The Government Subcontractor's Guide to Terms and Conditions - Kenneth Segel

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© 2009, 6" x 9" hardcover, 301 pages
ISBN 978-1-56726-232-2
Product Code B322
By Kenneth R. Segel

Navigating Contract Terms and Conditions Just Got Easier!

Organizations are at risk when contract terms and conditions are not fully understood. The Government Subcontractor’s Guide to Terms and Conditions quickly guides you through the process of reviewing and negotiating contracts, identifying terms and conditions of concern, and mitigating potential risks. Author Kenneth Segel has tapped over 20 years of contract experience to write a handbook that walks even the most junior contracts administrator through the daunting task of reviewing and negotiating a government contractor’s terms and conditions.

This critical resource will help you

  • Determine what specific terms and conditions to address
  • Distinguish between a favorable and an unfavorable provision
  • Address potentially damaging provisions
  • Understand the potential economic impact of indemnification provisions
  • Apply risk management to address indemnification provisions

The Government Subcontractor’s Guide to Terms and Conditions will guide you through the inevitable challenges of the negotiation process. Put this updated resource to work in your organization today!


Payment Terms • Acceptance of Products, Services, or Data • Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution • Assignment of Contract • Audit Rights • Limitation of Liability • Non-Disclosure Agreement • Elements of a Properly Worded Non-Disclosure Agreement • Set-Off—Offset • Changes • Cost Reporting • Fee Payment (CPFF Government Contracts) • Force Majeure (Excusable Delay) • Formation of Contract • Government Federal Acquisition Regulation • Governing Law and Venue of Jurisdiction • Key Personnel • Liquidated Damages • Record Retention for Future Audit • Shipping Terms of Sale – Free on Board • Rights in Data • State and Local Taxes • Termination for Convenience • Termination for Default • Time Is of the Essence • Warranty • Insurance and Its Relationship to Indemnification • Indemnification • Evaluation of a Patent/Copyright Indemnification Provision and Standard Indemnification Language • Buyer’s Indemnification of Seller • Government’s Indemnification of Seller • Wrapping Up the Indemnification Provision

About the Author

Kenneth R. Segel is Division Manager of Contracts at L-3 Communications in Anaheim, California. He previously was the Director of Contracts for AT&T in Columbia, Maryland. He has 22 years of government, commercial, domestic, and international experience in contracting. Throughout his career, he has managed contracts, subcontracts, purchasing, and pricing departments. Mr. Segel has a master’s degree in public administration from San Diego State University.

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