Indemnities: their uses and abuses

One feature of many commercial agreements is the indemnity or "hold harmless" provision. They are a helpful, but also widely misused, protection. This article sets out some brief guidelines for their use.
David Coleman and Neil Wallis, Macfarlanes


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