Warranties and representations

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in General, Lawspeak

    What are “warranties and representations” ? In everyday business situations the word “warranty” is often used to mean a promise of quality and is often supported by repair or replacement obligations.   However, in contract law the same word has been given at least two technical meanings by the courts: a) an undertaking of fact given under a contract and, b) a term which is not of fundamental importance to a contract...

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Watch out for dirty hands!

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 in General, Lawspeak

I am sure your mother always told you as a child to keep your hands clean. But did you know what that means in a legal sense? “Clean hands” are important in court proceedings (or, should we say any dispute where a remedy is sought “at equity.”) We are not talking of a requirement of personal hygiene but referring to an equitable principle (i.e. principle of justice) that when a claimant (or “plaintiff”)...

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Next Nuernberg Seminars: remember to book early!

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in General, Lawspeak

Contract Management and Boilerplate Clauses 17-18 April 2015 Hotel Victoria Nürnberg German Contracts in English 17-18 July 2015 Hotel Victoria Nürnberg Introduction to Common Law and Legal English 11-12 September 2015 Hotel Victoria Nürnberg Masterclass: Contract Law Update 2015 4-5 December 2015 Hotel Victoria Nürnberg REGISTRATION FORMS etc.: augustinbugg.com/en/we-do/seminars/ For further information on the above seminars and workshops...

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Contracts in English (2nd Edition) by Stuart G. Bugg

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in General, Lawspeak

   Frustrated, confused or just unsure about your contracts? Help is at hand! This is a  book for second-language speakers dealing with English-language contracts. If you need to work with contracts in English and want to be able to better understand, develop, draft, amend and work with such agreements, this is probably a book for you. It is a short and concise no-nonsense guide to the key points and is intended to give a quick overview of the...

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