Monthly Archives: May 2006

Recitals of Consideration Under Canadian Law

In MSCD (¶¶ 2.64–71) and a Business Law Today article on the subject, I recommend strongly that drafters dispense with the traditional recital of consideration. …

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“Stockholder” or “Shareholder”?

Sometimes the distinctions that contract drafters are most vehement about are those that happen to be spurious. Consider, for example, the pointless debate over whether …

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“Time is of the Essence”

I’m fond of invoking two overarching rules of drafting—“be consistent” and “use standard English.” I periodically mull adding a third. Possible candidates come and go, …

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Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog. And more generally, welcome to my new web site. They mark the beginning of a new adventure: Over the past …

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