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How to approach social media policies successfully

Are you looking for a Social Media Policy? Are Social Media Policies worth it? Wikipedia defines social media as “media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable communication techniques. Social media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies to [...]

Where there is a Digital Will there’s a way

You need to have a digital will and testament. Nobody likes to think about their last will and testament but the reality is that your will is probably single most important financial document you will ever sign. It is critical [...]

By |2016-09-30T14:25:14+02:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: IT Law|Tags: , |

The Difference between Appendices, Annexures and Schedules

What is the difference between a schedule and annexure? Not much. Our preferred view is to refer to an appendix, annexure or addendum as an ‘attachment’, and make it clear from the wording in the agreement whether it is intended [...]

By |2017-12-07T07:01:24+02:00February 28th, 2016|Categories: Contracts|Tags: |

Using Track Changes for Agreements

Using track changes for agreements is a useful way of negotiating changes to agreements electronically. However, there are some critical points to keep in mind when using this tool. The golden rule is that you must ensure the other party [...]

By |2017-12-07T07:01:25+02:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , |

Plain Legal Documents – some quick wins

When converting legal documents into plain language (or plain legal documents) there are some quick wins - some easy changes that you can make that make a big difference.  Converting a legal document into plain language takes time, but [...]

By |2019-05-14T14:46:19+02:00October 13th, 2014|Categories: Plain Language|Tags: , |

How to Deal with an Unfair Agreement

Have you been presented with an unfair agreement (like an IT Contract or a commercial lease agreement) to sign by a vendor, service provider or landlord? For example, when you license software, procure cloud storage, buy hardware, rent premises, rent [...]

By |2017-12-07T07:01:45+02:00October 7th, 2010|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , , , , |