Resources for drafting and negotiating better contracts.

Guides & Checklists

Employment Agreement Fundamentals

Targeted to companies who are hiring, this ebook shares tips for drafting useful and effective employment agreements.

Is Your Arbitration Clause Complete?

How do you know you drafted an effective arbitration clause? Download this ebook for a helpful checklist.

Drafting Enforceable Arbitration Clauses

Arbitration is a great option for those who want to resolve issues out of court. But how do you ensure your arbitration clause is enforceable?

Contracts from the Beginning

Set a strong foundation for your next contract with this thorough ebook on Term Sheets.

Contract Teardown

Limiting Liability both Honestly and Effectively

As the sales team pushes for deals to be done, your job is to address risk. How can you use limitation of liability clauses to cap exposure?

Licensing Agreements that Match Deal Complexity

Companies can build with their knowledge or they can license their knowledge to other builders, but what are the accompanying risks?

Teaming Agreements for Government Contract Bids

Large federal projects involve a complex series of contractors and subcontractors. How do you manage relationships between all those supply chain players?

NFT Agreements that Turn Fandom Into Investments

In the world of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), old contract rules define new forms of digital ownership. The overlap of two systems isn’t without problems, though.

Drafting

Y-Combinator SAFE Agreement Briefing

Matias expounds on his teardown of the Y Combinator SAFE Agreements, discussing why this document is important and some of the common practices to watch out for.

Cannabis Simple Agreement for Future Equity

The primary goal of the cannabis Safe is to address the regulatory complexities that come with raising money in the industry. For example, depending on whether a company is raising a priced round (i.e., selling equity at a fixed valuation) or a convertible security round (i.e., a Safe or convertible note), each triggers different regulatory reporting and/or approval processes.

Negotiation Skills – Art of Manipulation

The role of lawyers in a transaction ranges not only from document drafting and reviewing but also to negotiating. In fact, from my perspective, drafting and reviewing documents are the basic skills that each and every lawyer must be well-equipped with while negotiation technique is what defines an outstanding lawyer.

How to Write an International Commercial Arbitration Agreement

Successfully crafting an international commercial arbitration agreement requires the writer to incorporate certain fundamental elements into the text.

Featured

Law Insider to Co-Host ContractsCon 2023 

Law Insider, in partnership with Laura Frederick and How to Contract, is hosting ContractsCon 2023, a live training and networking event focused on practical contract drafting and negotiating skills for in-house counsel and contracts professionals.

Law Insider Completes First Legal Tech Investment and Distribution Partnership with Inkly

Law Insider Completes First Legal Tech Investment and Distribution Partnership with Inkly

Law Insider Announces Partnership with Eigen Technologies

Law Insider, the leading contract and clause database, today announces an exclusive partnership with Eigen Technologies, the global Document AI technology provider.

Cannabis Simple Agreement for Future Equity

The primary goal of the cannabis Safe is to address the regulatory complexities that come with raising money in the industry. For example, depending on whether a company is raising a priced round (i.e., selling equity at a fixed valuation) or a convertible security round (i.e., a Safe or convertible note), each triggers different regulatory reporting and/or approval processes.

Webinars

Force Majeure Webinar with Farshad Ghodoosi

Force majeure clauses are a hot topic in the post-Covid world. But how can you make more data-informed drafting and counsel decisions for your clients? Professor Farshad Ghodoosi shared his substantive research of thousands of force majeure clauses and cases during an exclusive Law Insider webinar. His insights clarify how courts treat force majeure language and help you craft better clauses.

How to Negotiate Compliance Contract Provisions

Ethics and compliance concerns pervade today’s business world. Companies worry about everything from conflicts of interest to ethics to anti-bribery. Because of their importance, it is critical that we properly address compliance in our contracts. Everyone who works with contracts needs to know what compliance provisions should say and how to negotiate them.

How to Negotiate Payment Contract Provisions

Precise and clear price and payment contract provisions are critical to the success of every commercial deals. While most attorneys and professionals have no problems drafting simple price and payment provisions, they may find themselves challenged when the terms and issues become more complex.

How to Negotiate Cybersecurity Contract Provisions

In this on-demand webinar, our host Laura Frederick speaks with Raella Dyke, Deal Support Lead, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Compliance at HP, and Carlyn Epstein, Corporate Counsel at The Clorox Company.