The insolvency of a key supplier can have a significant (and potentially catastrophic) impact on a customer’s business. It can affect the customer’s ability to meet obligations it owes to its customers and other counterparties as well as regulatory requirements. All customers should ensure that they have robust internal processes

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It is quite common to find wording in commercial contracts that seeks to “water down” an absolute requirement to do something to a qualified level of effort, with phrases such as ‘reasonable endeavours’ or ‘best efforts’ all too familiar to those negotiating contracts. It is, of course, important to understand

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