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Advocate’s View: Litigation issues in transactional documents: arbitration clauses, merger clauses and attorney’s fee provisions

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The words of Benjamin Franklin perfectly describe the transactional attorney’s ideal role in the negotiation and drafting of contracts. In practice, complex agreements are routinely negotiated and signed within days or even hours, often (and rightfully so) with a focus on meeting deal-specific deadlines and ...