A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313800
Format: PDF
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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.

Contract Drafting

Author: Lenné Eidson Espenschied
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604427950
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Drafting Contracts

Author: Tina L. Stark
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454829052
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Drafting Contracts in Legal English

Author: Cynthia M. Adams
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454828404
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written in a deliberate and concise manner, devoid of United States colloquialisms, Drafting Contracts in Legal English: Cross-border Agreements Governed by U.S. Law is designed for classroom use as well as self-study. Teaching a strategic approach and sequential steps to drafting contracts, the text includes examples and exercises based on cross-border agreements such as distribution agreements, licensing, franchises and equipment leases. Special drafting issues in cross-border agreements are also considered: choice of language clauses, choice of forum clauses, indemnification provisions, force majeure clauses, counterpart clauses, international alternative dispute resolution clauses, and the choice to opt in or out of the CISG. By providing appropriate explanations of United States law, the text increases student comprehension as suggested drafting approaches are placed in legal context. This unique guide discusses the purpose of and provides drafting tips for contract parts, contract organization and formatting, basic contract provisions, letters of intent, and the craft of reviewing and revising contracts. End-of-chapter exercises test overall comprehension and apply drafting concepts presented in the chapter. To increase the non-native speakers lexical range, vocabulary is derived from a statistical analysis of thousands of authentic contracts. To help with contract sentence structures that are challenging for non-native speakers, syntax structures are based on comparison to databases with authentic contracts. A glossary of contract terms is based on frequency counts from thousands of authentic contracts and usage in text, contextualized and cross-referenced with most common collocations.

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313800
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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 for Corporate Finance

Author: Carolyn E. C. Paris
Publisher: Practising Law Inst
ISBN: 9781402408823
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Drafting for Corporate Finance: What Law School Doesn't Teach You offers the legal, financial, business, accounting, and drafting information that lawyers must understand for corporate finance documentation, especially debt documentation.

Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate

Author: Tina L. Stark
Publisher: ALM Publishing
ISBN: 9781588521057
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This resource educates lawyers and business professionals on how to draft "boilerplate" provisions, a legal term that refers to the standardized, one-size-fits-all provisions that generally appear at the end of a contract. Each chapter tackles one of 20 provisions and analyzes why it is important, the key legal and business issues raised, and how to draft the provision to suit a particular transaction. This analysis not only helps readers better understand how to draft these provisions in their contracts, but also helps them better understand the other party's proposed provision.

Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts

Author: Mark Anderson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1784512664
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition is the 'one-stop-shop' for practical contractual matters, making it essential reading for anyone involved in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts.This book includes:- A guide to the common legal issues in negotiating and drafting contracts- An explanation of the structure and content of a commercial contract- Good and bad practice in drafting (and in using clear, modern English)- The meaning and use of commonly-used words, phrases and legal jargon- The formalities for creating and signing contracts- Guidance on the interpretation of contracts- Steps to take, and what to check for in a contract to eliminate errors (including lists of what to check for in different situations)- Practical measures to protect documents from unwanted alteration, to remove metadata and sensitive information and to secure documents- Drafting and legal issues when contracting with consumersThe Fourth Edition has been fully updated to take account of important court decisions regarding the interpretation of contracts and changes in consumer legislation.Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Contracts, Fourth Edition is for everyone who wishes to understand, or has to negotiate or draft, a commercial contract. This includes commercial lawyers, contract managers, in-house lawyers, lawyers in private practice, LPC course tutors and law and business students.