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  • Business and project risk management review

    Broadleaf assisted a major professional service business, operating across defence, aerospace and other high technology sectors, to assess its existing risk management practices and identify opportunities to enhance them.

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  • Liability risk assessment for a major IT services contract

    Broadleaf recently completed a contract liability risk assessment for a major IT service delivery for a Commonwealth agency. This was to help the procurement team arrive at an appropriate limit or cap on commercial liabilities to be included in the contract. Setting an appropriate limit avoids the imposition of an unreasonably large cap (or even unlimited liability) on the supplier, an approach that leads to unnecessary increases in the contract price.

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  • Cloud based services

    Following a presentation and discussion held on 29th April 2015 at the offices of DLA Piper, participants from the Victorian Public Service (VPS) were asked to comment on how the emergence of cloud based services has affected them. This note describes their responses.

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  • Complying with the new ASX Principle 7

    The third version of the ASX Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations contains significantly revised requirements for the demonstration and assurance of effective risk management. Grant Purdy recently led two breakfast seminars that discussed and provided advice on how listed companies can comply with the new requirements.

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Broadleaf has extensive experience of both public and private sector ICT projects and operations. We also work with high-technology systems engineering and systems integration projects, particularly in the defence sector.

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