A subcontractor agreement is between a contractor that hires a subcontractor to assist in the completion of a project or service. The independent contractor will usually hold a contract for services with a client, most commonly in construction, and will choose to hire a subcontractor to finish a part or all of the services. The agreement should outline all duties, liabilities, and responsibilities of the subcontractor along with any other conditions.
A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) prohibits someone from sharing confidential and proprietary information with a third (3rd) party. The prohibited information commonly involves trade secrets that an individual or company does not want to reveal to competitors or the general public.
A non-solicitation agreement restricts a person from acquiring a company’s customers and employees for their own benefit. It is a common requirement for employees and for sellers of businesses to protect an organization’s human resources and customer data.
An independent contractor's non-compete agreement prohibits a current or former contractor from working in the same industry or for a competitor. This is common when trade secrets are revealed to a contractor that is essential to completing the work.
A management consultant agreement is between a client and a consultant who provides information and expert advice related to business or project management. The consultant will often have previous experience in the same business and will work primarily with senior staff.
A release of liability, ‘hold harmless agreement’ or ‘indemnity agreement’, is a legal document that indemnifies an individual or business entity from legal and/or financial responsibility. Although, this is usually limited to negligence on behalf of the party being held harmless. If the release is being signed after the event took place, such as a car accident, the releasor may be paid money to sign such an agreement. Who are the parties involved? Releasor – The person releasing the other from a liability. Releasee – The person being released from liability.
A Release of Guarantee Form is a document that allows a guarantor to free themselves from being financially and/or legally bound to a contract. This is common for loan agreements and lease documents after expiration or when the contract has been fully satisfied. The release is recommended, although not required, to be signed in the presence of a notary public. Who are the parties involved? Guarantor – The party that is seeking the release. Releasor – The party that is giving the release.
A social media influencer contract is between a company and an influencer who uses their brand and followers to “influence” attention to a product or cause. The influencer is often paid on a per-post basis and, depending on the agreement, may require specific things to be mentioned. Partial or full payment is usually made after signing the contract as an advance on future payments.