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Assignment and Delegation in Contracts: Not Just Boilerplate

By on December 9, 2017 in Commercial, Contracts

Although an assignment and delegation provision is often placed in the “miscellaneous” or “general” sections of commercial contracts, it should not be thought of as standard “boilerplate” language that never changes, according to the Tech & Sourcing blog at Morgan Lewis.

Authors Peter M. Watt-Morse and Christopher C. Archer provide an overview of some of the key issues that should be considered when drafting an assignment provision for commercial and technology agreements.

Some of the specific topics include “yes or no to assignment,” “assignment of entire contract vs. individual rights and obligation,” “notice and consent,” and “impermissible transfers.”

Read the article.