Backdating contract legal
When I drafted the sample I contributed to Docracy, I sought to achieve a seller-friendly MELP version of a simple business-to-business contract for the sale of goods to be used when there’s no special reason to think that the agreement will be litigated.
This agreement will become effective when both parties have signed it. This agreement may be signed in one or more counterparts, which together will form a single agreement. Each party is signing this agreement on the date stated opposite that party’s signature.
In one such recent instance, the counter-party questioned whether it was possible to do this, and proffered instead a recital that the old agreement had continued with a new expiration date.
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