Best Business Law Courses

Find the best online Business Law Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings. We also have a separate page listing only the Free Business Law Courses.

Understanding HIPAA Compliance

This course helps you understand the various rules under HIPAA and how to be compliant with that.

Created by Learnsector LLP - Learn to Win

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Students: 29697, Price: $49.99

Students: 29697, Price:  Paid

This course gives you a basic understanding of the US regulation, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or HIPPA as it is commonly known. The training provides a broader view of the legal and governing background of HIPAA along with the various rules and standards associated with it. In recent years, with the increase in the number of health data breaches, HIPAA has gained a lot of prominence in the healthcare arena. While cyberattacks and ransomware attacks add to the agonies of health insurers and providers, HIPAA assures security and protection.

Copyright made easy

Quickly become highly knowledgable about Copyright law and how to use a copyright to protect your work.

Created by Chris du Toit - Lawyer, Developer and Internet Geek

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Students: 28658, Price: Free

Students: 28658, Price:  Free

Taught by a licensed attorney, Copyright Made Easy is going to give you a comprehensive introduction to Copyright law and how you can use copyrights to protect your work.

Explained in a easy, highly practical manner, you will learn about the different forms of Intellectual property, the requirements to get a copyright, how you get a copyright and how you can further enhance your copyright for additional protection.

The course is conveniently structured in palatable video lectures where you will learn an important new concept in each video. Featuring over 2 hours of video instruction, you will be sure to walk away with a thorough understanding of copyright law. Although thorough, it is always practical and concise.

This course is important for anybody who "creates" work: Websites, articles, songs and more and is looking to protect their effort.

Copyright Protection for Entrepreneurs (Protect Your Work)

Protect Your Blog, Online Content, Photo, Videos and Avoid Copyright Infringement | Copyright Law 101

Created by Sam Mollaei, Esq. - #1 Rated Business Lawyer for Entrepreneurs

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Students: 20894, Price: $139.99

Students: 20894, Price:  Paid

★ JOIN MORE THAN 20,000 STUDENTS WHO HAVE HAVE LEARNED HOW TO COPYRIGHT THEIR WORK ON THEIR OWN!

Whether you’re a blogger, artist, author, photographer, or anyone else who creates works of arts to support yourself, you will need to protect your creative work in the form of copyright protection.

Developing creative works represents an important investment of time, effort, and other valuable resources.

Taking steps to secure your work is an important aspect of protecting your investment.

By the end of this course, you’ll be well-equipped to use copyright protection for your benefit and to avoid serious legal issues with copyright infringement. 

Everything you need to know about copyright is in this course so you don’t have to worry about missing anything.

WHAT IS COPYRIGHT?

Intellectual property rights are legally recognized exclusive rights to creations of the mind. The purpose of intellectual property rights is to promote the progress of artists by giving creators exclusive rights to their works.

As you can imagine, if you created something and everybody had the right to use it without paying you, not very many people would go through the trouble of creating anything!

Copyright is a law that gives you ownership over the things you create. Copyright also allows you to legally protect your creative work.

Copyright protects any kind of creative work, including photos, videos, blogs, books, articles, songs, plays, sculptures, sound recordings, and other creative works. When you create any of these, you own the copyright to it.

Copyright to these creative works are your rights and your rights alone. Unless you willingly give permission for anyone to do any of these, no one can violate them legally.

In general, it’s illegal for anyone use or copy your work without your permission, but there are some exceptions and limitation to Copyright — Fair Use and Public Domain — both which we will cover in detail in this course.

Typically, content creators, authors, artists, photographers, and other creative professionals need copyright protection for their work.

WHY DO I NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?

The Internet is fast becoming a sanctuary of copyright abuse. 

The idea of freedom of information and the ease of posting, copying and distributing messages online has created a false impression that text and graphic posted online are except from copyright protection. However, this is not true.

Copyright law was established not to give the author the right to deny his or her work to other people, but instead to encourage its creation. 

Copyright is a delicate balance between the rights of the creator and the public’s interest.

When it comes to photos, images, and content, when in doubt, assume it’s subject to copyright and don’t use it without the appropriate permission.

There are many free resources for images and videos, whether public domain, licensed creative commons or inexpensive stock images, that you can find as a resource in this course so you really shouldn’t need to use copyright-protected works for your blog, website, or video.

My goal in this course is to help you better understand how to use images, videos, text, and other content in a way that is both legal and respectful of the author’s ownership rights. 

Fair Use may be an exception allowing you to use copyrighted content, but chances are you’ll find your content taken down by your host if the copyright holder disagrees.

★ BONUS CONTENT & TOOLS ★

  • How to Use Content That Isn't Yours - quick but comprehensive summary of what you should do if you want to use any image, video, or content that isn't yours. Don't use anyone else's content until you've reviewed this!

