By Michael R. Overly
Even top businesses with refined IT infrastructures and groups of legal professionals can locate themselves unprepared to accommodate the variety of matters that could come up in IT contracting. Written by way of pro lawyers, A advisor to IT Contracting: Checklists, instruments, and Techniques distills the main serious company and felony classes realized in the course of the authors’ a long time of expertise drafting and negotiating IT-related agreements.
In a unmarried quantity, readers can quick entry info on almost all kinds of know-how contract. dependent to target a specific form of IT contract, each one bankruptcy incorporates a record of crucial phrases, a short precis of what the contract is meant to do, and a whole evaluation of the criminal and company concerns which are addressed in that exact contract. offering non-legal execs with the instruments to deal with IT contracting concerns, the ebook:
- Contains checklists to assist readers manage key thoughts for prepared reference
- Supplies references to beneficial on-line assets and aids for agreement drafting
- Includes a CD-ROM with reusable checklists and entire thesaurus that defines key criminal, enterprise, and technical terms
Costly errors could be shunned, possibility should be avoided, and higher contracts should be drafted when you've got entry to the precise details. packed with reader-friendly checklists, this available reference will set you down that course. caution you of the most typical pitfalls, it fingers you with little-known guidance and top practices that will help you negotiate the major phrases of your IT agreements with self assurance and confirm you come back out on best on your subsequent agreement negotiation.
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A guide to IT contracting: checklists, tools, and techniques by Michael R. Overly