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General Commercial Agreements

Employment Agreements and Polices

For confidentiality reasons we won’t list the employment agreements we have reviewed. Suffice to say we know our way around the fulltime, part-time and casual contracts and the interplay with the National Employment Standards. We have also assisted employees in dispute with employers. We will let you know that we have drafted privacy policies, HR policies, leave policies, social media policies, IT policies and work from home polices.

Leases and Licences

The Contract Company has drafted and reviewed more than 20 commercial leases. Two significant matters we have drafted and negotiated in the past 12 months are:

  • Department of Finance – site licences for Childcare centre contract; and
  • Department of Primary Industries Parks Water and Environment (Tas.) – lease agreement renegotiation for use of the Cressy Research Station

Non-binding arrangements with other agencies, bodies or organisations

Some of the non-binding agreements The Contract Company has worked on include:

  • Airservices Australia and SAP, CSC – teaming arrangement related to implementation resources;
  • Department of Finance and The Treasury – MOU in relation to server rack space and access;
  • Airservices Australia and NASA – collaborative research related to air traffic management efficiencies; and
  • Airservices Australia and various state firefighting bodies – in relation to response processes in the event of landside fires

Services agreements

The Contract Company has reviewed, negotiated, developed or provided commercial advice on over 265 general commercial agreements, covering a broad range of services agreements types, for instance:

  • Master services agreements with Schweppes, Fonterra (NZ), Origin Energy, Visy, Linfox and MMG Management
  • Consultancy agreements with Qantas, Phillip Morris and Woolworths
  • Subcontractor agreements with CSC, Dimension Data, Innogence
  • Service agreements with:

Broken Hill Council, Bureau of Metrology, Canberra Airport, Capgemin, Computer Associates, Corporate Express, Fugitsu, GHD, Hincapie Cycling Team, HP, IBM, Inforhm, Japan Radio Air Navigations Systems, Linfox, Lloyds Register, NEC, Onesteel, Origin Energy, Pacific Aluminium, Pats Veg Cycling Team, Peoplefit, Phillip Morris, Qantas Business Travel, Qantas Maintenance, Qantas Training, SA Marine, Samba Consulting, SAP, Schweppes, SKM, Solomon Islands Government, Sunshine Coast Council, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited – Cabling, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited – Rwy 25, Telstra, Thales, Visy, Woolworths, Zetron

Company Documents

Some of the corporate transactions that the Contract Company has been involved with include:

  • Shareholders Agreements – smart card company, sportswear retail company
  • Company Constitutions – for smart card company and
  • Share Subscription Agreements – for table stabilisation technology company

Collaboration, Joint Venture and Teaming Collaboration

The Contract Company has helped various entities enter into ‘teaming’ arrangements, for example:

  • SAP, CSC – teaming arrangement related to implementation resources
  • Boeing Research & Technology Group – collaboration related to aircraft trajectory prediction software
  • Monash University – call-sign collaboration
  • NASA – collaborative research related to air traffic management efficiencies

Access Deeds

The Contract Company has drafted and negotiated the following Deeds of Access for Airservices Australia (these relate to access to real property and access to IT infrastructure/networks):

  • Remote network access deed;
  • Access to the AFTN network; and
  • Access Agreement for ADSB sites

Negotiation

Some of the projects where the Contract Company has undertaken lengthy negotiations (i.e. negotiations have exceeded 1 month in duration) and were of a complex contractual or commercial nature:

  • Commonwealth Agency – internet gateway contract
  • Dimension Data – Terrestrial Communications Project negotiations with Optus and then Telstra
  • NavCanada – Air traffic Control tower technology project
  • Commonwealth Agency – internet gateway contract
  • Thales – Eurocat air traffic management software project
  • Jeppesen – aviation data dispute
  • Tasmanian Government – lease terms

Website, Mobile App, IT and IP agreements

Website agreements

The Contract Company has drafted website terms and conditions for companies providing goods and services online and also for websites that do not sell goods and services online. We have also drafted flow on documents such as privacy policies and refund policies

Software licences and Click Wrap Licences

The Contract Company has experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating software (including click wrap) licences:

