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U.S. Manufacturing Continues As World Leader
In the last 13 years, U.S. productivity growth has exceeded competitors.
United States
22 Apr 2016
Feds Fast-Forward "Fissured" Focus
Fissuring occurs through subcontracting, franchising, and an extended supply chain, and is especially prevalent in the restaurant, hospitality, and construction industries.
United States
12 Mar 2015
Outsourcing Ambulatory And Outpatient Services: What Hospitals Need To Know
We are in the midst of a trend involving the "outsourcing" of certain outpatient and ambulatory services by hospitals and health systems.
United States
29 Oct 2014
Factoryless Goods Producers May Be As Hypothetical As Their Domestic Factories
Recently, the Office of Management and Budget has considered a controversial new federal classification: "Factoryless Goods Producers".
United States
18 Sep 2014
Before You Enter An IT Contract, Plan Your Exit Strategy
It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the most important steps you should take before engaging a technology services provider is to prepare a plan for exiting the relationship.
United States
6 Feb 2014
Fee Estimates: Don’t Be Penny Wise & Pound Foolish
Sometimes it pays to pay a vendor to develop a fee proposal that it will stand behind.
United States
1 Nov 2013
OFCCP To Put Contractors' Compensation Systems Under A New Microscope
In recent months, various agencies tasked with enforcing federal labor and employment laws have been a hotbed of activity — publishing guidance memoranda, enforcement directives, and the like.
United States
7 May 2013
We Contracted Directly With A Worker...How Long Can We Keep This "Temporary" Independent Contractor?
While some "temporary" workers are employed by a staffing agency, other workers contract directly with a company as consultants or independent contractors.
United States
6 Dec 2012
Building Relationships Becomes Valuable
Building successful business relationships with in-house counsel oftentimes depends heavily upon individual personalities.
United States
21 May 2012
Proposed Tax on Calls Sent to Non-U.S. Call Centers
Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) is proposing legislation that, if passed, would impose a $0.25 tax on each of the roughly 1.6 billion U.S.-originated call center calls sent outside of the United States each year.
United States
9 Jun 2010
Massachusetts Data Security Regulations Impose Strict Controls On Employers And Retailers, Impact Outsourcing Relationships
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently issued final regulations mandating certain data security standards for all individuals and entities that own, license, store, or maintain personal information regarding Massachusetts residents.
United States
30 Oct 2008
Technology Contracts: KNOW THY VENDOR!
A cardinal rule of any contract for services or products is to “know your vendor.” Granted, the requisite knowledge will vary with the risk profile of the service or product, but information technology and business process outsourcing contracts invariably require close vendor scrutiny.
United States
14 Sep 2008
Genetic Privacy — Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Of 2008
On May 21, 2008, President Bush signed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which modifies a number of existing laws and adds a number of new laws to the United States Code.
United States
19 Jun 2008
Just What Does A Foreign Filing License Cover?
A U.S. subsidiary of a German company sends all invention disclosures to its parent company in Germany for review by the company’s patent committee. In an effort to reduce costs, another U.S. company decides to outsource its patent processing to a technology center in India.
United States
2 Apr 2006
DOJ Loses Oracle/PeopleSoft Antitrust Challenge
On September 9, 2004, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California rejected, in a rare defeat for the Antitrust Division, the government's challenge of the tender offer by Oracle Corporation to acquire PeopleSoft, Inc., a major rival to Oracle in the development and licensing of Enterprise Resource Planning ("ERP") software.
United States
30 Sep 2004
China Outsourcing:
Outsourcing the manufacture of products to China is an idea that is currently in operation or one that is being considered for virtually every labor-intensive product by virtually every western company.
United States
20 Sep 2004
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