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Guide – Using Contracts to Allocate Risk

It is almost certain that the eventuation of a risk will lead to lost time and money and possibly the failure of a project or a particular transaction. While taking “risks” in business is an essential part of doing business, and is what allows us the opportunity to...

Guide – Working With Lawyers in Business Sales for Business Brokers

Many business brokers believe that a lawyer can make or break a deal. Often, business brokers feel they are faced with lawyers representing the buyer or seller of a business who don’t seem to care, especially about deadlines, or make mountains out of mole-hills. A...

Put and Call Option Agreements – The Key Considerations

What is it?

A put and call option agreement is an agreement that one party will purchase property from the other party by a designated date. In most put and call option agreements, the purchaser may “call” the seller to sell the property, or the seller may “put” the purchaser to purchase the property at any time prior to the designated termination date.   read more…

Partnership Agreements – 6 Key Things To Consider

What is it?

A partnership agreement is a contract between two or more people who go into business together. It sets out the percentage ownership of each party, the method of distributing the businesses profits and losses, the rights and responsibilities of each partner in the operation of the business, and any other factors that the parties consider relevant in the circumstances. read more…

Option Agreements – 6 Important Points

What is it?

An option agreement grants one party the exclusive right to purchase a specific asset or property at a set price for a designated period of time. During this time period, no one else will be entitled to purchase the property or asset. The sale price of the property cannot be changed during the term set out in the agreement. Once the term expires, the potential purchaser’s rights are terminated and the owner may do what he or she chooses with the property.  read more…

Mortgage Agreements – 6 Things To Consider

A mortgage agreement is a contract between a borrower (the ‘mortgagor’) and a lender (the ‘mortgagee’) whereby real property owned by the borrower is held by the lender as security for a loan. If the borrower defaults on making the loan repayments, the property may be claimed by the lender in satisfaction of the debt. read more…


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