The Challenges of Document Assembly and How to Overcome Them

Here are some thoughts I put together for the recent IACCM “ask the expert” call that I did with Tim Allen, Business Integrity’s vice president–North America.

I usually spend most of my time discussing what ails traditional contract drafting—dysfunctional language and the dysfunctional copy-and-paste process. But a lot of us are now all too familiar with the problems, so I’ve started spending more of my time discussing the cure—document assembly, which involves using information technology so that you create contracts by answering an annotated online questionnaire.

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About the author

Ken Adams is the leading authority on how to say clearly whatever you want to say in a contract. He’s author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, and he offers online and in-person training around the world. He’s also chief content officer of LegalSifter, Inc., a company that combines artificial intelligence and expertise to assist with review of contracts.

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