The\Elements of Contract Drafting with Questions and Clauses for Consideration / Edition 3

The\Elements of Contract Drafting with Questions and Clauses for Consideration / Edition 3

by George W. Kuney
     
 

This book is a practical, brief, to-the-point text covering the fundamental working parts of a contract and how one should be prepared. It provides an overview of the issues and processes involved in drafting contracts and transactional documents. It enables students to analyze the basic structure of contracts and other deal documents and develop the macro and micro… See more details below

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This book is a practical, brief, to-the-point text covering the fundamental working parts of a contract and how one should be prepared. It provides an overview of the issues and processes involved in drafting contracts and transactional documents. It enables students to analyze the basic structure of contracts and other deal documents and develop the macro and micro techniques used to efficiently create those documents with precision and clarity. It provides the principles necessary for an understanding of the common structures of transactional documents and their provisions that can then be applied to specific transactions. Beyond structural drafting, this book also covers some of the substantive laws that may affect contracts. This book provides a standard structure that is ideal for a two- to three-credit-hour course taught by full-time or adjunct faculty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314266040
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
05/06/2011
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Fundamental Considerations in Contract Drafting

The Form of Transactional Documents

Drafting Rules

Document Review and Comments

Consideration and the Term of the Agreement

Conditions

Representations, Warranties, Covenants, Indemnities, Guaranties Events of Default and Remedies

The Import and Scope of Boilerplate

Arbitration and Other Alternative Dispute Resolution Provisions

Signature Blocks

Covenants and Agreements not to Compete

Amending and Restating Agreements

Letters of Intent

Opinions of Counsel

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