Video: the IBM-Fujitsu dispute — how do an exclusion clause and a workshare arrangement co-exist?

Fujitsu Services v IBM emphasises the need for commercial contracts to be carefully drafted. IBM had entered into a partnering agreement with the DVLA to provide IT services, including a subcontract with Fujitsu.

Fujitsu alleged it had been deprived of work under the subcontract and that as a result it had incurred losses of some £36m. Fujitsu alleged that IBM also owed it fiduciary duties and/or an obligation of good faith.

IBM, in turn, denied that it owed any such duties and argued that any losses were excluded by the terms of the contract…

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