Staying in Front

3 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2011

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Roger Bernhardt

Golden Gate University - School of Law

Date Written: March 1, 2007


This article examines option to purchase agreements and when the doctrine of relation back applies, with a warning as to the effect of altering the terms of an existing deal.

Keywords: Option to Purchase, Option, Relate Back, Relation Back, Priority, Wachovia Bank v. Lifetime Industries

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Bernhardt, Roger, Staying in Front (March 1, 2007). Available at SSRN: or

Roger Bernhardt (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University - School of Law ( email )

536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States

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