By Jeremy Holt; Jeremy Newton; Sarah Ellacott; Andrew Katz; Jean Morgan; All authors

Show description

Read Online or Download A Manager's Guide to IT Law PDF

Best project management books

Working at Warp Speed: The New Rules for Project Success in a Sped-Up World

Everyone seems to be a undertaking manager-projects are what we all do day in and outing. Skillful undertaking administration is prime to survival in modern warp-speed global. but it is usually misunderstood, resulting in unrealistic time cut-off dates, poorly outlined objectives, and wasted time. the key to winning undertaking administration, argues Barry Flicker, is making and conserving transparent commitments-far more straightforward stated than performed in a time of advanced, cross-departmental tasks and occasionally doubtful strains of authority.

Project Management for the Process Industry - IChemE

This paintings describes top perform and gives tips on how ideas and strategies should be utilized to all features of a venture within the technique undefined. It presents information at the levels of a undertaking, instruments and strategies and talents and data required. IChemE, the establishment of Chemical Engineers, is the guts for chemical, biochemical and method engineering execs all over the world.

Principles of Contemporary Corporate Governance

Ideas of latest company Governance, moment variation, offers a concise presentation of important issues and rising subject matters in company governance in the inner most quarter, whereas keeping the most important components of the profitable first version. This definitive booklet not just exposes the elemental ideas of company governance, it builds upon them by means of illustrating how they're utilized.

Additional info for A Manager's Guide to IT Law

Example text

Exceeding the permitted use may leave the client exposed to a claim for copyright infringement or to being charged additional licence fees. At the very least, consider: ● Does this wording prevent the client processing data on behalf of other companies in its group? ● Does the clause operate in such a way as to allow the supplier to impose undefined conditions (such as additional licence fees) in the event of a transfer of the software? ● Might the restriction operate to prevent the client getting a third party to run the system as part of an outsourcing arrangement?

Secondly, there is an extensive body of law relating to the enforceability of exclusion clauses generally: if the exclusion clause is found to be unreasonable or defective in some other way, then the party seeking to rely on the exclusion may nevertheless be exposed to a greater degree of legal and financial risk than it originally envisaged. The combined effect of the enforceability rules and the uncertainty about the meaning of commonly-used language is that clarity is of the utmost importance in the wording of exclusion clauses: it is not in anybody’s interest for the effect of the exclusion to be uncertain and indeed it is surprising that businesses should continue routinely to use some of the terminology that regularly crops up.

Baxendale terminology to describe contractual losses in terms like ‘direct’, ‘indirect’ or ‘consequential’. NEI supplied some defective power equipment, with a headline value of about £100 000, to British Sugar. The sale contract expressly limited the seller’s liability for ‘consequential loss’. As a result of breakdowns, increased production costs and resulting loss of profits, British Sugar put in a claim of over £5 million. British Sugar argued for the narrowest construction of the term ‘consequential loss’, interpreting it to mean ‘loss not resulting directly and naturally from breach of contract’; whereas NEI argued that the term meant ‘all loss other than the normal loss which might be suffered as a result of the breach of contract, negligence or other breach of duty’.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.07 of 5 – based on 29 votes