Every Canadian's Guide to Common Contracts

Every Canadian's Guide to Common Contracts

The Essential Reference for Business Owners, Managers, Entrepreneurs and Consumers

Book - 1999
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Today's overworked business owners and managers don't have the time or the expertise to learn the complex technicalities of contract law -- and many feel they can't afford high-priced legal advice. Yet, they must deal with a myriad of contractual agreements on a regular basis, including leases, purchases and sales, borrowing, insurance, partnerships and employment agreements. Understanding and using these contracts can mean the difference between a smooth, successful relationship -- and a lawsuit, or even bankruptcy.

Timothy Grayson, an independent commercial advisor for a wide variety of clients, has written a practical, clear and concise primer to help guide the average business person through the legal maze of contract law.

In plain language, Every Canadian's Guide to Common Contracts demystifies a wide range of contracts, explaining why contracts are required, and what makes up a written contract. He gives numerous examples of common contract. He gives numerous examples of common contracts, examining and explaining specific clauses. Drawing on his own experiences with clients, he offers real-life case studies and invaluable advice:
-- How a contract works -- differences between form and substance
-- Unraveling legal terminology
-- Dealing with "Boilerplate" agreements
-- When and how to use your lawyer effectively and efficiently

An indispensable time and money saving guide, Every Canadian's Guide to Common Contracts should be a required

Publisher: Toronto : HarperBusiness, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780006385974
0006385974
Branch Call Number: 346.7102/GRA 4565nf 1
Alternative Title: Common contracts

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