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Commercial Law

Board of Directors vs Executive Committee: Who rules Who?

It is important to understand which body ultimately governs a private company, so that the correct procedures are followed by the respective bodies,in order to ensure the legitimacy of actions and decisions taken. Where an executive committee comprising the various heads of the departments within the company is appointed, there may be a tendency towards

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Due Diligence Investigations: Getting your business DD-Ready

As an entrepreneur, reaching the stage of seeking investment can be very exciting. You dream of all the ways in which your business can grow bigger and faster with funding, but each time realise that investors won’t commit cash until they have completed a due diligence investigation. The idea of your company documents being checked

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Tricky Commercial Terms: Pointers for Negotiating them

Whatever the type of commercial contract parties wish to execute, it will in all likelyhood contain certain key terms which can significantly shift where the risk between the parties lies, and as a result, these terms are almost always heavily negotiated. The following are a few of these terms which should be carefully considered on

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Dispute Resolution Clauses: Worth Careful Consideration

Too often dispute resolution clauses are treated as part of the boiler plate provisions and copy-pasted into agreements as an afterthought, or even left out altogether. Best case scenario the parties will never need to rely on these clauses. However, when they do, parties may find that the provisions of their dispute resolution clause were

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