Financial Consulting Agreement Template
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This agreement is intended to govern the business relationship between [Sender.Company] and [Client.Company]. [Sender.Company] will provide financial consulting services to [Client.Company] for the duration of this agreement, in accordance with the rates and terms outlined below.
[Sender.Company], (“Consultant”) submits this financial consulting agreement to [Client.Company] (“Client”).
This financial consulting agreement outlines the terms pursuant to [Sender.Company] providing financial consulting services to [Client.Company].
Client agrees to engage with and retain Consultant to perform the services defined in this agreement. Consultant agrees to this contractual relationship, and agrees to provide the listed financial consulting services pursuant to the terms of this agreement, and agrees to perform the duties listed to the best of their abilities.
Consultant shall be considered an independent contractor at all times.
Consultant shall be held solely responsible for all financial responsibilities to Consultant’s employees, vendors, and other creditors. Client shall in no case be held liable for Consultant’s debts or financial liabilities.
Consultant shall not be deemed an employee, agent, or partner of Client at any time. Consultant shall not have the authority or power to enter into additional contracts or agreements on behalf of Client at any time.
Consultant shall not hold any fiduciary obligation to Client, and shall be free to conduct business for it’s own purposes or the needs of additional clients at its discretion.
Financial Consulting Services
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Consultant agrees to provide the following services to Client, pursuant to the complete terms of this agreement.
- Conduct a thorough analysis of Client’s business, competitors, and market environment
- Deliver a comprehensive financial report that reflects Client’s full financial profile and background
- Regularly update the report as financial status evolves
- Provide strategic guidance to Client regarding financial matters on an ongoing basis
Both Consultant and Client agree that each party shall be solely responsible for their normal business expenses, including accounting, communications, operating overhead, and business travel, unless otherwise specified in this agreement.
Consultant hereby represents that is has policies and processes in place with reasonably ensure compliance with all applicable financial legislation.
Consultant acknowledges that it will have knowledge of and access to non-public information as defined by Federal Law. As a result, Consultant agrees not to make purchases or sales of Client stock, and will make reasonable efforts to protect such information and prevent it from reaching third parties unless previously authorized to do so by Client.
Furthermore, Consultant agrees not to include or disclose such information in financial reports intended for public distribution, including annual reports, press releases, and communications to investors.
Client agrees not to circumvent or otherwise bypass this agreement to avoid payment of fees to Consultant. Furthermore, Client agrees to make a reasonable effort to regularly update Consultant regarding legal, market, and business environments pertaining to Client’s operations. Client shall notify Consultant of any new contracts, ventures, or other agreements with any private or public entity, and provide copies of exact documents to Consultant.
Client agrees to provide Consultant with all existing financial documents related to Client’s operations, including (but not limited to) financial statements, income statements, and the like.
Consultant agrees to keep all documents provided by Client under the terms of this agreement fully confidential.
Both Client and Consultant have the legal authority necessary to enter into this financial services consulting agreement with one another. The individuals whose signatures appear on the final page of this agreement are representatives of their respective employers, and are fully authorized to enter into contractual agreements on behalf of their employers.
The term of this financial services consulting agreement shall be for a period of [Agreement.Years] years.
This document shall represent the entire agreement between Client and Consultant. No other understandings, promises, or agreements, written or oral, shall be upheld upon signature of this financial consulting services agreement by both Client and Consultant.
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All notices required under the terms of this agreement shall be sent via certified mail or email to the following addresses:
Attention: [Sender.FirstName] [Sender.LastName]
Attention: [Client.FirstName] [Client.LastName]
Modification & Waiver
This agreement shall not be modified or otherwise altered except through written amendment signed by both Client and Consultant.
Failure by either party to uphold or enforce any single aspect of this financial consulting services agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any subsequent failures to uphold the entire scope of this agreement.
Both Client and Consultant agree and acknowledge that, in the event a breach of this agreement occurs by either party, the non-violating party shall be entitled to redress such breach through temporary or permanent injunction through the courts of [Sender.County], [Sender.State]. The non-violating party shall not be responsible for proving damages, and both parties agree that the non-violating party shall be able to produce a complete copy of this financial consulting services agreement, and have the agreement fully upheld and enforced by the court.
If either party must seek legal action in order to enforce this agreement or address violation by the other party, the prevailing party in such legal proceedings shall be entitled to full reimbursement for all legal fees, including attorneys’ fees which are incurred during those legal actions and proceedings.
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By signing below, both parties agree to enforce and uphold the full terms of this agreement until it expires or is otherwise cancelled by both parties.
Financial Services Consulting Agreement [Sent.Date]. Proprietary & Confidential.