The demand for legal opinions is growing while the ground rules keep changing. Keep abreast of the latest developments with the Third Edition of Legal Opinion Letters. This unique guide covers all aspects -- drafting, requesting, receiving, interpreting and evaluating -- of both client and third-party legal opinion letters. Legal Opinion Letters provides comprehensive coverage not only of the standard corporate and securities third-party opinion letters, but also real estate opinions, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, letters to auditors, international opinions, and liability just to name a few. Special attention is given to exposure to liability, an area of great concern to the opinion practice attorney. It also examines the current content of actual letters used to address these topics. It is a contributed work with introductory chapters by M. John Sterba, Jr., and additional chapters by a host of other expert pracitioners. The advice you find in Legal Opinion Letters may very well affect your very next legal opinion.A Comprehensive Guide to Opinion Letter Practice M. John Sterba, Jr. ... For example, most reviewing courts that have established a different relationship or transaction between the parties than purported by the documents place heavy emphasis on the atrue intenta of the parties at the time of execution and closing. ... In short, unlike the provisions of conventional loan documents, the enforceability of sale-leaseback documents, ... C. 235 1987 California Real Estate Report at 1143.
|Title||:||Legal Opinion Letters|
|Author||:||M. John Sterba, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 2002-12-01|