Drafting Effective Contracts

Drafting Effective Contracts Author Robert A. Feldman
ISBN-10 9780735503762
Year 1999
Pages 1466
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers Online
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The professionaland’s favored tool for over a decade, this backbone reference provides a comprehensive set of drafting elements that can be used from contract to contract. Move step-by-step through the contract-creation process and—from conducting the initial client meeting to closing the deal, with detailed discussions of the eleven, essential drafting elements, parties, recitals, subject, consideration, warranties and representations, risk allocation, conditions, performance, dates and term, boilerplate, and signatures. By Robert A. Feldman and Raymond T. Nimmer A favorite reference tool for professional drafters for over a decade, Drafting Effective Contracts combines a clear analysis of how effective agreements are structured with a practical breakdown of the essential elements of any contractand— giving you the best way to draft contracts. This completely updated practical reference guide presents a consistent structural analysis and a comprehensive set of drafting elements that can be used from contract to contract. You are led step-by-step through the process by which contracts are created, given clear sample contract provisions, and offered direction around the obstacles that may be encountered in drafting agreements for goods and services, promissory notes, guaranties, and secured transactions. Drafting Effective Contracts provides a complete handbook for drafting legal agreements that work. For starters, you get a practical and comprehensive approach to the overall contract processand—from conducting the initial client meeting to closing the deal. Youand’ll find a detailed discussion of the 11 drafting elements that every contract may have: Parties Recitals Subject Consideration Warranties and Representations Risk Allocation Conditions Performance Dates and Term Boilerplate Signatures After you get a solid explanation of these essential elements and how theyand’re assembled to create effective contracts, you get key strategies for negotiating the agreement and closing the deal. You get an overview of the legal concepts that underpin various types of agreements and—such as promissory notes, guaranties, security agreements, and agreements for the sale of goods and services. Then youand’ll see how to apply the drafting elements to create the finished contract. You also get an array of sample agreements and contracts as well as statutory material. Only Drafting Effective Contracts combines the best benefits of a forms book and a treatise to give you the most complete tool for building effective legal agreements.

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting Author Kenneth A. Adams
ISBN-10 1590313801
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 253
Language en
Publisher American Bar Association
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The focus of this manual is not what provisions to include in a given contract, but instead how to express those provisions in prose that is free ofthe problems that often afflict contracts.

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts Author Mark Anderson
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105062297796
Year 1997
Pages 268
Language en
Publisher
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This text provides clause-by-clause guidance through a commercial agreement, highlighting problem areas and explaining relevant issues of legal and substantive practice. It suggests techniques for writing legally effective contract terms and explains the format, structure and content of a contract.

Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate

Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate Author Tina L. Stark
ISBN-10 1588521052
Year 2003
Pages 675
Language en
Publisher ALM Publishing
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Educates lawyers and business professionals about the importance of boilerplate language. Each chapter of this book tackles a different contractual provision, and analyzes why it is important, what the key legal and business issues are, what is negotiable and what is not, and how best to draft the provision to suit a particular transaction.

Contract Drafting

Contract Drafting Author Lenné Eidson Espenschied
ISBN-10 1604427957
Year 2010
Pages 311
Language en
Publisher American Bar Association
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Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice presents an overview of the stages in the contract process and offers a comprehensive introduction to the substantive areas addressed in transactional documents. In fourteen lessons, readers will learn how to work from prior documents to produce effective and complete legal documents that protect the client's interests.

The Employment Contract

The Employment Contract Author Douglas Brodie
ISBN-10 0199269661
Year 2005
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher OUP Oxford
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The Employment Contract: Legal Principles, Drafting, and Interpretation provides a detailed analysis of the content of the employment contract. It explains the way in which the general principles of contract law operate in respect of the employment contract, discusses the significance of implied terms in interpreting the employment contract, and includes guidance on the drafting of effective employment contracts. Offering a balance between a reliable guide to the current law and an analysis of how the employment contract might develop, the book will be of equal interest to the practitioner and the academic.

Working with Contracts

Working with Contracts Author Charles M. Fox
ISBN-10 1402410603
Year 2008
Pages 314
Language en
Publisher Practising Law Inst
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Working with Contracts provides you with the practical legal, business, and technical knowledge you need to grasp the nuts and bolts of transactions and draft customized agreements that meet clients' goals.

Drafting for Corporate Finance

Drafting for Corporate Finance Author Carolyn E. C. Paris
ISBN-10 1402423136
Year 2015-01-07
Pages 330
Language en
Publisher Practising Law Inst
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Drafting for Corporate Finance: Concepts, Deals and Documents, Second Edition offers the legal, financial, business, accounting, and drafting information that lawyers must understand when it comes to corporate finance documentation, especially as it relates to debt. Drafting for Corporate Finance covers all the components of effective contract drafting, including: .contract structure, conditions precedent, representations and warranties, covenants and defaults .debt and lien, general business and financial covenants, and .amendment, control, and refinancing provisions. The book includes tips for risk-based review of contracts to avoid compromising drafting errors, and best practice guidelines. It also provides an introductory overview of the players and the instruments that make up corporate finance, and explains corporate structure issues, commitments, conditions, pricing and risk, liquidity support and credit support. The book outlines the basic rules of bankruptcy, describes the practical details of how deals are done, and discusses opinion practice and post-closing contract interpretation. The scope of the book makes it useful not only for lawyers but for other junior corporate finance professionals in banking or working for companies."

Drafting Contracts

Drafting Contracts Author Tina L. Stark
ISBN-10 9781454829058
Year 2013-11-26
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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An eagerly anticipated second edition of this established and highly regarded text teaches the key practice skill of contract drafting, with emphasis on how to incorporate the business deal into the contract and add value to the client's deal. Features: More exercises throughout the book, incorporating More precedents for use in exercises Exercises designed to teach students how to read and analyze a contract progressively more difficult and sophisticated New, multi-draft exercises involving a variety of business contracts New and refreshed examples, including Examples of well-drafted boilerplate provisions More detailed examples of proper way to use shall Multiple well-drafted contracts with annotations Revised Aircraft Purchase Agreement exercise to focus on key issues, along with precedents on how to draft the action sections and the endgame sections. Expanded explanations of endgame provisions, along with examples and new exercises

Perle and Williams on Publishing Law

Perle and Williams on Publishing Law Author E. Gabriel Perle
ISBN-10 9780735567184
Year 2013-06-20
Pages
Language en
Publisher Aspen Publishers Online
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This valuable handbook covers the latest approaches to relations between writer/publisher and publisher/public including timely and practical advice on clearing text for libel, privacy, and related legal exposure. Perle, Williams & Fischer on Publishing Law, Fourth Edition describes contract and problem issues commonly encountered in negotiating royalties, advances, options, writer's warranty, subsidiary rights splits, and much more. You'll also find intellectual property issues as they affect publishing, including electronic publishing and software, trademark and copyright law, filing procedures, antitrust issues, and more, including: Extensive coverage of copyright issues including fair use, duration and ownership. International considerations in publishing including coverage of conventions and treaties. The authors also look at international issues involved in contract drafting. Complete coverage of moral rights, what they are and how they are treated both domestically and internationally. An overview of how antitrust laws in the US impact publishing rights. Publishing contracts are examined in depth. Given that the publishing landscape now includes eBooks, periodicals, traditional print and multimedia considerations, drafting an effective contract has become even more important. The authors explore this topic in great detail. And much more.