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ICC Force Majeure Clause 2003With a focus on international transactions, the ICC Legal Handbook on Global Sourcing Contracts provides an introduction to key issues that may arise in sourcing transactions.

This handbook helps small companies build a better business plan for global sourcing. It covers all the important steps, from structuring requests for information, moving on to requests for proposals, to drafting contracts, evaluating suppliers and identifying possible loopholes.
– Michael Hancock, co-chair of ICC’s Task Force on Global Sourcing and a consultant at the law firm Salans.

Nearly every company is involved at some stage in sourcing a vital business function or service to an outside service provider. The ICC Legal Handbook on Global Sourcing Contracts responds to the needs of the business community for information in this area, providing an introduction to business — especially small- and medium-sized enterprises — to some key issues that may arise in these sourcing transactions, with a focus on international transactions.

Written in an engaging and easy-to-understand way, the ICC Legal Handbook on Global Sourcing Contracts provides non-expert business people with an overview of issues to consider as they undertake their sourcing strategies.

The ICC Legal Handbook on Global Sourcing Contracts is a valuable element in the set of widely used global business tools, including a renowned series of model commercial contracts, produced and published by the International Chamber of Commerce.