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Toolkit: Outsourcing Contract Article 9 — Term and Termination

Published: 30 April 2015

ID: G00271133

Analyst(s): Daniel Barros , William Maurer, David Ackerman


Every outsourcing contract must address the term of the deal and the processes both parties must follow when it ends. Sourcing managers should use this Toolkit to create a term and termination article containing required terms to protect the organization, while being fair to the service provider.

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When to Use

  • The Challenge
    • Providers Push Their Contractual Terms
    • Organizations Might Not Be Fully Aware of the Latest Terms and Conditions Being Practiced in the Market
  • The Solution
    • Term
    • Termination

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