Ninth Circuit Remands State Torts Against Fossil Fuel Companies back to Lower Courts

Fossil-fuel companies may have had the high pollutant wind knocked out of them for the time being, having been dealt another blow in the Federal courts as a number lawsuits filed by cities and counties in California were remanded to the state courts. Here is a refresher: In 2017, three California cities (Marin, San Mateo, … Read more

Spaulding Out, Wilson In, for NBA Partnership Agreement

Move over Spalding, the ball is back in Wilson’s court. Puns aside, the Wilson Sports Company is resuming it’s relationship with the NBA for the 2021-2022 season. The Wilson partnership dates back to 1946 and remained in place for 37 years until replaced by Spalding in 1983. “This partnership with Wilson returns us to our … Read more

Executive Employment, Non-competition & Bonus Plan Agreements – Part 11

In our last RealDealDocs blog entry, we discussed sales agreements, equipment lease agreements and proxy agreements. This week, we will cover three other types of agreements: executive employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and bonus plan agreements. To review, an agreement can be defined as “a negotiated and usually legally enforceable understanding between two or more legally competent … Read more

What Are The Purpose of Exclusivity Agreements?

Exclusivity agreements come in a variety of forms and are designed to meet a range of goals. The overriding purpose of each exclusivity agreement is to define a relationship in which (generally) two parties agree to deal only with one another, to the exclusion of third parties. The duration of the agreement; whether it is … Read more

Nondisclosure Clauses (with 5 examples)

A well-written nondisclosure is essential for many business dealings, however, the language and syntax changes for various industries. The fastest and most-cost effective ways to review clauses independently is through a RealDealDocs membership. Here are some recently added non-disclosure agreements available on RealDealDocs: Master Services And Non-Disclosure Agreement for STREAMLINE HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC., 180 Consulting, … Read more

Contracts and the Option of Impossibility – Alternatives to Force Majeure

Did you fail to spell out “pandemic” or “disease” in your force majeure clause?  Or fail to include a force majeure clause altogether in your contract? Should you have foreseen the chaos caused by COVID-19? The language of contracts will likely be changed forever in the wake of the disruption to businesses as a result … Read more