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Missouri State Contract Cases 2012 (Part 16): Spousal Guarantees and Independent Contractors

I wrote about this case, which involves backdating contracts, in Backdating Contracts Is Tricky Business. In addition to the loan I discussed in that post, the appellate court considered FH Partners' ownership of another loan and held that FH Partners had a partial ownership interest in the loan, reversing the trial court. On review of […] Read More

Backdating Contracts Is Tricky Business

It's not unusual for parties to a contract to want the written agreement to cover a period before it's actually signed. There are any number of contexts where this comes up -- some legitimate and others not exactly aboveboard -- but the logistics of negotiating and signing contracts are such that the issue is unavoidable. […] Read More