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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements 3rd ed isbn 9780779836895

Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780459242565
ISBN: 0459242563
New Edition ISBN: 9780779836895
Published: August 2005
Publisher: The Carswell Company Ltd.
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This book is a primer that covers step-by-step the requirements of commercial agreements, and provides an analysis of the case law supporting such requirements.

It analyzes the standard clauses and boilerplate language used, discusses any judicial interpretation of such clauses and language, and presents tips on effective legal drafting of commercial agreements.

This 2nd edition features the following:-

  • New chapters on “Novation,” “Confidentiality” and “No Publicity” clauses
  • Updated chapter on “Costs” in view of the changes in the Ontario, and other provincial, Rules of Civil Procedure with respect to costs
  • Updated chapter on “Limitations” in view of the new Ontario
  • Limitations Act, and changes to other provincial Limitation Acts
  • Update of all case law in connection with the standard boilerplate clauses referenced in the first edition, as well as new case law with respect to pre-incorporation contracts, governing law clause, seals, mistake, entire agreement and other critical “boilerplate” clauses
  • Updated examples of boilerplate clauses
  • Reference to American case law and writings on boilerplate clauses