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Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business, 2nd Edition

Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business, 2nd Edition    
Format Softcover + CD-ROM
Catalogue No. 978-1-55180-798-0
Pages 272
Language English only
Price $29.95
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Written by Nishan Swais, LL.B.
Published by Self Counsel Press, 2008.


Are you aware of the legal issues facing you as a small-business owner today? Lawyers can provide you with the legal information you need, but their fees are often prohibitive. This comprehensive guide will answer many of your questions, saving you both time and money.

Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business is essential to you as a business owner who wants to be informed about the legal aspects of running your business. It covers a comprehensive array of topics — from contracts to copyright, from financing to insurance — and provides clear explanations of proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.

You will also learn how to:
  • Choose a business structure
  • Protect your intellectual property
  • Understand contracts and use them to protect yourself
  • Use packaging and advertising effectively
  • Deal professionally with consumers and employees
  • Resolve disputes successfully
  • Keep proper tax records
Sample agreements, checklists, and business documents are included.

Canadian Legal Guide for Small Business comes with a CD-ROM which includes the following:
  • Partnership Agreement
  • Limited Partnership Structure
  • Promissory Note
  • Secrecy Agreement
  • Contract
  • Dismissal Letter
  • Shareholders Agreement Checklist
  • Privacy Legislation Checklist
  • and much more.
System Requirements:
  • CD-ROM drive
  • MS Word or compatible word processor
  • Web browser Version 6 or later
  • MS Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, or NT4
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About the author: Nishan Swais, Lawyer, is Canadian legal counsel to a multinational corporation where he provides advice on a broad spectrum of legal matters. He is the author of numerous articles on current legal issues affecting business and of the book Canadian Business Contracts Handbook, also published by Self-Counsel Press.

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This page last modified: February 17, 2011

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