AZ/EU Vaccine Contract

MzM

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Sep 11, 2019
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Hi guys, just thought it might be interesting to open up a thread about the AZ/EU contract conflict regarding vaccine production, especially as this has become quite politically charged over the last few days.

I've attached the contract that the EU commission released on Friday. I think it could be really useful for people who haven't seen a commercial contract in practice before to take a read and see if you can find the operative clauses relating to the current spat!


Ps. Someone in the EU accidentally published the contract with the redacted clauses still visible (whoopsie). I had a look at that one as well, nothing redacted is particularly relevant to the current argument. It is possible that such an error could give rise to a claim of breach of contract against the EU for breaching the confidentiality agreement. I doubt AZ would pursue this, as the information revealed is not particularly interesting, and would probably cause more harm than good given the current political crisis!
 

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Yoryis

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Jan 25, 2021
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Hi guys, just thought it might be interesting to open up a thread about the AZ/EU contract conflict regarding vaccine production, especially as this has become quite politically charged over the last few days.

I've attached the contract that the EU commission released on Friday. I think it could be really useful for people who haven't seen a commercial contract in practice before to take a read and see if you can find the operative clauses relating to the current spat!


Ps. Someone in the EU accidentally published the contract with the redacted clauses still visible (whoopsie). I had a look at that one as well, nothing redacted is particularly relevant to the current argument. It is possible that such an error could give rise to a claim of breach of contract against the EU for breaching the confidentiality agreement. I doubt AZ would pursue this, as the information revealed is not particularly interesting, and would probably cause more harm than good given the current political crisis!
Thanks! I also found this post rather interesting: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/business-law-blog/blog/2021/02/mediating-vaccine-dispute
 
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