Boilerplate Contract Provisions for Non-Lawyers

Written by Will Marshall, March 2013

In negotiating contracts, the business deal points understandably receive the lion’s share of attention. These are the terms that constitute the core economic exchange usually foremost in the minds of the parties. Often the miscellaneous terms at the end of agreements, so called boilerplate, receive little or no input from the business people. However, in the event of a dispute, these provisions can have an enormous impact on outcomes that far exceed what the contracting parties would imagine.
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Legislation on Track to Repeal and Replace California LLC Act

Written by Will Marshall, September 2012

On February 14, 2011, California’s SB 323 was introduced in an effort to update California’s Beverly-Killea Limited Liability Company Act. In its latest form, on January 1, 2014, the current Act would be repealed and replaced by a new “California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.” The new Act would introduce a variety of changes . . .
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