Subject to Contract | Conditional Contract

Subject to Contract (STC) Words used, primarily in English law to indicate that something set down in writing is not intended to commit the writer until a binding and concise form of contract is entered into. “The matter remains in negotiation until a formal contract is settled and formal contracts are exchanged”, Keppel v Wheeler [1927] 1 KB 577, 584 (CA) (Winn v Bull (1877) 7 Ch D 29; Law v Jones [1974] Ch 112, [1973] 2 All ER 437 (CA); Eccles v Bryant and Pollock [1947] 2 All ER 865, … [Read more...]

Option Agreement and Conditional Contract | What is the difference?

Option Agreement and Conditional Contract, Defined And Distinguished An option is a choice available to one party, a conditional contract depends on an external event. An option is a  right to do or not to do something, such as a right to accept or reject an offer within a specified or reasonable period of time. An option provides a right, but not an obligation, to carry out a specific action upon agreed terms, usually a right to buy at a given (or determinable) price within an agreed period … [Read more...]