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Subcontractor Approval in Contract Drafting

By on September 21, 2018 in Commercial, Contracts

Nearly every form of service agreement contains a provision restricting the ability of one or both parties to subcontract their obligations, points out a post in the Tech & Sourcing blog at Morgan Lewis.

But authors Doneld G. Shelkey and Valerie A. Gross offer a caution: “These limitations are often included as a standard part of the legal boilerplate without much thought, but can present significant problems, especially given the broad use and incorporation of third-party technologies and services.”

In their post, they discuss use of a subcontracting principle called a “material subcontractor” provision.

Read the article.