been done on claims and disputes. They impact reputation, trust and bottom-line results, but most organizations have very little insight to the frequency, causes or costs of claims and disputes. As a ...
 
Articles / White Papers Microsoft lauded for privacy, security in the cloud Published: 22 Apr 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers European Union data protection authorities recognize Microsoft cloud services for meeting privacy standards
 
Articles / White Papers The America Invents Act: Big changes not just for patent lawyers Published: 22 Apr 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers The first year under the AIA has shown that in-house counsel need to be just as aware of the Act's changes as patent lawyers
 
Commitment Matters Blog It pays to be at the top Published: 10 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog People at senior levels are paid more. That's no surprise. But IACCM's most recent salary survey suggests that those at the top are beginning to increase the differential, with average pay for a functional leader jumping by almost 20% in the last year, while those in m...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Will regulation eliminate the need for contract negotiation? Published: 08 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Take a look at this article describing the terms that are now impacted by regulation in the financial services industry. The list is so extensive that the scope for meaningful negotiation appears severely reduced. Already, we are seeing pressure for the creation of industry s...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Software & the future of patent litigation Published: 07 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Software today is all-pervasive. No matter what industry you are in, or what products or services you buy and sell, a high proportion of contracts will have some sort of clause related to embedded or related software. And of course, along with that software come a range of con...
 
Commitment Matters Blog A wake-up call for contract and commercial management Published: 04 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog If it costs over 500 million Euros, it's a Megaproject. An awful lot of them - some 65% - go wrong, substantially overshooting on budget or experiencing major delay. And since governments worldwide are expected to spend around 100 trillion euros on such projects over the n...
 
Commitment Matters Blog A wake-up call for contract and commercial management Published: 03 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog If it costs over 500 million Euros, it's a Megaproject. An awful lot of them - some 65% - go wrong, substantially overshooting on budget or experiencing major delay. And since governments worldwide are expected to spend around 100 trillion euros on such projects over the n...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Collaboration begins at home Published: 01 Apr 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog There is frequent debate about who to blame for the lack of cooperation between buyers and sellers. Deal makers and negotiators are almost universal in their theoretical support for 'win-win' relationships, yet in practice they are achieved far too rarely.
 
News / Announcements Join us for the IACCM Europe Forum in Copenhagen! Published: 31 Mar 2014 Type: News / Announcements We welcome your attendance at the IACCM Europe Forum on June 16-18, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Towers in Copenhagen, Denmark. Visit www.iaccm.com/europe to view the conference agenda and speaker listing and watch the video showing what members have gained from this experience in...
 
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