Need review of our current 'master services agreement' with that of one provided by our client. Essentially their legal team 'merged' the two - i need to make sure we are covered with this new revised Master Services agreement. Would like to see if there needs to be changes made to language to further protect my organization related to litigation matters should they arise. Will attach these agreement once participant is chosen
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): California
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I will attach 2 such documents marked 1) Original Master Agreement (prior to edit) 2)Post edit Master Agreement; to Dropbox since this portal does not allow you attach files
It's somewhat long. Are there specific places that were changed between the two versions that are of particular concern or that were specifically changed?
I believe changes are all highlighted within this revised doc;
As my initial concern stated I want to confirm that this document was not altered in a fashion which might put my company at a disadvantage should there be legal complication in the future.
It looks fine. I presume the terms and scope of work are satisfactory from your perspective, which entail most of the changes.I don't know what your preference is, but your choice of law provision does not specify specifically the state courts of Los Angeles County, and in your master, you had a provision waiving a jury, which was not included in the revised version.3.5.8 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of theState of California. Venue shall be in Los Angeles County.Past that, nothing stood out that would should end up being problematic if there is a legal disagreement should this go to court.Please get back to me if you need more on this as all follow ups are included in our fee. Positive feedback would be greatly appreciated when I have fully answered your question. "I expected more" and "Helped some" are considered negative here and that means I don't get paid for my time. Thanks!IF you feel the need to rate "helped a little" or "I expected more", please stop and reply to me via the CONTINUE CONVERSATION button with the issue you have. I will be happy to continue further and do everything I can to provide you with the service you seek.Thanks!Nate
how about provisions relative to initial deposit I do not see this at all on this new revised agreement
I see you rated with "helped a little". That is actually considered a negative rating under our current rating system. Is there more you'd like to know or any other questions you have regarding the changes? I took a look at both documents and did not see anything glaring that would cause concern in case of Litigation.
The payment terms are up to you and are clear in the modified agreement. If that is a problem, bring that up and change it. The modified agreement merely states that the city has thirty days after invoice to pay. But, that does present any specific issues regarding the prospects of litigation.
Over 8 years of legal practice.
To conclude this converstation can you please provide your legal credentials? Which state and type of law do you exercise? Please provide name or bar number. Thanks
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So you are not a licensed attorney ?
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