Jane Easter Bahls

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Neither Fish Nor Fowl

Test the regulatory waters early if your product doesn't fit into a recognizable category.

Against Your Will

Drowning in debt? If so, you should know about a legal maneuver creditors can use to force bankruptcy.

Losing Battle?

It may be tempting to sue when someone bashes your company online, but free speech has the upper hand.

This Means War

Put up your best fight to protect your network, or you could be held liable for damages to customers.

Employee Disputes: Avoiding Court

Are you within your rights to require employees to sign a binding arbitration agreement?

Equal Time?

Under a new ruling, you may have to let unions use your e-mail system to promote their platform.

Hand in Hand

If you negotiate well, joining forces with a big firm can be the smart way to get your new product to market.

Better Safe . . .

Does your product need a warning label? Don't get burned--consider all the potential dangers.

On the Level

The Internet makes MLM easier--but it won't do the work for you. Before you commit, make sure you're prepared.

Suiting Up

With a new breed of professional plantiffs on the prowl, closely screening job applicants could save you lots of dough.

Return To Sender?

Don't cash that check! You could end up short.

Cyber Cash

The sure thing that wasn't: As the initial frenzy subsides, the Internet's investment-raising potential is re-evaluated. Yes, the capital is out there-but only if you know where (and how) to look.

Handle With Care

Office temps--what you need to know about the legal rights of these fleeting employees.

Cracking Down

Watch out! More and more business decisions can land you behind bars.

We, The Independent Contractors...

Forget about it. You have no rights.