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What is a contract, really, and does it have to be formal and in writing?
We explain why we keep saying "It depends," as well as what makes a contract enforceable.
Learn what to elements to consider including when drafting a contract, including various options for ordering systems.
Explore how to address changes, cancellations, and other contingencies that may occur. Discussion
We put together what we've covered so far in a proposed contract drafting process
Contracts for Labor
Learn the different issues to consider when contracting for labor, instead of product.
Pick up some tips and recommendations for negotiating a contract that meets your terms.
Going to Court
Explore what might happen if you end up in court for enforcement of your sales contract.
Food Safety and Sales
A brief discussion of how FSMA regulations could affect your sales contracts.
Insurance and Contracts
A few considerations for insurance coverage relating to sales