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alternatives to other party signing a contract [duplicate]

What can bind a party to a contract other than executing it by signing it by hand or electronically and delivering it? My question is only about this element in making a contract, not consideration or ...
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When are contracts (like NDAs) binding? [duplicate]

I have a Great Idea™ and I've found a trustworthy individual who can help me realize this. We're both private citizens in differing nations with no current employers. If I get them to sign an NDA, do ...
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Checking out products for "free" [duplicate]

I added products to my digital "shopping cart" worth $700, I was going to pay for it and I'd filled in my adres and completed the form, however the site immediately directed me to the final phase of ...
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How to tell if an agreement is a contract? [duplicate]

Let's say someone has an agreement with me about X. Under what conditions would this agreement be a legally binding and enforceable contract? Every definition I find online says that it's a ...
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Is an oral "contract" legally binding?

In a comment to this question, the user @Agent_L argued that That's not an opinion, there is nothing to disagree here. From a legal point of view, a contract doesn't need a written form. It's hard ...
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Could a contract with ludicrous terms be enforced?

Say, for example, that A makes a contract with B. A agrees to sell his very rare car, of which no more are up for sale, to B for £1. Later, when B comes to collect A's car in exchange for a quid, A ...
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Could the GoDaddy employee self-phishing test constitute a breach of contract?

Recently, GoDaddy executed a self-phishing test against its own employees. The message that employees received said that they could claim their holiday bonus by submitting their contact details on ...
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If signing a contract with a contractee outside of the U.S., should you tell the contractee to write it using the standards of the U.S.?

If signing a contract with a contractee outside of the U.S., should you tell the contractee to write it using the standards of the U.S.? I am wondering if all contracts, especially business contracts, ...
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Free, conditional permission/service: contract or not?

This can be seen as another "is a free licence a contract?" question (inspired by this and this), but it focuses on the very basics of the underlying relation between parties. Alice and Bob do not ...
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Who's legally responsible for vet bill in pet injury, owner or pet sitter?

A friend agreed to pet-sit my dog, Taishi, while husband and I were away for 3 weeks. To compensate her for doing this, we told her she could live in our apartment and eat any food we had without ...
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Who owns the copyright when video recording lectures at a conference (with permission)?

I work for a company that produces recordings of conference lectures. From what I can tell, there are at least three parties that can lay claim to the copyright on the recorded lectures. The ...
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Are terms of service legal contracts?

Are ToS considered contracts in and of themselves, enforceable under contract/civil law? Generally I'm talking about the Common Law systems in the major regions (UK, North America and Oceania). ...
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Roommates aren't paying utilities, can I take them to small claims court?

There were 4 of us living in a condo, all 4 of us were on the lease and we paid rent separately to the landlord. The landlord covers the water bill and nothing else for utilities per our lease. The ...
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Is Stack Exchange allowed to unilaterally change previously published content license?

The original thread can be found here: Stack Exchange and Stack Overflow are moving to CC BY-SA 4.0 As far as I understand, Stack Exchange can move on to CC BY-SA 4.0 for content published in the ...
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Are privacy policies and terms of service copyrighted?

Can I just copy a site's privacy policy and terms of service and do a global search & replace for the name? They all pretty much say the same thing anyways.

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