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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.Read more
Broadleaf carried out a risk assessment of a concessional loan offered by the Commonwealth Government. The risk assessment examined the administration and financial performance of the loan. It confirmed the existing controls were well designed and reasonable in the circumstances as well as helping to establish priorities for assurance of the controls during the term of the loan.Read more
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.Read more
Broadleaf was engaged to review and update VCAT's organisational risk management process. Personnel were engaged in a comprehensive risk assessment focused around three workshops: establishing the context, risk assessment and treatment planning. This was integrated with VCAT's strategic planning process and changes arising from the transition to the newly established Courts Services Victoria administration.Read more
In conjunction with Landell, Broadleaf will be delivering a public risk management course in Melbourne on 20 November 2014. The course is aimed at Government officials who need a good understanding of risk management to undertake their duties.Read more
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