The Big Deal About the Fine Print: Negotiating and Drafting Contractual Boilerplate

61 Consumer Fin. L. Q. Rep. 848 (Winter 2007)

12 Pages Posted: 24 Oct 2018

Date Written: December 15, 2007

Abstract

Boilerplate is a trap for the unwary. This article examines the issues that the following provisions raise:

• Assignment and delegation.

• Attorneys’ fees and other litigation costs.

• Amendments.

• Waivers.

• Waiver of right to a jury trial.

• Choice of law.

• Choice of forum.

• Arbitration.

Keywords: Assignment, Delegation, Change of Control, Attorneys’ Fees, Attorney Fees, Litigation, Costs, Amendments, Modifications, Supplements, Contract, Waivers, Jury, Trial, Choice, Law, Forum, Arbitration

Suggested Citation

Sepinuck, Stephen L. and Stark, Tina L., The Big Deal About the Fine Print: Negotiating and Drafting Contractual Boilerplate (December 15, 2007). 61 Consumer Fin. L. Q. Rep. 848 (Winter 2007) . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1886356

Stephen L. Sepinuck

Gonzaga University - School of Law ( email )

721 N. Cincinnati Street
Spokane, WA 99220-3528
United States

Tina L. Stark (Contact Author)

Independent ( email )

No Address Available

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