Viewing: April 2013

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting Should be Required Reading

Imagine a world where continuous improvement is the norm. Where ideas are tested and only the best ones adopted. Where inferior practices are discarded in favor of better methods. This is Ken Adams’s vision of the world of contract drafting. Ken is the author of The Structure of M&A Contracts as well as numerous contract-drafting articles […] Read More

Kansas City Chiefs Fail to Compel Former Employee to Arbitrate Age Discrimination Claim

The Missouri Court of Appeals recently upheld the denial of the Kansas City Chief’s motion to compel its former employee to arbitrate an age discrimination claim. The purported arbitration agreement at issue was not binding because it was not supported by consideration. The employee had signed an arbitration agreement on her first day of work. […] Read More