  • Resources of Images You Can Use Without Legal Trouble- it’s common practice to snag photos off Google Images, but just because everyone is doing it doesn’t make it right. In the course you will find a great source of websites you can use to find pictures without worrying about copyright infringement.

  • Resources of Videos You Can Use Without Legal Trouble - You are free to embed any video from YouTube and other video platform on your blog or website as long as it gives you the embed option. That being said, you can’t necessarily use parts from videos on YouTube  to make mashups or as part of another video. Be sure to have permission to use any video that you are cutting, making changes to, or adding to a project.

Thank you for making this the best selling Copyright course on Udemy! I show my gratitude by consistently making new lectures and answering your questions in the course discussion!

What are you waiting for? 

★ Enroll right now!

Trademark Law for Entrepreneurs

Learn what you need to search and file your own trademark, understand the basics of trademark law, save money on lawyers

Created by Dana Robinson - Professor, Attorney, Entrepreneur

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Students: 18165, Price: Free

Students: 18165, Price:  Free

This course is an overview of trademark law that focuses on the questions asked by most entrepreneurs and small businesses.

The course is structured as an interview with Dana Robinson, professor, attorney and entrepreneur. Dana draws from his business and law experience to deliver practical answers to the most common questions.

By the end of this course, the user should be better equipped to understand what trademark law covers. A user will be in a position to save money on attorneys or online filing services. In addition, for users who eventually hire an attorney, this course helps the user to become conversant enough to understand what the attorney is doing, and manage the attorney interaction with far less confusion.

The course is about 45 minutes total, and is set in the casual environment of a local San Diego gastropub.

Copyright Basics: How to Protect Your Work from Piracy

Protect your most valuable asset - your intellectual property.

Created by Len Smith - Freelance copywriter and communications consultant

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Students: 12067, Price: $19.99

Students: 12067, Price:  Paid

You’re an artist… a graphic designer… you’re writing a book… you’ve developed a website, you’re a photographer, you’ve recorded some great music.. .. you’re a start-up.

In that case, you really need to understand how to protect your intellectual property. It could be your most valuable asset- and the easiest to steal.

Someone breaks into Coca Cola’s premises and steals a truck. That’s easy to sort out. A truck is physical. Coca Cola owned the truck, they taxed it, they registered it. They even insured it against theft.

Intellectual property

Your photos. Your designs. Your novel. Your music composition are your intellectual property, so you need to understand the basics of copyright protection.

What will you learn in this Copyright Basics: How to Copyright?

  • The really basic stuff, like how to type a Copyright symbol © on your computer – you know, the little C in a circle in this copyright basics course.
  • The difference between copyright, patenting and trade mark protection. Why protecting a product design is different from a graphic design.
  • The ins and outs of registering copyright – and I’ll explain the dangers in using what’s called ‘Poor man’s Copyright’
  • I’ll reveal all the misconceptions - and there are lots! For example – THERE IS NO EQUIVALENT of the Drugs Enforcement Agency. There ARE no copyright cops. There is no authority that will sort out disputes for you
  • How to find out if someone has already registered a trademark
  • How the music industry and book publishers are protecting themselves against internet Pirate sites.

And I’ll show you how, even as a one-man band, you can get someone who infringes your copyright to desist - without going to law.

In fact, I’ll share a real-life Case Study where another writer copied my own website - wholesale. How I stopped her in one day flat.

AND, I’ll give you lots of really useful links. Plus some interesting anecdotes and history about copyright to amuse you along the way.

Take this Copyright Basics: course right now and learn how to copyright your intellectual property.

Intro to Business Law for Entrepreneurs (+Free Book!)

How do I Protect My Family? What Type of Company to Register. Dealing with Investors. Patents. IPO. Ethics and More.

Created by Chris Haroun - Award Winning MBA Professor, Venture Capitalist and Author.

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Students: 11338, Price: $49.99

Students: 11338, Price:  Paid

#1 Best Selling Business Law Course on Udemy! 

** Chris is the author of the #1 best selling business course on Udemy called "An Entire MBA in 1 Course." ** 

** ACCORDING TO BUSINESS INSIDER: "Haroun is one of the highest rated professors on Udemy, so you can expect to be in good hands through the course of your education." **  

What kind of legal company registration should I set up so that I protect my family and assets if my company gets sued? How do I protect my brand and products and make sure that nobody can copy them? What red flags and issues should I watch out for so that my investors can't take a larger percent of my company if my company has issues? This course will answer all of the aforementioned questions and many more. We will go through the life cycle of a company from founding to a stock market listing (initial public offering) to restructuring and or declaring bankruptcy if needed (there are significant benefits to doing this in many situations).

