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Litigation: 3 provisions lurking in the fine print of boilerplate contracts

Force majeure provisions, choice of law clauses and provisions limiting a party’s liability can have a profound impact on a business relationship

Integration and non-reliance provisions in an agreement can wreak havoc on what otherwise looks like a perfect lawsuit. These provisions, along with others, are often buried in fine print in exceedingly long commercial agreements. But what other kinds of provisions are lurking in the fine print?  This article briefly highlights three: the force majeure provision, the choice of law clause and provisions limiting a party’s liability.

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Steven P. Blonder

Steven P. Blonder is a principal in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group at Chicago-based Much Shelist. His practice is primarily focused in the...

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