A must for business owners, this comprehensive yet succinct legal guide helps entrepreneurs identify legal issues and avoid legal pitfalls. It follows the progression of a start-up business and anticipates its legal concerns every step of the way - through the stages of growth up to an IPO and everything in between. Completely in tune with an increasingly electronic business market, the book offers valuable insight into legalities of the bustling e-commerce trade, including coverage of e-contracts, electronic signatures, trademarks, domain names and other issues involved with intellectual property and cyberlaw. It also covers employee privacy, e-mail monitoring and alternative dispute resolution. And The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Law offers practical tips for buying and selling a business, as well as discussions on the implications of gaining a “global” presence.