In the event of breakdown, failure or breach of security on any of the Group's IT systems, the Group may be unable to maintain its business operations
The Group operates several complex information systems upon which it is dependent. The Group has back-up procedures and disaster recovery plans in place to enable the business to continue its normal operations and to mitigate any loss in the event of a failure. However, in the event of breakdown, failure or breach of security of any of these systems or the associated suppliers, the Group may be unable to maintain its business operations.
This could lead to loss of revenue and delay in product development. In addition, the Group is in the process of installing enterprise-wide information systems in its operations throughout the world. Any failure in the operation of these systems could have an adverse effect on the Group's business operations.
The Group may incur unexpected expenditure in order to comply with US environmental laws
The Group's manufacturing sites are situated in the US and are subject to national, state and local environmental laws. Compliance with environmental laws requires ongoing expenditure and any spillage or contamination found to be caused by the Group may result in clean up costs and financial penalties for the Group which could adversely affect the Group's revenues, financial condition and results of operations.
Contracts are used in all areas of operation of the business. They may contain provisions that do not protect the Group's position or with which it cannot comply
Contracts form the basis of agreement in many key activities such as
mergers and acquisitions, arrangements wit
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