See University Policy No. 810. As a matter of course, all contracts should be reviewed by the Office of the General Counsel. Certain contracts must be reviewed by the Office of the General Counsel. Before forwarding the contract to the Office of the General Counsel for review, you should first read the contract and note any terms or conditions with which you take issue or have a concern. Rice can then seek to modify the terms of the contract before it is signed. Watch out for clauses in which Rice is asked to indemnify the other party, or that contain liability limitations, or have restrictions that may be unfavorable to Rice. If you have specific questions about certain terms or clauses or for more information, please contact the Office of the General Counsel at 713- 348-5237.