Memorandum of Understanding - MOU


Memorandum of Understanding - MOU

A legal document outlining the terms and details of an agreement between parties, including each parties requirements and responsibilities.

The MOU is often the first stage in the formation of a formal contract. An MOU is far more formal then a handshake and is given weight in a court of law should one party fail to meet the obligations of the memorandum.


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