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Get the legal tips and start-up savvy you need tomake your small business a success Save time and money -- over 250 key documents on CD-ROM! Wall Street Journal business bestseller! 'A thorough and detailed help guide. . . Covers all of the major topics. ' Fort Worth Star-Telegram You probably have a great idea for a business. But how do you get started -- and deal with all the legal rigmarole? That's where this kit comes in. Richard D. Harroch walks you through the legal issues and paperwork you'll have to deal with -- and even gives you the actual forms, agreements, and policies you'll need on the CD-ROM. Discover how to: Form corporations and partnerships Fund your business with venture capital Protect your ideas and inventions Negotiate cost-effective leases Expand your business on the web All this on the CD-ROM Over 250 ready-to-use Business documents, forms and agreements Bonus chapters on real estate leases and business insurance plus Adobe Acrobat Reader Trial version of QuickBooks, QuickBooks Pro, Turbo Tax for Business, ACT!, WinFax, and Norton Utilities Demo version of ModelOffice
About the Author
Richard Harroch is an attorney with 20 years of experience in representing start-up and emerging companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. He is listed in "Who's Who in American Law" and is a corporate partner in a major law firm in San Francisco. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of U.C. Berkeley and graduated from UCLA Law School, where he was managing editor of the Law Review.
He has written a number of legal/business books, including Start-Up and Emerging Companies: Planning, Financing and Operating the Successful Business
and Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements.
He also spearheaded the development of the premier legal agreements Web site on the Internet.
He has lectured extensively before various legal and business organizations, including the American Electronics Association, the Venture Capital Institute, the California Continuing Education of the Bar, Law Journal Seminars-Press, the California State Bar Business Section, the Corporate Counsel Institute, the San Francisco Bar, and the Practicing Law Institute (PLI).
Richard has served as the Chairman of the California State Bar Committee on Partnerships, the Co-Chairman of the Corporations Committee of the San Francisco Bar (Barristers), a member of the Executive Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar, and Co-Chair of the Law Journal annual seminar in New York on "Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances."
Richard has experience in the following areas: start-up and emerging companies, corporate financings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, venture capital financings, employment agreements, IPOs, leases, loans, online and Internet matters, license agreements, partnerships, preferred stock, confidentiality agreements, stock options, sales contracts, securities laws, and mergers and acquisitions. Richard can reached by e-mail at email@example.com.