5 Tips For Drafting A Low-Risk, High-Yield Subcontract

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 5:33 PM EDT) -- Disputes with subcontractors can be costly and may endanger a prime government contractor's relationship with Uncle Sam. A detailed subcontract with a good dispute resolution clause can lessen the risk of such fights and mitigate the damage they might cause, government contracts lawyers say.

Here are some steps primes can take when crafting their subcontracts to stave off potentially costly spats:

1. Include a Well-Crafted Dispute Resolution Clause

Human nature, as well as time constraints, can cause primes and subcontractors to put off making hard choices...
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