When Do You Need to Update A Corporate Contract

Contracting is a standard practice among most businesses, and attorneys for the parties to the agreement often handle all or at least some aspects of the contracting process. As a result, busy company leaders may not take the time to read the contracts and their accompanying documents very carefully. Ideally, there will be a contract management team in place to oversee the portfolio. Regardless of whether there is a formal team or not, someone will have to take the lead on keeping track of contractual matters. This can be a daunting task, although there are plenty of useful and affordable software solutions available that can make the process much simpler. One of many things to consider is how often certain contracts should be reviewed and/or updated. This will obviously vary depending on the nature and scope of each agreement. However, the following is a general guideline as to when to update certain types of contract:

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Build Vs. Buy: Contract Management Software

Many companies have both the drive and wherewithal to solve their own problems, and this frequently involves the development of company-specific software to handle various business operations. There is a raging debate - okay, that might be an exaggeration - but there is definitely disagreement as to whether it makes more sense to build needed software solutions in-house or buy them from an outside source. Here are some of the pros and cons of both approaches when it comes to contract management software:

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