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Entries Categorized: Contract Formation (38)

 

 

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Applicable Law

Applicable Law in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. There should be a clause in each contract indicating which law governs the contract. For example, 'This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland'.

Categories: A, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: AP and Short Read.



Assignment

Definition of Assignment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Assignment : 1. The transfer of a *chose in action by one person (the assignor) to another (the assignee). By the rules of the common law, this was not permissible. If, for example, A was owed a [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Criminal law, Intellectual Property, Legislation, su1, and Y. Tags: AS, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Partner Relations.



Breach of Contract

Definition of Breach of Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Breach of Contract : An actual failure by a party to a contract to perform his obligations under that contract or an indication of his intention not to do so. An indication that a [...]

Categories: ADR, B, Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: Book Contract Law, BR, Breaches, Contract Law, Dispute Resolution, Financial Law, Legal Practice Terms, Long Read, Mortgages, and Share Capital.



Change Of Control

Change Of Control in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:During the course of a contract one party may change the structure of their company. In these circumstances the other party may wish to terminate the contract, for [...]

Categories: C, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CH and Short Read.



Collateral Contract

Definition of Collateral Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Collateral Contract : A subsidiary contract that induces a person to enter into a main contract. For example, if X agrees to buy from Y goods made by Z, and does so on the strength of [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Short Read.



Confidentiality

Confidentiality in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:Some contracts deal with commercially sensitive information and the parties are likely to want to keep this information confidential. There should be confidentiality [...]

Categories: C, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO and Short Read.



Contract

Definition of Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Contract : A legally binding agreement. Agreement arises as a result of *offer and *acceptance, but a number of other requirements must be satisfied for an agreement to be legally binding. (1) [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Company Formation, Contract Law, Contracts, Financial Law, Legal Practice Terms, and Mortgages.



Contract Execution

Contract Execution in Contract Formation In Pinsent Mason's words: Scotland Following a change in the law in 1995 in order to execute a deed only a signature is required. However to be formally valid a document should be subscribed by the granter and witnessed by one other aged person at [...]

Categories: C, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO and Short Read.



Contract for Deed

Contract for deed in the Context of Mortgages A contract in which the seller agrees to defer all or part of the purchase price for a specified period of time. Similar Terms Breach of contract Breach of contract The failure to perform provisions of a contract without a legal excuse. Contract [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Financial Law, Mortgages, and Short Read.



Contract of Record

Definition of Contract of Record In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Contract of Record : A judgment or recognizance enrolled in the record of the proceedings of a *court of record, implying a debt that arises from the entry on the record and not from any [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Contracts, and Short Read.



Contractor

The Corporate Form. Introduction Refine your research by picking one of the below sections, including the The corporate relationships: the company and its members. The corporate relationships: the company and its members The company and contractors Find under this subsection information about [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Construction, Contract Law, Contracts, Corporate Form, and Engineering.



Contractual Liability

Exclusion And Restriction of Contractual Liability Contractual liability in the Context of Mortgages The terms of a contract to which you must abide. There may be financial or even criminal penalties which you incur if if you do not meet your contractual liabilities. Similar Terms Contractual [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Contracts, Financial Law, Mortgages, and Short Read.



Contractual Lien

Contractual lien in the Context of Mortgages A voluntary obligation such as a mortgage or trust deed. Similar Terms Contractual liability Contractual liability The terms of a contract to which you must abide. There may be financial or even criminal penalties which you incur if if you do not [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , and su1. Tags: CO, Contract Law, Financial Law, Mortgages, and Short Read.



Damages for Breach of Contract

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Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , D, and su1. Tags: Contract Law, DA, Damages, Most Popular, and Remedies.



Damages in Contracts

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Categories: Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , D, and su1. Tags: Contract Law, DA, Damages, Most Popular, and Remedies.



Description

Description in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:A specific description of the goods or services that will be provided under the contract including the level of service if the contract is for services. This section [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , D, and su1. Tags: DE and Short Read.



Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:The procedure to be followed if the parties have a dispute should be included. For example, if there is an option for arbitration or mediation where the issue [...]

Categories: ADR, Contract Formation , D, and su1. Tags: Book Contract Law, Conciliation, DI, Dispute Resolution, Long Read, and Mediation.



Employment Contracts

Directors' interests in company contracts Contracts of employment Find under this subsection information about Contracts of employment in relation to Directors' interests in company contracts.

Categories: Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , E, Employment law, Labour law, and su1. Tags: Contract Law, Directors, EM, Employees, Employers, Employment Law, and Short Read.



Implied Terms

Implied Terms in Contract Formation Certain terms may be implied into contracts by law, or by usage or custom. The Sale of Goods Act and the Sale of Goods and Services Act contain terms -according to Pinsent Mason's literature about Implied Terms- which are implied into all contracts for the [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , I, and su1. Tags: IM.



Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:Many commercial contracts include a clause stating who will own the intellectual property rights to any products provided under the contracts. This clause [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , I, Intellectual Property, and su1. Tags: IN and Short Read.



Interpretations

Interpretations in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:Definitions and Interpretations - If there are any defined terms in the contract this section should provide specific and clear definitions. For example, a Business [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , I, and su1. Tags: IN and Short Read.



Quasi-contract

Quasi-Contract and Medieval Law Quasi-Contract and Legal History Resources See Also Imprisonment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Imprisonment (in this legal Encyclopedia) Pleas of the Crown (in this legal Encyclopedia) Bibliographies of English Law History Maxwell, William H. A Legal [...]

Categories: Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Q, and su1. Tags: Contract Law, QU, and Short Read.



Real Estate Contracts

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Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , R, su1, and Tax Law. Tags: Contract Law, Most Popular, Personal Tax, Property Tax, RE, and Real Estate Law.



Remedies for Breach of Contract

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Categories: Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , R, and su1. Tags: Book Contract Law, Contract Law, Damages, Long Read, Most Popular, RE, and Remedies.



Standardised Contracts

Here are the latest version of standard wording and guidance to be used by public sector bodies and their advisors when drafting PFI contracts. Standardisation of PFI Contracts (SoPC) Version 4 (March 2007) This version of standard wording and guidance is to be used by public sector [...]

Categories: Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: Contract Law.



Termination of Contract

Buyer's Right to Termination of Contract Note: see the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980. Statutes Sale of Goods Act 1979 as amended in 1994 and 1995. Judicial Decisions Afovos Shipping Co. v. Pagnan [1983] 1 W.L.R. 195. Agricultores [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Estate Planning, Finance Law, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Building, Construction, Contract Law, Contracts, Engineering, Featured, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Long Read, and Sale of Goods.



Timescale

Timescale in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:The specific timescale for the project should be noted including any deadlines that have to be met. This section should include any pre-agreed payments (or liquidated [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , su1, and T. Tags: Short Read and TI.



Unilateral Contract

Unilateral Contract in Contract Law According to Questions & Answers Law of Contract: Law Revision and Study Guide (Law Questions & Answers, Oxford University Press), by Adrian Chandler and Ian Brown, Unilateral Contract may have the following meaning: A contract in which one party (the [...]

Categories: Business Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , su1, and U. Tags: Contract Law, Contracts, Legal Practice Terms, Short Read, and UN.



Warranties

Warranties in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words: It is common for the party providing goods or services under a contract to provide certain warranties in relation to the delivery of the goods or services. For example, if [...]

Categories: Contract Formation , su1, and W. Tags: WA and Warrants.