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The Importance of Boilerplate Clauses in Commercial Contracts

  Jun 27 2019

# Legal

I have been training UK lawyers and international lawyers in the area of business and commercial law for over a decade and when we discuss commercial contracts, they all find the topic of boilerplate clauses in commercial contracts most interesting but unfortunately, the reality is that boilerplate clauses tends to get overlooked by commercial parties. So, what are boilerplates clauses?...;

Checklist for Protecting Confidential Information in Mergers & Acquisitions

  May 15 2019

# Legal

When dealing with mergers and acquisitions, certain precautions should be taken in order to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected as there are likely to be considerable volumes of confidential information that need to be exchanged between the buyer and seller. We hope that integrity and trust go a long way in any business transaction, but sometimes and unfortunate...;

Why Do Mergers & Acquisitions Take Place?

  Apr 30 2019

# Legal

Although Mergers and Acquisitions are often used as synonymous terms, there is a difference between the two concepts. With a merger, two firms together form a new company. After the merger, the separately owned companies become jointly owned and obtain a new single identity and the stocks of both firms are surrendered and new stocks in the name of the new company are issued. With ...;

What to Avoid in Legal Writing

  Dec 17 2018

# Legal

Throughout my career in the legal sector and working with the international legal community, I have found that there are certain challenges that are common to the majority of non-native speakers of English when writing legal letters. I have summarized some of these challenges below and provided guidance and examples for creating a more accurate and professional legal letter: ...;

The Top 10 Advantages of Using Arbitration

  Oct 9 2018

# Legal

Businesses will invariably get into dispute and terms of contracts will be breached. The question of how these disputes will be resolved is one of the most important consideration for any business. There is of course the legal route through the courts where parties can resolve their disputes and then we have the different types of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). In this article...;