Selling Price & Terms _ Amount of cash down, interest rate and term as well as description of the security the buyer is providing the seller. Structure _ Is it an asset or stock sale? How is the sale price allocated among different elements of the sale such as non_compete clause and goodwill (this is important for tax reasons and is discussed in the next section).
To conclude, there's perhaps no more apt way to conclude this piece, than to quote this very fitting statement by contract law attorney, Ivan Hoffman, of California: "[Given that] the letter of intent is essentially a legally worthless document [but yet one that could potentially cause many serious legal problems for the signer]. It is not clear to me the reason any party would ever bother to create such a document and yet I have seen it used on many occasions."