Share |
Download: Flyer - Black&White (.PDF 347kb)
                         Course Outline (.PDF 246kb)


Friday, 6 MARCH 2015 * 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Life is a series of agreements. One of the most and useful life skills we all must have is understanding Contract law. Many people and their loved ones are duped, fooled, or taken advantaged by others in their business deals and personal transactions because of unfamiliarity on this very important subject matter. They become victims of a flawed, void or voidable contracts that cannot be enforced. A defective contract is a bad contract.

The arsenal of knowledge you will learn in this special one-day program will prepare you in your career or your business for the rest of your life. This program is designed to update professionals, businessmen and non-lawyers about the fundamentals and sticky areas of Philippine law governing obligations and contracts. Knowledge of the substance and form of agreements can prevent serious conflicts and business losses that can snowball into lawsuits, even violence. A legally enforceable contract binds the parties to their respective promises and signals the start of a smooth and continuous relationship for them. This seminar can help save your personal or business relationships and your nest egg by keeping you informed of your rights and duties under the law on contracts. For trouble-free transactions, sign up in this seminar before you sign any contract!

 ​  ONE-TIME SEMINAR Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

   Avail of Early Bird and

   Contact Person: Camille Jonas
   Manila lines (+632) 556-8968 or 69
  Manila Telefax (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line (+63 74) 423-5148
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148
    Check:    ____________________________

   Seminar Investment is P8,980
   inclusive of Meals, Resource Kit, &
   Certificate of Attendance
Course Director and Lecturer: Atty. Jim V. Lopez - is the author of the five bestselling books including Judgment Proof: Philippine Asset Protection Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; The Law on Annulment of Marriage, Immigration Law and How To Excel In Law School. He holds the distinction of being the only author and law practitioner who is a three-time winner of the National Book Awards given by the Manila Critics Circle and the National Book Development Board. He finished law at U.P. and pursued post-graduate studies at Harvard Law School, University of California (Hastings) and University of Southern California. He practiced law in the U.S. and in the Philippines and he specializes in Commercial Law.
Who Should Attend:

         • Entrepreneurs
         • Board Directors
         • Officers and Management
         • Decision-Makers
         • Professionals
         • Family Members
         • Anyone who wants to learn
           Contract law
Business World Online International Chamber of Commerce Tri-ISys Forbes College

Best Practices Guide on Contract Law for Non-Lawyers

Avoiding Pitfalls and Traps in Creating and Enforcing Agreements

Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
9:00am to 5:00pm, Friday, March 6, 2015

Course Outline

Objective: This program is designed to allow professionals, businessmen and non-lawyers to understand the fundamentals and sticky areas in contract law. The area of obligations and contracts can be a minefield of worries and problems. A bad contract may spur a multitude of headaches for the parties. It can kill a thriving business and destroy the nest egg of the family. Knowledge of the substance and form of agreements can prevent serious conflicts that can escalate to lawsuits and violence. A good contract that binds the parties to their respective promises signals a smooth and continuous relationship for the parties.

The Nature of Contracts: How to Determine If Your Contract is Worth Its Weight in Law.

The Binding Nature of Agreements: How to Make Sure All Parties Keep Their Promises

The Essential Elements of a Contract:
How to Make Sure That Your Agreement Will Not Be Thrown Out by the Courts

Contract Formation:
How to Know If You Have a Valid and Enforceable Agreement That Produces Results

The Importance of Mutual Assent:
How to Avoid Problems Involving the “Meeting of the Minds” Between the Parties

The Mystique of Consideration:
How to Put “the Glue” that Keeps the Contract Together

The Covenant Killers:
How to Avoid and Defeat Contractual Defenses That Could End Up Writing Finis to Your Agreement

The Communication Glitches:
How to Spot Problems Involving Rejection or Revocation of Offers and Acceptance Before They Happen and How to Remedy Them

The Outsiders:
How to Determine the Rights and Remedies of Non-Parties to the Contract

The Assignment of Rights and Delegation of Duties:
How to Transfer Benefits and Burdens Under Your Agreement

The Construction
: How to Follow Rules on Contract Interpretation and the Parol Evidence Rule

The Timing:
How to Know When a Contracting Party’s Duty to Perform Becomes Absolute

The Conditions:
How to Know If There Is a Condition to the Party’s Performance in the Contract and Has the Condition Been Excused or Satisfied

The Duties:
How to Know If The Duty of a Party to Perform Has Been Discharged

The Breach:
How to Determine if the Agreement Has Been Breached

The Remedies
: How to Tell If the Breach is Material or Minor and the Legal and Equitable Remedies of Contract Available to You

The Defenses:
How to Defend Yourself If You are Charged With Breach of Contract

The Written Word:
How to Write the Contract and the Important Clauses That Go With It

The Enforcement:
How to Choose Specific Performance, Restitution,   Quasi-Contract Relief, Injunctive Relief, Damages, Rescission, and Reformation as Instruments of Contract Implementation

The Defective Contracts:
How to Know the Difference Among Void Contracts, Voidable Contracts, Rescissible Contracts, and Unenforceable Contracts

The Statute:
How to Appreciate The Value of the Statute of Frauds

SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON: P 8,980 (Fee covers Meals, Resource Kit, Certificate of Attendance)


Less 5% for early registrants (on registrations made on or before February 6, 2015)
Less 5% for early payment (if made on or before February 24, 2015)
Less 5% for group registration (minimum of 3 participants)

Share |
Download: Flyer - Black&White (.PDF 347kb)
                         Course Outline (.PDF 246kb)