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Boilerplate Contract Fundamentals

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration - Live Webinar Only: $199.00

Registration - Live Webinar Plus CD Recording: $268.00


Overused and abused boilerplate terms ... without review these can result in unforeseen consequences.

This topic will address the parts of a contract that often go overlooked and underappreciated: the boilerplate terms, the provisions toward the end of the contract that are often left to the lawyers, that are not heavily negotiated, but that matter most when things go wrong.

This topic will also discuss damages and warranty provisions, choice of law and forum clauses, arbitration clauses and many of the other contract terms that usually do not get the attention they need and deserve.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to define what boilerplate terms are and why they matter.
  • You will be able to describe damages and indemnification provisions.
  • You will be able to discuss choice of law and choice of forum clauses.
  • You will be able to review contract interpretation clauses.
This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:

What Boilerplate Terms Are and Why They Matter

Damages and Indemnification Provisions

Warranty Provisions

Choice of Law and Choice of Forum Clauses

Arbitration Clauses

Contract Interpretation Clauses

• Integration Clauses
• Cooperation Clauses
• Clauses That Define How a Contract Is to Be Interpreted

Questions and Answers

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • CPE
  • ISM

For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Sean R. Smith, Taylor English Duma LLP

  • Attorney with Taylor English Duma LLP in Atlanta
  • Represents companies and individuals in a multitude of different areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Tried multiple actions in state and federal courts in Georgia and surrounding states, including a representation of Time Inc., which was noted as one of the 15 significant defense verdicts in the country in 1996
  • Represented numerous clients in appeals in both state and federal court
  • Advises clients on an ongoing basis regarding various methods of avoiding litigation and making litigation more effective and efficient when it is necessary
  • Briefed and argued appeals in numerous appellate courts, including the 11th Circuit, 6th Circuit, the Supreme Courts of Georgia and Montana, and the Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • J.D. degree, University of Chicago; A.B. degree, on the Law review and was a Hinton Moot Court Finalist, Harvard College

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