[Iana-ipr] Proposed Process for Executing Agreements

arad arad at intnet.mu
Thu Sep 29 12:25:58 CEST 2016


Dear All,
As far as  AFRINIC   is concerned, Mauritius civil law is 
applicable { which is french law in fact]  it is not a 
legal obligation to initial the pages of an agreement 
unless it is a notarial. deed.
Ashok.

On Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:49:49 -0600
  Jorge Contreras <contreraslegal at att.net> wrote:
> I concur with Greg. 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Sep 28, 2016, at 5:37 AM, Greg Shatan 
>><gregshatanipc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Alan,
>> 
>> It's my understanding the parties are only exchanging 
>>signature pages. Under US law and practice, this is the 
>>most common way to handle such things, speaking from my 
>>experience.  "Counterparts" are always limited to 
>>signature pages, in my experience.
>> 
>> I understand that in many jurisdictions it's standard 
>>practice (or even required) to initial all pages of an 
>>agreement, but that's not the case in the US, and these 
>>are US law documents.
>> 
>> Greg
>> 
>>> On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Alan Barrett 
>>><alan.barrett at afrinic.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> > On 28 Sep 2016, at 00:08, Jorge Contreras 
>>><contreraslegal at att.net> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > I thought we already discussed the simultaneous 
>>>signature by all and
>>> > exchange of PDF signature pages.  This method is fine 
>>>under the agreements
>>> > and when we asked, nobody raised an objection under 
>>>local law. So this
>>> > method would work and is better than scanning the same 
>>>document multiple
>>> > times in succession.
>>> 
>>> These documents collectively take up hundreds of pages. 
>>> Just the Community Agreement is 75 pages including all 
>>>attached exhibits, or 13 pages excluding the exhibits.
>>> 
>>> Should I initial each of the 75 pages (including the 
>>>exhibits), or initial each page excluding the exhibits, 
>>>or just sign the signature page and not bother with 
>>>initialing?
>>> 
>>> Alan Barrett
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