Legal Aspects of Purchasing

Seminar Outline

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Defining Key Contract Terminology
  • Consequential & Incidental Damages.
  • Indemnity
  • Warranty
  • Limitation of Liabilities
  • Disclaimers
  • Remedies at Law and Remedies in Contract

    Creating A Binding Contract

  • Important elements of a Contract.
  • Oral vs. written Contracts.

    Differences between Contracts for Services and Goods.

    Focusing on the Important Issues in your PO and Contract

  • Exercises in identifying the major issues to address.

    The Uniform Commercial Code

  • Article 2: SALE OF GOODS
  • Buyer's & Seller's rights and obligations under the Code.
  • Relationship of UCC to General Contract Law.
  • Importance of Course of Conduct and Industry Standards.

    Terms and Conditions In Contracts for Goods & Services.

  • The Battle of the Forms.
  • Express and Implied Warranties
  • Acceptance
  • Termination

    Buyer's Contractual Rights and Remedies

  • Buyer's Rights upon Delivery
  • Rights of Inspection and Rejection.
  • The significance of Acceptance
  • How to Revoke your Acceptance after it is given.
  • Damages Buyer is entitled to when Seller has Breached.
  • Cover, Offset and Specific Performance.

    Understanding the Seller's Perspective

  • Force Majeure
  • Limitations of Liabilities
  • Warranty Disclaimers

    The Basics of Intellectual Property Law

  • Protecting Trade Secrets (Confidential Information) through Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Copyrights: Who owns the copyright to the work you outsource?.

    E-Commerce and Contracts

  • Creating Contracts on Line
  • UETA and E-Sign Law
  • Click-wrap Contracts

    The Buyer as an Agent

  • Understanding your authority as an agent.
  • Dealing with "back door selling."
  • Please check the Curriculum of our Contracts seminar which is designed to follow this seminar.

    Please keep in mind that all of our seminars are available for In-House Presentations.
    For more information call (512) 349-7977.

    Included in the seminar fee: Each attending student will be provided luncheon, certificate (suitable for framing), a seminar reference manual, a copy of UCC Article 2, a glossary of key legal terms, coffee, tea, pastries and one C.P.M. point.

    The seminar begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m.

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    When & Where

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    Contacting Nahabit & Associates, Inc.

    Phone (512) 349-7977 Facsimile 512-349-7998
    Email: Mailing Address:

    9416 Burnet Road
    Suite 201
    Austin, Texas 78758-5264
    United States of America

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    Last Update: Sep 7, 05