Drafting Business Agreements   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 745 - Drafting Business Agreements

Credits: 3

This course will introduce students to the skill of translating a business deal into contract concepts including representations, warranties, covenants, rights, and conditions. Additionally, the course will familiarize students with the fundamental building blocks of a contract. Those building blocks include recitals; definitions; action and payment provisions; license grants and other substantive provisions; termination and breach provisions; and general provisions, such as assignment and delegation, severability, and governing law. Students will learn and practice techniques for effectively drafting, reviewing, and commenting on contracts in light of the parties' objectives and a client's attitude towards risk.

Note: Satisfactory completion of this course satisfies the professional skills requirement. Students who have taken Introduction to Drafting Business Agreements and Drafting Business Agreements workshop may not enroll in this course.

Basis of Grade: Series of Drafting Assignments

Form of Grade: Letter