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Ask This Before Preparing Any Business Agreement

skd258517sdcYou’re asked to prepare a business agreement. The first question should be: Who is the client?

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3 (Selfish) Reasons to Draft Fair Contracts

An attorney drafting an agreement has an obligation to represent the client zealously and to prepare a contract that maximizes the client’s legal and business advantages. But does this mean that an attorney may include provisions that are extremely onerous to the other side?

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The Blush Is off the Arbitration Rose

The honeymoon with contractual arbitration appears to be over. The advantages of arbitration are disappearing or being outweighed by the disadvantages more and more often, prompting a growing number of attorneys to advise their clients to take their chances in court.