Law (in Plain English) for Small Businesses / Edition 3

Law (in Plain English) for Small Businesses / Edition 3

by Leonard Duboff
ISBN-10:
1880559951
ISBN-13:
9781880559956
Pub. Date:
07/15/1998
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing

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Law (in Plain English) for Small Businesses / Edition 3

Now in it's third edition, this is the definitive legal resource for business owners, independent contractors, and entrepreneurs of all levels of expertise. The latest addition to the widely acclaimed Law in Plain English series, this revised and updated volume provides small- to medium-sized companies with access to the most current legal information to enable them to keep pace with a host of new legal developments and to efficiently handle any legal issues they may encounter. Practical, concise, and written "in plain English," the book covers legal basics as well as the complexities of business law today.

Additionally, this edition contains essential information on the new territory of cyberspace law and invaluable tips for finding the best lawyers and accountants when needed. The Law (in Plain English) for Small Businesses in a uniquely compact and affordable guide that will save costly legal fees, prevent blunders, and help secure longevity and financial success for every business.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781880559956
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/1998
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
1Organizing Your Business1
2Business Organization Checklist15
3The Business Plan23
4Borrowing from Banks and Institutional Lenders29
5Selling Securities or Going Public47
6Contracts53
7Consignment63
8Collections69
9Expanding Your Market79
10Patent Law and Trade Secret Protection87
11Trademarks93
12Copyrights107
13Licensing123
14Advertising129
15Cyberspace135
16Warranty and Consumer Protection Laws145
17Product Liability155
18Business Insurance163
19People Who Work for You173
20Keeping Taxes Low183
21Are You Zoned to Work at Home?203
22Renting Commercial Space207
23Pension Plans as Employee Benefits213
24Estate Planning221
25How to Find a Lawyer and Accountant233
Index239

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