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The “this section” Error

The “this section” error is a self-reference such as “pursuant to this Section 3.4” which appears in a section other than Section 3.4. Did the author intend to refer to “this” section (wherever the self-reference appears) or another section (presumably…

The “as defined in” Error

This contract drafting error was found in 31.6% of EDGAR documents analyzed by CrossCheck 365. It stems from (i) a reference to a defined term “as defined in” a particular section or (ii) an entry in an index of defined…