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Post date: Posted on: November 20, 2013

Lawyers drafting contracts (including operating agreements for LLCs and other business entities) often use "notwithstanding anything to the contrary" clauses to lend preclusive effect to a particular section.  For example, an agreement might contain a provision that "notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this agreement, any Member may engage in other business without the permission of the Company or the other Members."

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Civil Litigation / Civil Procedure, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Equity / Chancery, Limited Liability Companies
Post date: Posted on: October 23, 2013

An excerpt from Chapter 26 (Real Property), dealing with the sale of real property and financing arrangements, follows below.

Tags: Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Real Estate / Real Property
Post date: Posted on: October 2, 2013

Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2008 as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system.  Information about Bitcoins can be found on the currency's website and in this Adrienne Jeffries's 

Tags: Administrative Law, Business Ethics, Commerce, Commercial Transactions, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law, Law & Economics, Legal Ethics, Legal Theory, Securities, Social Media, Taxation, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 27, 2013

Berger Harris partner Lisa Stark was a contributing author to the “Annual Survey of Judicial Developments Pertaining to Venture Capital,” which was published in September 2013 in Preferred Returns,  the newsletter of

Tags: Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Mergers and Acquisitions, Professional News, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: July 8, 2013

Law and the Multiverse, a blog dedicated to the legal analysis of comic books and other related media, has a very fun but informa

Tags: Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Intellectual Property, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: June 10, 2013

At the China Law Blog, Dan Harris has an interesting piece on the use of memoranda of understanding (MOU) in commercial transactions between companies in the U.S. and China.

Tags: Commercial Transactions, Comparative Law, Contracts, International Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
Post date: Posted on: June 4, 2013

An excerpt from Business Law Basics, this one dealing with the formation and interpretation of contracts under general principles of common law, can be downloaded here.  

Tags: Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Evidence