Business Contracts : Turn Any Business Contract to Your Advantage

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Entrepreneur Press, Feb 8, 2007 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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Create and Review Your Own Contracts

Minimize your legal risks and lock in profits as experienced contract attorney Laura Plimpton walks you through a fail-safe method of reviewing any contract. Learn to identify and neutralize the trick phrases that can create enormous risks for you and your business. Plimpton's expert advice can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees and may just prevent you from entering into a contract that could bankrupt your business.

Plimpton covers:

  • A 10-minute foolproof system for reviewing any business contract
  • 23 terms that bulletproof a contract
  • 6 secrets for successful contracts
  • 5 terms that can ruin a deal
  • Powerful strategies for turning any contract to your advantage

Use this arsenal of tools to protect your business by making sure every contract you sign is fair and binding.

Critical checklists and sample contracts on CD-ROM!

Sample contracts include:

  • Consulting Agreement
  • Construction Agreement
  • Service Agreement
  • Assignment and Assumption Agreement
  • Independent Contractor Agreement
  • Facility Agreement
  • Terms of Sale
  • Terms of Purchase

And critical checklists for:

  • Modifying or extending an existing contract
  • Service agreements where your company is the service provider
  • Purchase orders where your company is the seller or buyer
  • Contracts where your company is the buyer of services
  • And more!

For more than 28 years, Entrepreneur has provided the most trusted business advice available to business owners. Our legal guides continue that tradition by offering current and cost-effective legal advice so you can resolve the business and legal issues you face on a daily basis. We'll also strive to help you identify when it's in your best interest to seek the personalized advice and services of a practicing lawyer.

 

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Page 30 - This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns.
Page 18 - Contract or any right or interest herein, without the prior written consent of the other party, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld.
Page 19 - Agreement or rights accruing under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, except that the Artist may assign rights to receive money without the Distributor's consent.

About the author (2007)

Laura Plimpton has 26 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, business owner and management consultant. She has reviewed or drafted more than 12,000 contracts. She has served as chief legal officer for several companies as well as worked in law firms where she litigated contract actions and advised businesses on operating with the least risk of facing litigation. Past clients include the City of Los Angeles, the Arizona Lottery and Western Airlines.

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