An afternoon with John Murray : contract drafting with the master

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Murray, John E., Jr. (John Edward) 1932-
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [Mechanicsburg, Pa.] : Pennsylvania Bar Institute, c2005
Series:PBI (Series) ; no. 2005-4036
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Table of Contents:
  • Drafting principles: contract planning
  • The notorious "battle of the forms"
  • Drafting "understandings" where the parties intend to later execute a formal document
  • Ensuring contract terms - mergers (integration), NOM and anti-waiver clauses
  • Conditions versus promises
  • Arbitration clauses - unconscionability
  • Exclusive remedies
  • When seller's remedies fail of essential purpose - may buyer recover consequential damages?
  • Force majeure, "acts of God," risk allocation
  • Choice of law provisions
  • Other illustrations of fundamental drafting points