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PTSM: Pharmaceutical Technology Sourcing and Management, Sep 5, 2007
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The Perils of Purchase-Order Contracting In Pharmaceutical Transactions
By Stephen Sayre , Todd Grant Gattoni
Purchase-order contracting is a commonly used approach to conducting commercial transactions, but it is a risky proposition when applied to pharmaceutical transactions, including the buying and selling of contract services and pharmaceutical ingredients. The authors examine the contract provisions covered in a commercial-supply agreement that are likely to be omitted under purchase-order contracting and the risk-reduction benefits that a commercial-supply agreement can offer in pharmaceutical procurement transactions.
Pharma Partner Focus
Aptuit Establishes New Company in India
By Patricia Van Arnum
Aptuit expands its drug-development capabilities with the formation of Aptuit Laurus to take advantage of the growing pharmaceutical outsourcing market in India.
Outsourcing
Dose-Manufacturing Capacity Growing in Low-Cost Countries
By Jim Miller
FDA approvals renew the threat of competition from India and China.
News
Mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring
A roundup of company moves and positioning from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and contract service providers.
Expansions
A roundup of manufacturing and service expansions.
Agreements and pacts
The latest pacts from the pharmaceutical supply chain.
People
People on the move.

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