Contract Negotiation Process

Contract Negotiation Process

Throughout the negotiation process, a record of all communications are maintained. Most negotiations involve a stream of communications and redlined documents. It’s important that a record be captured of all information that is exchanged.

Capturing records of all types, not just the contract itself, but also emails, paper documents, and even faxes or notes, is critical.

Other electronic tools, for example comparison tools, may be handy as well in this phase to ensure the integrity of the process.

Capture every redlined edit and comment during a negotiation

Key tools

Electronic logging

A complete audit trail is captured in Document Locator, recording a history of changes and actions that occur.Learn more »

Email and communication

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Comparison tools

Side-by-side file comparisons using differencing tools.Learn more »
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Contract management

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Contract approval

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Contract execution

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Contract renewal

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