Tag Archives: UK supply chain

The Effects of the Military Conflict in Ukraine on Supply Contracts

Our colleague, Dr. Christopher Eggers,  prepared an insight on how the effects of the military conflict in Ukraine are serious, far-reaching and, ultimately, unforeseeable at the present time. Supply relationships will not remain unaffected, and there are numerous questions regarding the consequences under contract law. Read our full insight.    … Continue Reading

Raw Material Surcharges Again on the Cartel Radar – German Authority Raids Cable Companies

In one of the first dawn raids of the New Year, the German competition authority have raided the premises of several cable manufacturers. The investigation arose in response to alleged coordination of metal surcharge calculations. Metal and other raw material surcharges are used in many industries, in addition to the negotiated price, to allow for short-term … Continue Reading

No more tears (tiers!): Revving up for Automotive Supply Chain Success

The latest Automotive Council Report (March 2015 Report) identifies some very interesting and potentially lucrative UK supply chain and supplier opportunities.  In particular, the Report showcases a big jump in demand from British vehicle manufacturers for high value British-made/sourced components – a continuing drive for increased localisation of the supply chain.  It also builds upon … Continue Reading
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