  • Microsoft – Commonwealth’s volume sourcing arrangements
  • Sensis/NavCanada – air traffic control tower aircraft separation software
  • inLogik – Promaster software
  • Jeppesen – aircraft movement modelling software
  • Thales – Eurocat air traffic management software product that controls civil aircraft in the Australian flight information region
  • Dynamic aviation data software for pilots
  • Bing – map software
  • IBM – software products including Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
  • Quintiq – enterprise edition scheduling and planning software
  • Qatar Airways – scheduling software

Mobile Application Licence Agreements

We have drafted end user licence agreements (EULA) for mobile phone applications. Recently we drafted a EULA that related to energy and water data services for an app available for download from Apple, Google and Microsoft

Maintenance and Support

The Contract Company has negotiated and provided commercial advice on the following maintenance and support arrangements:

  • Thales – Eurocat air traffic management software
  • Sensis/NavCanada – air traffic control tower aircraft separation software
  • Rostima – workforce rostering system
  • Wherescape red – data warehousing software support agreement

Hardware

The Contract Company has assisted in the procurement of various hardware items:

  • Interscan Navigational Systems – distance measuring equipment
  • Genaust Power & Water – generators
  • Hewlett Packard – small form factor computers
  • United Group – servers and backup flash drives

System Development, Integration and Escrow

The Contract Company understands the complexities of designing and installing a new system and the integration risks with existing systems as we were involved with the following projects:

  • Sensis/NavCanada – air traffic control tower software product
  • Bureau of Meteorology – weather data

Data Supply, Copyright and Subscription

The Contract Company has worked on a wide range of data supply, copyright and subscription arrangements:

  • Qantas, Rex Airlines, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Aerothai – for aviation data
  • Emirates Airlines – for area navigation data
  • The Federal Aviation Administration – for aviation data

Intellectual Property

The Contract Company has experience with the following IP related agreements:

  • IP licences – for trademarks, patents, copyrighted material and know how licences
  • IP assignments – assignments of copyright, patents, inventions and trademarks

Tendering and Procurement

Procurement

The Contract Company has significant Commonwealth procureme pany has been involved in developing, drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on tender/market documentation (RFTs, RFQs, RFIs, EOIs) and the contractual framework for the following projects:

  • Prime Minister and Cabinet – ICT as a Service Procurement est. $35m
  • Department of Finance – Electronic Work Environment Project: implementation by Finance of a new work environment @ $29 m
  • Department of Defence – SEA 1442 Phase 4 Maritime Communications: acquisition and support contracts for eight Anzac Class frigates @$188 million
  • Dimension Data – Defence Project JP2047: an upgrade by Defence of its terrestrial communications network @ $240 m
  • Australian Federal Police – Investigations, Incident and Intelligence Management (IIIM) Project –supported the negotiation of the AFP’s new crime fighting software @$145m
  • Airservices Australia – Air Traffic Control Tower Technology Project: replacement by Airservices of its integrated tower automation software @ $19m
  • Department of Defence – Collins Class Submarines: supported the re-negotiation of the through life support contract
  • Airservices Australia – Enroute Radar Replacement Project @ $84m
  • Airservices Australia – Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems @ $15m
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection – Immigration Detention Centre Project – supported negotiation of the contracts for services to people in immigration detention
  • OneSky: Air traffic management futures systems project – joint request for information with the Department of Defence
  • Professional engineering services panel project – panel established for engineers
  • Legal services panel project – establishment of a law firm panel
  • Security services project – establishment of a panel of security providers

Contract Compliance

The Contract Company has conducted contractual compliance activities and developed contractual compliance reports for the following projects:

  • Air traffic control tower technology upgrade project
  • Property outsource tender project
  • Vertical transport/lift services project
  • Electronic data records management system project
  • Business travel services project
  • Print and publication services project
  • Professional engineering services panel project
  • Legal services panel tender project
  • Security services project

Tender Evaluation

The Contract Company has advised on and developed tender evaluation criteria, tender evaluation plans, tender evaluation reports and contract negotiation plans for the following projects:

  • Call carriage contract project
  • Transportable radar project
  • Voice recorder upgrade project
  • Electronic data records management system project
  • Remote tower technology project
  • Onesky / Air traffic management futures systems project – joint request for information with the Department of Defence
  • Air traffic control tower technology upgrade project
  • Instrument landing system generator project
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