|Legal Aspects of Purchasing|
Intended for all levels of purchasing personnel with responsibility for contracting and placing purchase orders with suppliers. The course will also benefit those involved in the procurement process such as engineering, technical, marketing and manufacturing personnel.
This is a specialist course aimed at giving delegates a knowledge of the law relating to purchasing. As well as thoroughly covering existing legislation, the course is designed to show the application of the law to practical situations regularly met by organisations purchasing goods and services.
The Nature of Law
'Law' Defined / Sources of Law / Common and Statutory Law / Civil and Criminal Law / Law of Contract.
Offer and Acceptance / Letters of Intent / Legal Status of Quotation, Order Acknowledgement / Conditions of Sale versus Conditions of Purchase ("the Battle of the Forms").
Discharge of Contract
Performance / Agreement / Breach / Frustration / Creating Absolute Obligations for Performance / Termination Clauses / Breach.
Calculation / Damages / Liquidated Damages / Penalty Clauses / Ensuring Enforcement.
Supply of Goods (Implied Terms) Act 1973 / Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 / Misrepresentation Act 1967 / Sale of Goods Act 1979 / Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 / Consumer Protection Act 1987 / Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994.
Express Terms / Implied Terms / Time of the Essence of the Order / Transfer of Property / The Romalpa Decision.
Buying from Overseas
Conflict of Laws / Proper Law of the Contract / Courts of Jurisdiction.
Negotiating the Best Terms and Conditions / Protecting your Organisation's Interests / Reducing Risk Exposure.
29 - 30 April 2013
11 - 12 July 2013
04 - 05 September 2013
18 - 19 November 2013
£575.00 + VAT
Two day non-residential course.
PMS has preferential rates for accommodation with three excellent city hotels within walking distance of the Training Centre.Customer Reviews