Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical Guide by George Kimball

Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical Guide

byGeorge Kimball

Paperback | February 7, 2010

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Outsourcing - entrusting major operations to outside contractors, at home or abroad - represents one of this century's important trends, made possible by broadband technology and operation of the law of comparative advantage in a word with fewer boundaries than ever before.Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical Guide is an accessible guide to the legal and practical issues arising from complex outsourcing deals with a particular emphasis on the UK and the US. Lawyers, executives and managers must learn how all of the pieces of the outsourcing jigsaw - contractual,operational, technical and financial - fit together into a coherent, manageable whole that suppliers can perform and customers can manage. This book covers the discrete legal issues involved, and also the management of the relationship between vendor and purchaser of outsourcing services, in apractical and comprehensive way. The accessible anture of this book means it will be ofinterest to lawyers in private practice or in-house, in particular those who are new to outsourcing as an area of practice.

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George Kimball is a senior member of the outsourcing and technology practice of the worldwide law firm, Baker and McKenzie LLP, and a recognised expert in outsourcing, ranked nationally and internationally by independent organisations and professional peers. Based in Southern Californiam he has for many years advised users and supplie...

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Title:Outsourcing Agreements: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:472 pages, 8.74 × 5.98 × 0.01 inPublished:February 7, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199575223

ISBN - 13:9780199575220

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Table of Contents

1. What's It All About?2. Making the Deal3. What Risks?4. Foundations and Frameworks5. The Services6. Financial Terms7. Performance Standards8. Intellectual Property9. Transitions10. Governance12. The Fine Print - Risk Allocations and Remedies13. Compliance14. Flavors and Varieties15. Outsourcing Amid Economic Upheaval