This document sets forth an agreement between a company and a service provider for
certain management and administrative services. The services to be provided to the
company can be listed in Exhibit A to the agreement. The document states that the
parties have an independent contractor relationship and the service provider agrees not
to disclose any of the company's confidential information. This short-form template
agreement can be customized to best fit the needs of the drafting parties.
MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT
This Management and Administration Agreement (this “Agreement”) is made and
entered into as of ____________, ____ by and between ____________________ (the
“Company”) and ___________________ (the “Service Provider”).
WHEREAS, Company wishes to retain the services of Service Provider to provide to
Company certain management and administrative services;
WHEREAS, Service Provider has the appropriate level of expertise, ability, and capacity
to provide such management and administrative services to Company;
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises, covenants, warranties, and
other good and valuable consideration set forth herein, Company and Service Provider hereby
agree as follows:
Service Provider shall provide to Company the management and administrative services
as provided in Exhibit “A” attached hereto.
In consideration for Service Provider providing the management and administrative
services to Company pursuant to this Agreement, Company hereby agrees to pay to Service
Provider a fee of _______ dollars ($______) [per week/month/year].
Service Provider shall keep and maintain fully detailed and accurate records regarding all
financial transactions procured by Service Provider. Service Provider shall forward to Company
on or before the _____ day of each month, an accounting of all such financial transactions in a
form designated by Company. All such financial and other business records shall be made
available to Company and its representatives during normal business hours upon request.
Company shall, during and after the termination of this Agreement, indemnify, hold
harmless, and defend Service Provider from any and all damages or injuries to persons or
property, or claims, actions, obligations, liabilities, costs, expenses, and fees arising from any
cause whatsoever (except if due to the negligence of Service Provider), with respect to the
performance of Service Provider’s duties hereunder.
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A. Notice. Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time and for any cause.
The terminating party must give written notice to the other party at least _____
(__) days prior to the intended date of termination; provided, however, in the
event of a breach of this Agreement, the non-breaching party may terminate the
B. Final Accounting. Service Provider shall, within ______ (__) days after the date
of termination, render a final accounting to Company.
C. Return of Company Property. Upon termination of this Agreement, Service
Provider shall forthwith return to Company all property, books, and records of
Company in the custody of Service Provider.
6. RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES
The relationship of Service Provider to Company is that of an independent contractor.
Nothing contained in this Agreement and no action by either party shall be deemed to constitute
any party or any of such party’s employees or agents to be an employee or agent of the other
party or shall be deemed to create any partnership, joint venture, association, syndicate among or
between any of the parties, or shall be deemed to confer on any party any express or implied
right, power or authority to enter into any agreement or commitment, express or implied, or to
incur any obligation or liability on behalf of the other party.
7. MAINTAINING CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
Service Provider agrees not to disclose any privileged or confidential information
acquired while performing accounting services for Company to any person, or use such
information in any manner that is detrimental to Company’s interests.
8. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
A. Notices. Notices shall be sent to the following address:
For Company: _____________________
For Service Provider: _____________________
B. Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the
parties, and supersedes any prior understanding or representation of any kind
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preceding the date of this Agreement. There are no other promises, conditions,
understandings or other agreements, whether oral or written, relating to the
subject matter of this Agreement.
C. Severability of Agreement. To the extent that any provision herein is deemed
unenforceable, all remaining provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected
thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.
D. Waiver of Breach. The waiver of a breach of any provision of this Agreement
shall not operate as a waiver of any subsequent breach. No waiver shall be valid
unless placed in writing and signed by the waiving party.
E. Choice of Law, Jurisdiction, and Venue. This Agreement shall be construed in
accordance with, and governed in all respects by, the laws of the State of
___________, without regard to conflict of law principles. The parties further
agree and consent that venue of any action hereunder shall be exclusively in the
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each party has executed this Agreement as of the date first
COMPANY SERVICE PROVIDER
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