Boilerplate clauses

Boilerplate clauses guidance:

General During the lifetime of an agreement (and sometimes afterwards) one or more of the parties may wish to inform third parties about certain matters regarding the...

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1 Announcements—short form No announcement or other public disclosure concerning this agreement or any of the matters contained in it shall be made by, or on behalf of, a...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For guidance, see: Cross...

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1 Assignment—prohibited without consent 1.1 No party may assign, sub-contract or encumber any right or obligation under this agreement, in whole or in part, without the...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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BACKGROUND (A) [insert relevant details of the background to the agreement] (B) [insert relevant details of the background to the agreement]

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note summarises what the typical boilerplate means and provides guidance on where it is relevant in the context of a business-to-business transaction. The...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see Practice Notes:...

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It is crucial that the requirements in a break clause—as to form and service of the notice and not just the conditions on the option—are complied with to the letter. The...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note explains how contract claims are dealt with under Article 7(1) of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast). It considers the connecting factors...

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1 Effective date 1.1 Effective date (specified future date, date of signature or specified previous date) This Agreement [[takes effect on [insert date] OR the date of...

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Definitions for Compliance clause Regulations means any law, enactment, regulation, and regulatory policy, guideline, requirement and industry code of any Regulatory...

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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues....

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1 Confidentiality clause—mutual—using in-clause definitions Authorised Persons has the meaning given to it in clause 1.1; Confidential Information has the meaning given...

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1 Conflict with other agreements—single agreement If there is a conflict between the terms of this Agreement and the terms of [insert name of other agreement], the terms...

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1 Conflict within an agreement—agreement prevailing over schedules and appendices If there is a conflict between the terms of this agreement and the terms of the...

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Introduction Termination can refer to the termination of an agreement by one party either in accordance with the terms of the agreement itself or in accordance with the...

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Contractual set-off is one of the five main types of set-off described in Practice Note: Types of set-off. Contractual set-off arises where a right of set-off has been...

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1 Costs and expenses—each party to bear its own—short form Each party will pay its own costs and expenses incurred in connection with the negotiation, preparation,...

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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when signed and dated shall be an original, and such...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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1 Definitions and interpretation 1.1 In this Agreement: Affiliate means any entity that directly or indirectly Controls, is Controlled by or is under common Control with,...

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1 Dispute resolution—short form 1.1 If any dispute arises between the parties out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, the matter shall be referred to [identify...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance for general commercial practitioners on points to consider when drafting a business to business agreement to minimise the...

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