More From Steven C. Bahls
Beware of ambiguous language in your contracts, and you'll avoid the headache of court battles.
Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, you'd better think twice before destroying those business documents.
What will a new whistle-blower clause mean to you and the way you do business?
Surprise! You may be involved in a franchise relationship and not even know it.
If you want a global empire, you'll have to tackle international trademark protection.
You have to get tough with transgressors if you want to protect your intellectual property.
Learn a lesson from Arthur Andersen: Destroying documents makes you look bad.
You may be big enough to have to play by some rules, but too small for others. How do you know just what's applicable?
Congress takes a vote on reforming class-action litigation procedures.
No matter what the charges are, taking out an ad to defend yourself isn't a good idea--at least until the Supreme Court has its say.
If it's from the toxins, call a doctor. If it's from inheriting someone else's mess, help is coming.
A thorough investigation is the only way to build a case against problem employees.
Government interest in your property could bring business to a screeching halt. Know how to work the system for the best deal.
How to protect yourself against "big fakers"?
The forecast is bad if your company fails to caution the public about a possible danger.