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Best Practices in Negotiating and Drafting Contracts

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Produced on December 15, 2018

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Course Information

Time 76 minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Categories Litigation

Course Description

What makes an effective, enforceable contract? Mr. Steven Bennett, a commercial litigator with 30 years of experience in contract-related disputes, suggests that clarity and simplicity are at the core of contract drafting and negotiation. This lecture explores essentials of contract drafting and negotiation in various contexts, focusing on how the intent of the parties is key to constructing a foolproof contract.


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify the essential goals in drafting a contract
  2. Recognize what is, and is not, a complete and enforceable contract
  3. Review the purposes of common contract terms


This course originally appeared as a part of our December 2018 Bridge the Gap Event.

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Faculty

Steven C. Bennett

Scarola Zubatov Schaffzin PLLC

Steven C. Bennett's practice at Scarola Zubatov Schaffzin PLLC (New York City) focuses on complex domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including bankruptcy, construction, corporate governance, data security, energy, privacy, real estate and other matters. Mr. Bennett gained extensive trial experience during six years at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief of the Tax and Bankruptcy Unit, and nearly twenty years as a partner in a major international law firm.



Reviews

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Robert K.

Very good

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Christine H.

Thorough and informative - nicely done

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Yevgeny R.

very informative and insightful

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Ralph P.

good practical presentation.

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Paul A.

This was a thorough and well-presented program.

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Victoria E.

Excellent primer on contract provisions and issues

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Angela R.

great felt like I was in school again, easily explained and good example

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Randall V.

Excellent program.

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HYUNJI S.

The course is well-organized and very helpful.

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Daniel C.

Very good.confidence from experience.

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