Texas Business and Commerce Code - BUS & COM § 51.201. Form of Business Opportunity Contract

A business opportunity contract must be in writing and include, in 10-point type or in handwriting of an equivalent size, the following:

(1) the terms of payment, including the initial consideration, down payment, and additional payments required;

(2) a detailed description of the acts or services the seller undertakes to perform for the purchaser;

(3) the seller's principal business address;

(4) the name and address of the seller's agent in this state authorized to receive service of process;

(5) the delivery date or, if the contract provides for staggered delivery times to the purchaser, the approximate delivery date of the products, equipment, or supplies the seller is to:

(A) deliver to the purchaser's home or business address;  or

(B) place at a location owned or managed by a person other than the purchaser;  and

(6) a complete description of the nature of the buy-back or security arrangement if the seller has represented orally or in writing when selling, leasing, soliciting, or offering a business opportunity that there is a buy-back or that the initial consideration is secured.


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