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Everything You Need to Know About Statements of Work

SOW, their main ingrdients are:

  • Scope of Work,
  • Detailed description of the services,
  • Specific requirements,
  • Term of the SOW,
  • Location,
  • Timelines,
  • Deadlines,
  • Deliverables,
  • Assumptions,
  • Additional or Special Requirements,
  • Precedent Clause, and
  • Signature Block.

You should especially pay attention to:

  • Acceptance Language,
  • Payment Terms,
  • Intellectual Property (“IP”) Ownership,
  • Indemnity Clauses, and
  • Limitation of Liability Clauses.

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Déséquilibre significatif : quelles sont les principales évolutions de la jurisprudence ?

While several jurisdictions can count on abusive clause’s laws to give shelter to consumers, France tackled such abuses between commercial entities too with a 2008-law.

The Four main takeaways are that:

  • the range of actions is growing and reaches also relationship of unbalanced paower
  • a ruling is not limited to the single clause but the the overall contract
  • the unbalancement is quite broad as a concept, therefore rather far-reaching
  • the check on the legitimity is now even extended to the price assessment.

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California’s Automatic Renewal Law: three recent decisions, and what they mean for businesses

Renewal clauses must be clear and conspicuous+ affirmative consent are required before charging a customer’s account + an acknowledgment including the automatic-renewal terms, cancellation policy and information regarding how to cancel the subscription in a manner that is capable of being retained by the consumer must be provided to the customer.

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