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Cirio's Managing Partner publishes article about new approach to contracts in Harvard Business Review

2019.08.26

Cirio Law Firm’s Managing Partner publishes article about a new approach to contracts in Harvard Business Review with Nobel laureate Oliver Hart and thought leader Kate Vitasek

In a business world of increasing complexity and volatility, the need to establish and maintain long-term strategic commercial relationships with suppliers, customers, alliance partners, investors, entrepreneurs and others have never been bigger. In an article published in the Harvard Business Review under the title “A new approach to contracts”, Cirio’s managing partner David Frydlinger, 2016 Nobel laureate Oliver Hart and thought leader Kate Vitasek explain why a new approach to contracts is needed to face this need and challenge, called the formal relational contract. They also explain how such contracts are entered into, using a five-step process applied by an increasing number of companies over the world.

Cirio has for several years been at the forefront of contracting for complex strategic commercial relationships. Within our business area Collaborative Innovation, we provide advice on relational contracting and implementation of the successful Vested sourcing model, both outlined in the HBR article and supported by two of the most prominent thought leaders in the world on this important subject.

Here is a link to the article.

About Cirio

Cirio Law Firm was founded in Stockholm in 2019 and has around 130 employees. The law firm has a long heritage in Stockholm ranging back to 1918 and is one of the leading law firms within several areas of business law. Cirio offers legal advice in most areas of business law such as M&A and other transactions, operational and strategic business decisions, special situations such as dispute resolution and bankruptcies and collaborative innovation. The firm has special competence within business areas such as renewable energy, life science and digitalisation.

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David Frydlinger
Partner and Managing Partner
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