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Expert Talk: Contracts - Five Special Clauses

Dispute Resolution, IP, Indemnity and Force Majeure

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52m 14s
Language:  English
This talk explains five important risk clauses: Force Majeure, Liquidated damages, Indemnity, Limitation of Liability and Dispute Resolution.
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Description

This talk is the fourth of a four-part series covering key risk clauses. 

Force Majeure: protects parties during an event that is beyond either party’s reasonable control.

Liquidated Damages: making a monetary pre-estimate of damages.
Indemnity clauses: where one party is asking the other to insure them against any claims from a third party.
Limitation of Liability: which excludes certain kinds of loss and puts a cap on the sums of money paid.
Dispute Resolution: which sets out an agreed process for resolving disputes.

(The other talks in this series explain how to get into of a contract, the second how to get out of a contract and the third how to structure a contract.)

About the Authors

Steve Mallaband is a procurement professional with over 25 years’ experience, and has held senior positions in private- and public-sector organisations, both in the UK and abroad. During his career, not only has he negotiated many different contracts of all sorts, shapes and sizes but he has also gone on to manage these through to successful conclusion. For the last 10 years he has provided consultancy and training to a variety of clients around the globe. He is a knowledgeable, interesting and dynamic consultant who is able to draw on his very considerable practical experience to excellent effect.  

Rosamund Howard is a professional consultant and trainer with a rich and varied career in industry and education. She believes that excellence in communication and other “soft skills” are vital for business success, and has a real passion for helping others to achieve their goals. For the last 13 years she has provided consultancy, coaching and training to a variety of clients in many different countries and from many different organisations. She is a practical, down-to-earth consultant who excels in working with users to understand their needs and ensure that these are met.

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Steve Mallaband is a procurement professional with over 20 years experience, and has held senior positions in private and public sector organisations, both in the UK and abroad. In addition to hands on experience as a buyer and category manager, he has designed and built several very effective procurement organisations throughout his career. For the last 10 years he has provided consultancy and training to a variety of clients around the globe. He is a knowledgeable, interesting and dynamic consultant who is able to draw on his very considerable practical experience to excellent effect.    

Rosamund Howard is a professional consultant and trainer with a rich and varied career in industry and education. She believes that excellence in communication and other “soft skills” is vital for business success, and has a real passion for helping others achieve their goals. For the last 13 years she has provided consultancy, coaching and training to a variety of clients in many different countries and from many different organisations.   She is a practical, down-to-earth consultant who excels in working with users to understand their needs and ensure that these are met

Counterpoint is a specialist consultancy and training business focused on Procurement and Commercial Negotiations. Its vision is to see a world where:

  • People have the necessary communication skills to express their needs clearly and concisely, negotiate well and write effective contracts.
  • Procurement is practised professionally such that goods and services are bought at the right price, right time and right quality.
  • Suppliers are viewed as valuable assets of an organisation, and great care is taken to manage them well.
  • Time and money are not wasted in fruitless negotiations, endless misunderstandings and problems with suppliers.