meeting of the minds


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meeting of the minds

A requirement for the formation of a valid and enforceable contract is that the parties must agree to the same thing.If there is a mutual mistake of fact regarding one of the critical elements of a contract, there has been no meeting of the minds and the contract may be set aside.

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The court observed that the parties focused their arguments on whether there was a "meeting of the minds" between the two parties.
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Launched in London in 2013 under the direction of the London Business Conferences Group, AMPA is the foremost meeting of the minds in areas of 3D printing and additive manufacturing for industrial applications.
"A perusal of the statements submitted by the investigating police authorities show that there was never any meeting of the minds, no concrete agreement or plan was arrived at, no conspiracy was ever established , no definite personalities were determined that would be the subject and as to who would effectuate such plans were discussed," Villanueva's resolution added.

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