...law, entitled the Brazilian Clean Companies Act, provides for penalties for...authored by William Sullivan at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. ...
Boilerplate clauses are most useful when they make a needed change to the background law for the contract or clarify how that law will be applied. A candidate for improvement on this standard is the
It is very common to draft an arbitration clause to apply only to certain types of disputes—but usually a mistake to do so
Parties often focus on the wrong issue when drafting an "efforts" clause. Seldom does the negotiation focus on how to measure whether a party has actually exercised "best" or even "reasonable" effort
If not carefully drafted, a liquidated damages clause can invite as much litigation as it eliminates
...partners at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, talked about this incident as an example of how poor crisis management can jeopardize a companys...
An often-overlooked issue in contract drafting is whether to include a provision giving each party the right to demand adequate assurances of performance in the event the counterparty's performance b
...deal like this was bound to be controversial as well, Campisi, the company's M&A master, and Kyonieus, BMS's vice president of...
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This is the debut installment of The Sanity Clause, column, we examine contract issues faced by in-house counsel
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