Vol. 11 | Stay one lap ahead ๐Ÿšด of contract accidents!

Hey there!

We are not fans of Mondays, but boy are we thankful ours isnโ€™t this bad ๐Ÿ˜“ -

Tour de France crash

The Tour de France mishap from Monday, June 28 shares the same flavors of a contract catastrophe, and reconfirms something legal professionals have known for all time. Minor errors can often lead to uncontrolled accidents. ๐ŸŒ‹

More on that later. First, a few interesting curations just for you ๐ŸŽ -


Ben Bowden - LegalMatters

Fintech veteran and COO & GC, Assembly Payments - Ben Bowden, discusses - steps to build a strong legal career, the implications of technology on legal jobs, and transformation of the financial industry in episode #6 of LegalMatters by SpotDraft.


NEWS IN MINUTES ๐Ÿ•›

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  • No other fintech company has come under so much legal scrutiny as Robinhood in recent months, prompting fintech commentator Ron Shevlin to call them The $30 Billion Cockroach Of Fintech. The Minnesota Law Review also published a strongly titled article on Robinhoodโ€™s latest affairs and how the company manages to get by despite legal action.

  • Speaking of tech co. lawsuits, only last month the State of Ohio sued Google alleging โ€œdiscriminatory and anti-competitive practices.โ€ This wouldnโ€™t be Googleโ€™s first, and they are quite confident theyโ€™ll defend themselves in court. But is Ohioโ€™s plan to lay the groundwork for increasing regulations? Read to find out.

  • Despite a social media onslaught, better sense prevailed and Tour de France hit the brakes on any plans of pursuing legal action against the fan. However, the fan has been charged by the French Police and will be judged in October.

AVOID CONTRACT ACCIDENTS ๐Ÿ™…

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Did you know?โ€
The most popular expression after every major mishap is - โ€œif only.โ€ ๐Ÿ™ƒ

Like, if only the fan was a few inches behind, or if only you had read that contract one more time to catch the additional zero in your deal value.

(Alright, I made that one up. But ever thought how major incidents could be avoided if only you could be more cautious?)

Agreed, it is very difficult to not make human errors especially when you are racing against the โฐ or if the counterparty sent edits without track changes on. But it doesnโ€™t have to be!

Enter, automated contract review and editing ๐Ÿ˜Ž -

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SPORTS WRAP ๐ŸŽพโšฝ

The wait is over ๐ŸŒŸ

World #1 Ashleigh Barty won 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3 against Karolina Pliskova, ending Australia's 41-year drought for a Women's Wimbledon title since Evonne Goolagong. โ€œI hope I made Evonne proud,โ€ Barty said after the trophy presentation.

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Just Djo-king ๐Ÿ‘‘

Novak Djokovic wins his 6th Wimbledon and equals a record 20 Grandslam Titles with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The win also puts the Serb three-quarters of the way to the first calendar Grand Slam of all four majors since 1969.

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That's a first ๐Ÿ†

It might be Argentina's 15th Copa America, but Lionel Messi has finally won his first major trophy (discounting the Olympic Gold) with the national team - a prize that has eluded him for too long. He still needs to discuss his contract situation with Barcelona though.

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A mouthwatering final ๐Ÿ˜‹

What's the most delicious thing in the world? ๐Ÿ• if you asked me, but if you asked the Italians today, it would be the taste of victory in the Euro 2020 as they beat England 3-2 on penalties to lift the trophy for the 2nd time after 53 years.

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Thatโ€™s the end of this edition of SpotDigest. Get yourself a ๐Ÿพ or a ๐Ÿธ (depending on who you were supporting), and take extra good care of yourself. Weโ€™ll see you next month! ๐Ÿ‘‹

Cheers,
Kevin Fernandes

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