Resources for drafting and negotiating better contracts.

Contract Teardown

Cybersecurity Insurance Policy Agreement from AXA

In this episode, Eric Drattel, general counsel at Roostify, tears down AXA’s Cybersecurity Insurance Policy Agreement.

Agile Software Development Solicitation

In this episode, John Grant—a consultant known as the “agile attorney”—walks us through an agile software development agreement. This one comes from 18F, the hiring agency for government services software in the United States.

Twitter Terms of Service

In this episode, Nada Alnajafi—lawyer and creator of Contract Nerds—tears down the Twitter terms of service.

Y Combinator SAFE Agreement

In this episode, Chilean startup attorney Matias Vukusic tears down the Y Combinator SAFE Agreement, or Simple Agreement for Future Equity.

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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.

Key Insights to Match and Draft an Agreement Under Common Law and Civil Law

Whenever a transcontinental commercial opportunity or a business operation is expected to take place, one of the core challenges to face from the legal counselling standpoint relies on the need to match the parties’ legal frameworks into one single agreement. This task is usually taken to the next level when the parties’ law families differ from each other. That is, when Common Law and Civil Law frameworks are to convene.

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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.

Law Insider Announces Content Partnership with Laura Frederick

Law Insider is announcing today its partnership with attorney and contracts expert Laura Frederick.

Kanye’s Contracts (Full PDF)

Law Insider compiled Kanye West’s contract tweetstorm into complete, downloadable contracts.

The Delta Model: A Framework for Reimagining the Legal Profession Pipeline

Delta Model is an agile competency model for the 21st-century legal professional that reflects and visualizes a more holistic set of knowledge and skills. To be sure, this model and set of knowledge and skills won’t address decades, if not centuries, of flaws overnight.

Webinars

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.

How to Negotiate a Podcasting Agreement

Ever wonder how top tech/media transactional lawyers draft and negotiate agreements? Well, this webinar is your chance to find out!

Guides & Checklists