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This past week I wrapped up the first three series (apart from trial series) of my new online course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. On thing that’s clear is that for many people, pandemic life is hectic. I ended up moving several people to a later series because of some crisis or other. And plenty of […] The post Masterclass: Some Early Feedback appeared first on Adams on Contract Drafting.
This past week I wrapped up the first three series (apart from trial series) of my new online course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. On thing that’s clear is that for many people, pandemic life is hectic. I ended up moving several people to a later series because of some crisis or other. And plenty of […] The post Masterclass: Some Early Feedback appeared first on Adams on Contract Drafting.
The pandemic has aggravated my tendency to lurk on EDGAR, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s database where public companies file their “material” contracts. Now I dream up the weirdest things I can think of, then I look for them on EDGAR. “Throat-clearing” is when a redundant verb structure is tacked on to the front […] The post More Throat-Clearing Madness! appeared first on Adams on Contract Drafting.
A force majeure provision in a contract expresses that if something sufficiently bad happens that isn’t under a party’s control, it would be appropriate to suspend performance. Given the coronavirus pandemic, a handful of readers suggested that I write something about force majeure provisions. Initially I demurred—I thought I’d already had my say in previous […] The post Force Majeure in the Time of Coronavirus appeared first on Adams on Contract Drafting.