Even An Unsigned Email Can Be A Legally Binding Contract

By Jonathan Jaffe, Daniel Whitmore, Kristin Rylko and Kevin McDonald (August 7, 2017, 11:01 AM EDT) -- In a recent opinion, the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas reversed a trial court and held that an email exchange constituted a signed legally enforceable contract.[1] The case involved a commercial dispute between the appellee, Prentis Tomlinson, the president and CEO of PetroGulf Ltd., and the appellant, John Khoury, an investor....

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