This text can be used as either a supplement for those courses that include a segment on entrepreneurs and the law or as a core text. It emphasizes the major issues confronting entrepreneurs and those in small businesses. Its purpose is twofold: 1) to provide guidance regarding the legal considerations of which entrepreneurs should be aware when launching a new enterprise, and 2) to serve as a source and reference book to hose who either aspire or are currently active in the entrepreneurial world. In the process, it provides a practical guide that first identifies the legal challenges inherent in entrepreneurial activities and then suggests strategies for meeting those challenges while achieving the core business objectives. Consequently, it is a text that your students will most likely want to keep for future reference.