Commercial Contracts for UK Companies: Formation to Exit helps business owners and directors to recognise key legal and compliance issues at an early stage, enriching the level of discourse between the business and its advisers. It provides an authoritative introductory text that charts the pivotal stages of the business lifecycle by reference to contracts frequently encountered in the course of trading.
Providing coverage of topics including the choice of business vehicle, marketing the business, manufacturing the product, loan finance, selling the product and e-commerce, Commercial Contracts for UK Companies: Formation to Exit:
- Analyses the purpose and operation of commercial contracts that are part and parcel of everyday business, including:
o a general description of the function of contracts
o guidance on negotiation, drafting, and practical transactional issues
o narrative on applicable law, including key areas of legislation and regulation
- Includes precedents with clause-by-clause commentary, including a joint venture agreement, a manufacturing agreement, e-commerce website terms and conditions, and a social media influencer agreement – all precedents are available as electronic downloads
- Highlights common contractual pitfalls and areas of risk when incorporating and thereafter running a business with guidance on how to avoid them
This new title will appeal to commercial and finance directors and owners of small and medium-sized businesses, including entrepreneurs embarking on first-time ventures and their legal advisers. It will also assist accountants and other professionals involved in the operation of businesses in England and Wales.