What Is a Contract Amendment? How Can Contract Amendments Be Managed?

By Sean Heck on 08/30/22

A contract amendment is a modification of the terms and conditions of a contract or subcontract.

Though we will explore contract amendments more in-depth, it is worth noting that changing the structure, duties, obligations, or rights of a contract requires increased oversight.

To that end, let's explore contract amendments and how disparate, important, and sensitive information can be managed, and contract amendments can be executed smoothly for effective contract management.

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6 Elements of a Contract - An Easy-to-Understand Overview

By Sean Heck on 08/25/22

Business relationships power various industries within the public and private sectors. At the crux of virtually every business relationship is a contract. Contracts serve to cement the obligations, duties, and expectations of two or more engaged business parties.

But what are contracts really? How do they work on a fundamental level?

Let’s explore six key elements of a contract that are widely applicable to almost every business relationship – and why they matter for effective contract management.

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What Is Legal Operations Software?

By Joshua Hansen on 06/8/22

As a legal operations professional, you hold a tremendous responsibility within your organization – especially in managing internal and external stakeholder processes.  Relying on manual contract management processes such as spreadsheets, emails, and shared drives can create inefficient contract management processes that can decrease revenue, waste time, and increase risk.  Read on to learn how legal operations software and contract management software can empower your day-to-day legal operations.

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Is It Time to Hire a Full-Time Legal Reviewer or Paralegal?

By Mark Nastasi on 03/21/22

Over the last year, our clients - legal professionals - have expressed their seemingly increased workload for reviewing contract documents, negotiating agreements, and signing contracts.  Recently, I was asked: "When do you know it is time to hire a full-time legal professional for contract management and legal review?" Considering the innumerable times I've been asked this question, I resolved to write a thorough and thoughtful response as a blog that aligns with our audience of contract management software users and prospective CLM users as well.  Discover 5 steps to determine if you need to hire a full-time legal reviewer or paralegal.

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