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Did you know that a failure to exercise your contractual rights could result in you losing them? Your big danger is a little known legal doctrine called Estoppel. A party to a contract can invoke the doctrine of estoppel to justify why it failed to perform — and...

Did you know that if a certain type of term of your contract is found to be illegal or void, it might wipe out the entire contract? Fortunately, you may be able to save the agreement by adding a severability clause. A severability clause typically...

We were delighted to present to a wonderful SAP Partner delegation in San Francisco about the future of the distributed enterprise and the contracting challenges it presents. Thank you to SAP.io for the hosting and Twitter shoutout here....

Do all contracts need to be in writing? No. Often parties can have an oral agreement or show their assent to an agreement by taking certain actions; however, that is not a safe strategy in the business world. An automotive parts distributor in New York...

Who knew that a key source of agility is knowing the contents of your business agreements?! Here’s a note we just received from Chris, an executive in the Pacific Northwest: Did I ever tell you about the time we discovered our POS was a POS? ​At our...

While recent news stories have debated whether an unsigned contract is still valid corporate executives know that unsigned contracts are unlikely to pass muster with auditors, investors, and regulators. That’s because these outside experts are worried about a common state law knew only to attorneys,...