The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law / Edition 2

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Business Law / Edition 2

by Constance E. Bagley, Craig E. Dauchy
     
 

Covering the main legal aspects of starting a business in the United States, Bagley (business administration, Harvard Business School) and Dauchy (managing partner, Cooley Godward LLP) proceed from inception to sale or initial public offering. Each chapter examines legal constraints and opportunities, offering advice on business strategy. Topics include incorporation,… See more details below

Overview

Covering the main legal aspects of starting a business in the United States, Bagley (business administration, Harvard Business School) and Dauchy (managing partner, Cooley Godward LLP) proceed from inception to sale or initial public offering. Each chapter examines legal constraints and opportunities, offering advice on business strategy. Topics include incorporation, ownership structure, board formation, contracts and leases, e-commerce, human resources, operational liabilities and insurance, creditors' rights, venture capital, intellectual property and cyberlaw, and global operation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324042917
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Business Law Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1Taking the Plunge1
2Leaving Your Employer9
3Selecting and Working with an Attorney31
4Deciding Whether to Incorporate49
5Structuring the Ownership74
6Forming and Working with the Board112
7Raising Money and Securities Regulation133
8Contracts and Leases176
9E-Commerce and Sales of Goods and Services220
10Marshaling Human Resources265
11Operational Liabilities and Insurance341
12Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy384
13Venture Capital431
14Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw487
15Going Global552
16Buying and Selling a Business585
17Going Public649
Internet Sources705
Table of Cases709
Index713

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