A Primer on Contracts - Reading, Risks, and Rewards
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A Primer on Contracts - Reading, Risks, and Rewards

This course offers tips and guidance on the real world pitfalls of legal contracts and how they can be prevented.
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Discuss how contracts are formed and modified
  • Recognize the warranties that are implied in every contract for the sale of goods and how to disclaim them.
  • Explore the real world pitfalls of many contracts and how they can be prevented
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Requirements
  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
Description

This course provides general guidance on dealing with the types of issues a finance professional will experience in reading and understanding basic legal contracts.  The presentation covers contract formation, common real world problems, contract risk language, and the important issues of warranties, indemnification, and limitation of liability.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how contracts are formed and modified
  • Recognize the warranties that are implied in every contract for the sale of goods and how to disclaim them.
  • Explore the real world pitfalls of many contracts and how they can be prevented


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in Business Law or related fields.
  • Anyone interested in Business Management or related fields.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:08:36
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Introduction
8 Lectures 01:08:34


Changes or Modifications to the Contract
03:33

Recitals, Subject, and Obligations
07:37

Getting, Giving, and Royalties
07:32

Risk Allocation and Indemnification
11:28

Limitation of Liability, Confidentiality, Termination, and Boilerplate.
13:15

Introduction to Contracts Continuous Play
08:56
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:02
Slides: Introduction to Contracts
00:01

Intro to Contracts Glossary/Index
00:01
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00

Review Questions: Introduction to Contracts: A Primer on Reading, Risks, and Rewards

Review Questions
3 questions

FINAL EXAM: Introduction to Contracts: A Primer on Reading, Risks, and Rewards

FINAL EXAM
5 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
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Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.

Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.

Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.

Robert Hawn (Illumeo)
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Robert V. Hawn is an Attorney at Strategy Law, LLP. Bob’s practice emphasizes technology start-up companies, with a special emphasis on technology transfer, development, and distribution transactions. He has worked with companies in the software, semiconductor chip design, internet, network security and administration, video game, mobile phone, VOIP, wireless rich media application, and medical device industries. Bob has led technology transfer and licensing transactions involving company core technologies responsible for generating substantial portions of company revenue, and numerous merger and acquisition transactions and private financings. He also works with a number of multinational companies in their U.S. market entry activities, often migrating those companies into Silicon Valley as part of venture financing transactions.

Bob maintains an active speaking and publication schedule. He has presented seminars ranging from the use of Cayman Island entities in corporate structuring, to internet-related legal issues. His published articles include a survey of recent high technology legislation to a discussion of agreements in the Software as a Service, or SaaS, industry. Bob is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, and serves as Vice-Chair of Member Services. Bob is a past co-Chair of the Cyberspace Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California, a member of the High Technology Section of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and its past Chair. He also serves on the Advisory Committee for Innovation Center Denmark.

Organizations:
● State Bar of California - Member, Executive Committee, Business Law Section, Vice-Chair Member Services; Former Co-Chairperson, Cyberspace Law Committee, Business Law Section
● Innovation Center of Denmark - Member, Advisory Board
● Santa Clara County Bar Association - Former Chairperson, High Technology Law Committee
● Greenbelt Alliance - Former Member, Board of Directors
● Silicon Valley Land Conservancy - Former Member, Board of Directors
● San Jose Jazz - Former Counsel to the Board of Directors

Experience

Founding Partner : Strategy Law, LLP - [2014-04 to Current]

Attorney : Structure Law Group, LLP - [2009-11 to 2014-03]

Attorney : Enterprise Law Group, Inc. - [2000-08 to 2009-10]

Shareholder : Hopkins & Carley - [1986-10 to 2000-07]

Attorney : Berliner Cohen - [1985-10 to 1986-09]

 

Education

J.D., Law : University of California - Davis - [ to 1984]

B.A., Economics : University of California-Berkeley - [ to 1980]