Accord Project is an open foundation developing specifications and open-source software tools for the future of smart legal contracting. In particular it is developing the specification and code for Smart Clause® Templates and an execution engine under the Cicero project.

Accord Project Cicero is licensed under the Apache-2 license making it easy to integrate with and use within your company.

If you would like to get involved with either the legal or technical side of the Accord Project please visit the website and sign up! Everyone is welcome and can contribute: ideas, documentation, testing, code, legal templates, models, translations, etc.

Clause technology is based on and extends Open Source technology from the Accord Project. Details of Clause intellectual property is available at