Corporate practice portfolio series ; no. 82.
" ... discusses legal opinions in letter form that are addressed to someone other than the lawyer's client. The receipt of such an opinion letter, in a previously agreed upon form, by a third party, is frequently a condition of closing a commercial transaction of a magnitude justifying the expense. The portfolio discusses the custom and practice for giving and receiving such opinions in negotiated commercial transactions. The purposes and typical structure of the opinion letter are explained, as are some of the standard paragraphs that appear in such opinion letters."
Published: Washington, D.C., 2005-2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Detailed analysis. Introduction and glossary The purposes of the opinion letter Ethical considerations and the duties to the non-client addressee and the client Misleading opinions In-house counsel opinions The structure of third-party opinion letters The supplemental opinion (or opinion in lieu) of other counsel Determining the facts and the law The remedies opinion and its exceptions Working papers.
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Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 18, 2005).