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Businesses are increasingly more motivated to change existing IT outsourcing arrangements with suppliers by a need to grow and innovate than by pressures to cut costs and resources, an expert has said. 16 Apr 2014
Information stored electronically does not constitute property which someone can exercise possession of, judges in the UK have ruled. 20 Mar 2014
Businesses and outsourcing suppliers often face problems that cause commercial harm but are not serious enough to merit using contractual remedies, which are usually confined to damages claims or contract termination.
This guide was last updated in December 2012.
AstraZeneca UK Limited v International Business Machines Corporation  EWHC 306 (TCC)
De Beers UK Ltd (formerly Diamond Trading Co Ltd) v Atos Origin IT Services UK Ltd  EWHC 3276 (TCC)
The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Southwark v IBM UK Ltd 
GB Gas Holdings Limited v Accenture (UK) Limited and Others 
The proposed new EU-wide Unified Patent Court (UPC) could be vulnerable to abuse by so-called 'patent trolls' without changes to the draft legal framework, leading technology companies have warned. 26 Sep 2013
OPINION: Major banks have recently suffered some very public IT failures. Some of those failures may be due to suppliers but ultimately responsibility lies with the banks themselves. 26 Jun 2013
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