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Software development contract: with Customers and a Team

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With whom do you need to conclude the software development agreement?

  • С кем заключают договоры на разработку ПО - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 1

    With local and foreign customers:
    outstaffing contracts
    outsourcing contracts

  • С кем заключают договоры на разработку ПО - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 2

    With members of the company’s team:
    Front end developer
    Back-end developer
    Support Engineer
    DevOps engineer
    QA Automation engineer
    Software Architect and others

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Software development agreement with team members

  • It describes the relationship with individual entrepreneurs
  • Minimizes disputes with the State Labor Department
  • Helps to avoid unwanted taxation
  • Protects confidential information (NDA)
  • Prohibits acompeting products creation (NCA)

 

Outstaffing agreement with the customer

  • It limits the liability of an IT company
  • Sets the communication rules and the developer's working schedule (days off, overtime, replacement rules)
  • Prohibits poaching developers (NSA)

Outsourcing agreement with the customer

  • It describes the order of setting tasks and payment methods: fixed price or time&material
  • Distinguishes between mistakes and wishes of the customer
  • Limits the rounds of editing
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Structure of software development contracts

  • List of services according to registered activities.
  • Description of the developer's status as a sole entrepreneur, not an employee.
  • Pricing procedures and methods of payment according to acts or invoices.
  • Rules for electronic setting and acceptance of tasks.
  • Description of defects and software errors.
  • Separation of software errors and additional terms of reference.
  • Sanctions for violation of deadlines and poor-quality development.
  • Procedure and methods of intellectual property transfer.
  • Responsibility for disclosure of confidential information, solicitation, and competition.
  • Regulations on electronic document management and electronic digital signature.
  • Dispute resolution methods. Description of pre-trial settlement of conflicts.
  • Grounds for unilateral termination of a contract, force majeure.
  • Processing of personal data according to the GDPR requirements.

Why should an IT company enter into a software development contract?

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 1

    Passing bank compliance and receiving payment from the customer.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 2

    Submission of reports to financial monitoring and tax authorities.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 3

    Setting a payment procedure development: time&material, fixed price, or mixed system.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 4

    Fixing the functional responsibilities of the parties and the criteria for evaluating the result.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 5

    Protection of confidential information and intellectual property.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 7

    Retention of the IT company's right to developments, expertise, experience, and internal software solutions.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 7

    Registration of the IT product’s transfer of ownership.

  • Зачем IT-компании заключать договор разработки программного обеспечения - IT юрист STALIROV&CO 8

    Choice of place and method of dispute resolution: mediation, arbitration, court.

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The Stalirov&Co team developed contracts ащк Point2Web’s team

Point2Web is a marketing agency from the USA. The company’s team comprises more than 50 specialists from USA, Canada, Israel, Estonia and Ukraine. There are Media buyers, Email marketing managers, Sales specialists, Full Stack Developers, Creative compliance managers, Creative design managers, Copywriters, Business Analysts and HRs.

For each of them, the Stalirov&Co team prepared an independent contractor agreement. IT Lawyers described specialists' tasks and implemented KPIs and individual bonus programs.

 

 

 

Who we are and how we generate solutions?

  • The Stalirov&Co team creates software development contracts to organize internal and external business processes.
  • IT lawyers study the structure of the team of an IT company, managerial processes in working with products, and describe them in contracts. We are drafting a software development agreement with a sole entrepreneur.
  • Our team offers a standard contract for software development but considers the specifics of the business, team, and IT products.
  • We reduce the risk of disputes with banks, tax authorities, the State Labor Department, and financial monitoring authorities.
  • We draft a contract to develop software with the transfer of rights after full payment.
  • Lawyers are responsible for application of the contract and help to resolve conflicts and disputes over violations of deadlines, contractual debt, taxes, and fines.
  • We protect the financial interests of an IT company in negotiations, arbitration, and courts.
  • The Stalirov&Co team designed 105 local and 97 international contracts for software development.
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