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INTERNATIONAL SERVICES AGreeMent

1. Denition 2. Parties to the Agreement 3. Main clauses and sample 3.1 Object 3.2 Duration 3.3 Price 3.4 Obligations of the Service Provider 3.5 Obligations of the Customer 4. Applicable Law 5. Model Agreement
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1. DEFINITION This agreement determines the commercial relationship arising from the supply of services from one party (Service Provider) to the other (Customer) when these are located in different countries. The agreement is used for the supply of a wide range of services: business management, engineering, technology, software and web services, advertising and design, marketing research, education and training, etc., in international markets.
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2. PARTIES TO THE AGreeMent Usually both the Service Provider and the Customer are companies. For each party, the following has to be included: Name of company, full address and nationality. Company type: public limited company, limited liability company, etc. Name and position of company representative who signs the agreement. Tax ID number of both parties.

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3. MAIN CLAUSES AND SAMPLE Some of the most important clauses in the International Services Agreement are as follows: Object Duration Price Obligations of the Service Provider Obligations of the Customer

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3.1 OBJECT

The Service Providers main activity is ............................... and possesses the knowledge, human resources and equipment necessary to provide the required services. The Service Provider undertakes to provide the services set out in the Annex (hereafter the Services) under the terms and conditions established in the present Agreement.

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3.2 DURATION
Alternative A. The Services covered by the present Agreement shall be effected within a period of no more than ......... [days, months, years] as from the date of signing of the present Agreement. On completion of the Services, both Parties shall reach explicit agreement as to its renewal as well as to the Agreement conditions. Alternative B. The Service Provider shall effect the Services covered by the present Agreement throughout a period of .......... [days, months, years] as from the signing of the present Agreement. On completion of this period, unless either Party has manifestly expressed otherwise, the present Agreement shall be considered renewed by both Parties.
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3.3 PRICE

The price which the Client shall pay the Service Provider for the implementation of the Services covered by the present Agreement is ................... [insert amount and currency]. This price does not include indirect taxation applicable according to the laws of the Clients country of origin. The price shall be established according to the descriptions of Services and fees set out in Annex 1 of the present Agreement. In case of amendment or extension of such services, the Client and Service Provider undertake to negotiate new prices for the Services provided.

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3.4 OBLIGATIONS OF THE SERVICE PROVIDER

The Service Provider shall possess the human and technical resources necessary for the correct implementation of the Services within the term and under the conditions established in the present Agreement. The Service Provider shall deliver to the Client, in a period of no more than ......... calendar days after the signing of the present Agreement, a preliminary report specifying the actions to be taken and periods of time necessary for compliance with the Agreement.

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3.5 OBLIGATIONS OF THE CUSTOMER

The Client undertakes to supply the Service Provider with all the information necessary for compliance with the present Agreement. The Client shall also make itself available for meetings with the Service Provider as many times as may be necessary throughout the term of the present Agreement

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4. Applicable LaW

International Law standards are not applied to this type of Agreement. The parties are free to submit any conicts regarding the agreement to International Arbitration or to the Laws of the country of one of the parties. They will normally be subject to the Laws of the Customers country.

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5. MODEL AGreeMent

In order to obtain the model agreement in Word format and the user guide, click on: International Services Agreement

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