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Author Adams, Kenneth A., 1961-
Title A manual of style for contract drafting / Kenneth A. Adams.
Publication Info. Chicago, IL : American Bar Association, Business Law Section, [2013]
Edition Third edition.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library  KF 807 .A33 2013    DUE 03-31-15
 Law Library Reserves  KF 807 .A33 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xxxiv, 477 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 457) and index.
Contents The characteristics of optimal contract language -- The front of the contract -- Categories of contract language -- Layout -- The back of the contract -- Defined terms -- Sources of uncertainty in contract language -- "Reasonable efforts" and its variants -- "Material" and "material adverse change" -- References to time -- Ambiguity of the part versus the whole -- Syntactic ambiguity -- Selected usages -- Numbers and formulas -- Provisions specifying drafting conventions -- Typography -- Drafting as writing -- Amendments -- Letter agreements -- Drafting corporate resolutions.
Subject Contracts -- United States -- Language.
Contracts -- United States.
Legal composition.
Added Author American Bar Association. Section of Business Law.
ISBN 9781614388036 (spiral bound)
1614388032 (spiral bound)
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