Commercial and construction contracts can be complex and fairly voluminous and the documents forming the contract can often run to a number of files, or more. During the tendering process, various documents often pass backwards and forwards between the negotiating parties and it is very common for multiple versions of the same document to be shared. The upshot of this is that by the time the parties have reached an enforceable agreement, some hundreds of emails will have passed and people within the various party organisations will have read and commented on many drafts of different documents.
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