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Vol 23 No 11 Nov/Dec 2018

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Drafting Commercial Agreements 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781784461119
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781853286049
Published: May 2018
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback & CD-ROM
Price: £110.00

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Wildy's Book of the Month: July 2018

Drafting and tailoring commercial agreements to your client's needs can take up valuable time in your already busy day. With its range of flexible and adaptable precedents, Drafting Commercial Agreements can help you to draw up agreements accurately and efficiently.

Thorough and practical, the book is divided into three parts:

  • Part 1 examines the basic rules, structure and construction of a commercial contract.
  • Part 2 provides a guide to common commercial clauses, including those relating to exclusion and limitation. There is a discrete chapter on how to draft a liquidated damages clause.
  • Part 3 sets out and provides commentary on a range of commercial agreements.
This new 2nd edition contains:

  • a new set of terms and conditions for e-commerce
  • a cross-border arbitration clause to try to mitigate the effects of Brexit
  • a free-standing non-disclosure agreement that can be put in place before contract negotiations begin in earnest
  • updates to take account of case law developments since the first edition was published (including Rainy Sky v. Kookmin Bank).
The documents included are intended to cover those areas most commonly encountered in commercial practice and include agency, distribution, franchising, joint ventures and the sale and supply of goods.

Model clauses and agreements are reproduced on a CD-ROM accompanying the book, allowing easy customisation and saving you time and money.

This new edition provides you with an easy-to-use set of templates for drafting and interpreting a broad range of commercial agreements.

Contract Law, Commercial Law
Part I: Basic rules and structure and construction of a commercial contract
1. Basic rules and structure
2. How a contract is construed – modern rules of construction

Part II: Commercial clauses,
3. Commercial clauses relating to limitation or exclusion of liability
4. Liquidated damages
5. Safety and miscellaneous commercial clauses

Part III: Specific commercial agreements
6. Agency
7. Buying and selling businesses
8. Contractor services, 9. Distribution agreements
10. E-commerce
11. Franchising
12. Guarantees and indemnities
13. Information technology
14. Joint ventures
15. Leasing of equipment
16. Marketing and advertising agency
17. Sale of goods
18. Sponsorship
19. Non-disclosure agreement.