Business Operations

The day-to-day functions of a business involve a variety of legal topics. Whether the business provides a service or sells a product, corporate counsel should familiarize themselves with laws governing general business operations. The business may need to enter into a contract with a supplier, rent property, lease equipment, or ensure compliance with specific regulations. The Business Operations section of FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center provides information on topics relevant to these issues, including Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Commercial Contracts, Property, Compliance, and more. Find out more about these topics and help prepare your business for these important operational decisions. FindLaw's Business Operations section can help you keep your business running smoothly.

Business Operations Articles
    • An Ounce of Prevention! Tips to Avoid Litigation
      Small business owners all seem to have one common fear: the fear of being drawn into a costly and time consuming legal battle. For the business owner in particular there are many relationships where lawsuits may arise, from the petulant customer or ...

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    • Anatomy Of A Bond Issue

      For many local government officials and solicitors, a bond issue is a rare occurrence which is shrouded in mystery. Like most things in life, it is only mysterious because it is unfamiliar. Once you understand the participants and the steps, the ...

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    • A Buyer's Guide to Special-Interest Groups

      For some time, silicon and hardware manufacturers have participated in cooperative programs for the development and promotion of widely adopted specifications. Such Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are crossing increasingly into the realm of combined ...

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    • Streamlining Your Workflow to Improve Your Law Office

      Law offices looking to improve their workflow have a plethora of software and services that can allow attorneys to streamline the administrative tasks that weigh down an office, allowing them to focus on their client’s pressing legal issues.

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    • Electronic Signature Legislation

      Regulation regarding electronic signatures started to surface in the United States in the mid-1990s. By 1996, several States began to take note of the need for electronic signature regulation and started passing legislation to address the issue.

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