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The Government Subcontractor's Guide to Terms and Conditions

Book Description

Navigating Contract Terms and Conditions Just Got Easier!
Organizations are at risk when contract terms and conditions are not fully understood. The Government Subcontractor's Guide to Terms and Conditions quickly guides you through the process of reviewing and negotiating contracts, identifying terms and conditions of concern, and mitigating potential risks. Author Kenneth Segel has tapped over 20 years of contract experience to write a handbook that walks even the most junior contracts administrator through the daunting task of reviewing and negotiating a government contractor's terms and conditions.
This critical resource will help you
• Determine what specific terms and conditions to address
• Distinguish between a favorable and an unfavorable provision
• Address potentially damaging provisions
• Understand the potential economic impact of indemnification provisions
• Apply risk management to address indemnification provisions
The Government Subcontractor's Guide to Terms and Conditions will guide you through the inevitable challenges of the negotiation process. Put this updated resource to work in your organization today!

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. About the Author
  5. Dedication
  6. Contents
  7. Preface
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Introduction
  10. Chapter 1 Payment Terms
  11. Chapter 2 Acceptance of Products, Services, or Data
  12. Chapter 3 Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution
  13. Chapter 4 Assignment of Contract
  14. Chapter 5 Audit Rights
  15. Chapter 6 Limitation of Liability
  16. Chapter 7 Non-Disclosure Agreement
  17. Chapter 8 Elements of a Properly Worded Non-Disclosure Agreement
  18. Chapter 9 Set-Off—or Offset
  19. Chapter 10 Changes
  20. Chapter 11 Cost Reporting
  21. Chapter 12 Fee Payment (CPFF Government Contracts)
  22. Chapter 13 Force Majeure (Excusable Delay)
  23. Chapter 14 Formation of Contract
  24. Chapter 15 Government Federal Acquisition Regulation Flow-down Provisions
  25. Chapter 16 Governing Law and Venue of Jurisdiction
  26. Chapter 17 Key Personnel
  27. Chapter 18 Liquidated Damages
  28. Chapter 19 Record Retention for Future Audit
  29. Chapter 20 Shipping Terms of Sale – Free on Board
  30. Chapter 21 Rights in Data
  31. Chapter 22 State and Local Taxes
  32. Chapter 23 Termination for Convenience
  33. Chapter 24 Termination for Default
  34. Chapter 25 Time Is of the Essence
  35. Chapter 26 Warranty
  36. Chapter 27 Insurance and Its Relationship to Indemnification
  37. Chapter 28 Indemnification
  38. Chapter 29 Evaluation of a Patent/Copyright Indemnification Provision and Standard Indemnification Language
  39. Chapter 30 Buyer’s Indemnification of Seller
  40. Chapter 31 Government’s Indemnification of Seller
  41. Chapter 32 Wrapping Up the Indemnification Provision
  42. Appendix Flow-down Provisions and Clauses
  43. Acronyms
  44. Glossary
  45. Index