4 _ A time line is an important ingredient in the agreement for finalization purposes. This is a significant point. Once you sign the document and issue a press release, all will be watching you. For the sake of efficiency, it's to everyone's advantage that the agreement is completed as soon as practical. 5 _ A confidentiality accord is something which is an inherent component of any business contract. By signing a confidentiality accord, all those included agree that the details hashed out will remain confidential.
In our experience, an LOI is a critical component in structuring a win_win transaction. We use them on virtually every deal. Here are the main benefits we see: More efficient use of time Proceeding with a clear understanding and agreement in principle. Trigger point for taking the next steps. More efficient use of time: Some people feel an LOI puts the cart before the horse.