Saturday, April 08, 2006

Business Contract Samples

We ran across a site called OneCLE.com which has a very large collection of
"Sample Business Contracts from SEC Filings" covering the following areas
(number of contracts in parentheses):

"
* Asset Purchase Agreements (445)
* Bankruptcy Agreements (4)
* Business Separation Agreements (220)
* Bylaws (119)
* Change in Control Agreements (260)
* Code of Ethics (32)
* Collaboration Agreements (428)
* Construction Agreements (33)
* Consulting Agreements (368)
* Contribution Agreements (37)
* Corporate Governance Agreements (2)
* Credit Agreements (412)
* Debentures (26)
* Deferred Compensation Plans (54)
* Director Agreements (21)
* Dissolution Plans (1)
* Employee Stock Purchase Plans (78)
* Employment Agreements (4304)
* Equipment Leases (189)
* Escrow Agreements (27)
* Excess Benefit Plans (4)
* Exchange Agreements (55)
* Franchise Agreements (48)
* Funding Agreements (4)
* Guaranties (99)
* Incentive Plans (144)
* Incorporation Certificates (89)
* Indemnification Agreements (206)
* Indentures (74)
* Intercreditor Agreements (14)
* Joint Venture Agreements (144)
* Labor Agreements (12)
* Leases (329)
* Leases - California (780)
* Leases - Florida (36)
* Leases - Georgia (30)
* Leases - Illinois (39)
* Leases - Maryland (41)
* Leases - Massachusetts (86)
* Leases - Minnesota (25)
* Leases - Nevada (3)
* Leases - New Jersey (35)
* Leases - New York (97)
* Leases - Oregon (9)
* Leases - Pennsylvania (23)
* Leases - Texas (50)
* Leases - Utah (15)
* Leases - Virginia (32)
* Leases - Washington (80)
* License Agreements (1641)
* Limited Liability Company Agreements (48)
* Loan Agreements (656)
* MIneral, Coal, Oil and Gas Leases (22)
* Management Agreements (45)
* Manufacturing and Supply Agreements (515)
* Merger Agreements (305)
* Non-Competition/Non-Disclosure Agreements (137)
* Note Purchase Agreements (74)
* Operating Agreements (14)
* Participation Agreements (49)
* Partnership Agreements (38)
* Pledge Agreements (128)
* Project Finance Agreements (3)
* Promissory Notes (477)
* Proxy Agreements (6)
* Receivables Agreements (69)
* Registration Rights Agreements (238)
* Research and Development Agreements (227)
* Restricted Stock Agreements (137)
* Restructuring Agreements (11)
* Retirement Plans (29)
* Rights Agreements (31)
* Sales and Marketing Agreements (921)
* Security Agreements (202)
* Services Agreements (1640)
* Settlement Agreements (168)
* Severance Agreements (791)
* Severance Plans (22)
* Shareholder Agreements (119)
* Shareholders' Rights Agreements (154)
* Sponsorship Agreements (4)
* Stock Option Agreements (362)
* Stock Option Plans (127)
* Stock Plans (60)
* Stock Purchase Agreements (802)
* Subordination Agreements (1)
* Tag-Along Agreements (3)
* Tax Agreements (51)
* Trust Agreements (10)
* Underwriting Agreements (25)
* Voting Agreements (61)
* Warrant Agreements (391)
"
The site is definitely useful as we, e.g., just used one of these contracts to resolve some translation questions arising in the translation of a business contract from German into English.

Business Contract Samples

We ran across a site called OneCLE.com which has a very large collection of
"Sample Business Contracts from SEC Filings" covering the following areas
(number of contracts in parentheses):

"
* Asset Purchase Agreements (445)
* Bankruptcy Agreements (4)
* Business Separation Agreements (220)
* Bylaws (119)
* Change in Control Agreements (260)
* Code of Ethics (32)
* Collaboration Agreements (428)
* Construction Agreements (33)
* Consulting Agreements (368)
* Contribution Agreements (37)
* Corporate Governance Agreements (2)
* Credit Agreements (412)
* Debentures (26)
* Deferred Compensation Plans (54)
* Director Agreements (21)
* Dissolution Plans (1)
* Employee Stock Purchase Plans (78)
* Employment Agreements (4304)
* Equipment Leases (189)
* Escrow Agreements (27)
* Excess Benefit Plans (4)
* Exchange Agreements (55)
* Franchise Agreements (48)
* Funding Agreements (4)
* Guaranties (99)
* Incentive Plans (144)
* Incorporation Certificates (89)
* Indemnification Agreements (206)
* Indentures (74)
* Intercreditor Agreements (14)
* Joint Venture Agreements (144)
* Labor Agreements (12)
* Leases (329)
* Leases - California (780)
* Leases - Florida (36)
* Leases - Georgia (30)
* Leases - Illinois (39)
* Leases - Maryland (41)
* Leases - Massachusetts (86)
* Leases - Minnesota (25)
* Leases - Nevada (3)
* Leases - New Jersey (35)
* Leases - New York (97)
* Leases - Oregon (9)
* Leases - Pennsylvania (23)
* Leases - Texas (50)
* Leases - Utah (15)
* Leases - Virginia (32)
* Leases - Washington (80)
* License Agreements (1641)
* Limited Liability Company Agreements (48)
* Loan Agreements (656)
* MIneral, Coal, Oil and Gas Leases (22)
* Management Agreements (45)
* Manufacturing and Supply Agreements (515)
* Merger Agreements (305)
* Non-Competition/Non-Disclosure Agreements (137)
* Note Purchase Agreements (74)
* Operating Agreements (14)
* Participation Agreements (49)
* Partnership Agreements (38)
* Pledge Agreements (128)
* Project Finance Agreements (3)
* Promissory Notes (477)
* Proxy Agreements (6)
* Receivables Agreements (69)
* Registration Rights Agreements (238)
* Research and Development Agreements (227)
* Restricted Stock Agreements (137)
* Restructuring Agreements (11)
* Retirement Plans (29)
* Rights Agreements (31)
* Sales and Marketing Agreements (921)
* Security Agreements (202)
* Services Agreements (1640)
* Settlement Agreements (168)
* Severance Agreements (791)
* Severance Plans (22)
* Shareholder Agreements (119)
* Shareholders' Rights Agreements (154)
* Sponsorship Agreements (4)
* Stock Option Agreements (362)
* Stock Option Plans (127)
* Stock Plans (60)
* Stock Purchase Agreements (802)
* Subordination Agreements (1)
* Tag-Along Agreements (3)
* Tax Agreements (51)
* Trust Agreements (10)
* Underwriting Agreements (25)
* Voting Agreements (61)
* Warrant Agreements (391)
"
The site is definitely useful as we, e.g., just used one of these contracts to resolve some translation questions arising in the translation of a business contract from German into English.

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