The course is taught by an award winning business school professor who has started several companies and sits on many boards. He has dealt with many legal issues over the years and he will share a lot of his legal knowledge with you to ensure that you and your family have protection; please also hire a lawyer when starting a company and when dealing with contracts (don't ever do it yourself). Professor Chris Haroun is currently a venture capitalist in the San Francisco Bay Area during the day and a professor at several Bay Area graduate business schools during the evenings.

Introduction to the GDPR In One Hour – The Basic Facts

We'll teach you how the GDPR applies to you in one hour of video.

Created by Training Courses from Innovation Works UK - Business Analysis, Software Development and Data Protection

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Students: 8755, Price: $19.99

Students: 8755, Price:  Paid

Why take this course?

This training course gives you a brief introduction to the GDPR in just one hour of lectures. We cover the main elements of the GDPR that organisations must be aware of and explore some examples to make things clear.

  • One hour of lectures that actually explain what the GDPR is and what it means

  • Focuses on practical GDPR knowledge and how it applies to organisations

  • Downloadable examples documents that relate the GDPR to organisations' behaviour

  • Written by practitioners with real life experience and knowledge of implementing GDPR in large organisations

  • Over 550 Five Star reviews (more than any other GDPR course on Udemy)

  • English subtitles (hand written, not automatically generated)

  • Free supporting materials, quizzes and infographics

  • 30 day money back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose!

We've worked hard to make this a great value course, with supporting materials (such as infographics), complete subtitles in English and quizzes at appropriate points.

What do people think of our course?

We are proud of the feedback we've had so far, here are some examples

  • "Loved this course! I did not know much about the GDPR and this was the perfect course to teach me about it" Mara

  • "Very informative and useful..." Dian

  • "Nice course on GDPR basics." Hrvoje

  • "I liked this course for it's accuracy, shortness and interesting quizzes." Brankica

  • "Found it short and precise!" Alexandra

  • "Very informative and interesting presentation" Mariya

Our course is featured in Udemy for Business as a GDPR training course; we get as lot of students through this route.

Why is understanding the GDPR important?

With a basic understanding of the regulation, an organisation can begin to understand the areas of the regulation that will affect them, and specifically where they need to delve deeper into the requirements to determine what changes will need to be made for their business. We are involved in real life GDPR projects and understand the practicalities of implementing the regulation, this course is directly derived from our experience.

We won't just read you the law, we explain what it means.

Remember, Udemy offers a money back guarantee, so you really do have nothing to lose!

Complete course on trademark search

Discover whether your trademark can be used and registered while protecting your business from trademark conflicts

Created by Ventsislav Stoilov - Intellectual Property Teacher

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Students: 8070, Price: $94.99

Students: 8070, Price:  Paid

Welcome to the Complete course on trademark search - discover whether one trademark can be used and registered in order to protect your business from legal pitfalls.

This advanced course will help you to learn how to do a trademark search on your own. Being able to search for prior registered trademarks and to find out their status is essential when you launch a new brand in the market because this will enable you to avoid the many legal pitfalls.

Every registered trademark gives its owner the right to prohibit somebody else to use it without authorization. This is valid not only for identical trademarks but for similar too. In case that such an event takes place the trademark infringer can face different legal challenges - and even lawsuits.

Taking this into account and the fact that nowadays there are millions of registered trademarks around the world such negative outcomes cannot be ignored. One of the ways to stay on the safe ground is always to run a trademark clearance search in advance, before launching your brand in the market.

From that perspective, if you are a startup company, an entrepreneur, marketing or brand building specialist, law attorney, paralegal, freelancer or just a business owner who deals with brands, this course will be of great help to you.

THIS COURSE WILL GIVE YOU IMPORTANT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ABOUT THE WAY YOU CAN DO A TRADEMARK SEARCH by yourself using the official Patent Offices’ databases of the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Knowing how to deal with these trademark databases, which target some of the leading economies in the world, will provide you with an additional tool to build a good and successful business and marketing strategies for your company.

Why to choose this course?

  • It will help you to build a strong brand name which can distinguish itself from already registered trademarks

  • You will be able to find out early registered trademarks that could represent obstacles for the registration of your own trademark before the Patent offices;

  • Searching for registered trademarks can help you to escape potential legal pitfalls or even lawsuits;

  • You will be able to check whether someone else tries to register a trademark that resembles your own;

  • Acquiring skills to search for trademarks in official databases can save you money and time as well as giving you a clearer view about the chances for your brand name to be registered.

Most of the Patent Offices around the world register trademarks without any prior examination regarding earlier trademark rights. Even in the case of obtaining a trademark registration, this would be no guarantee that the trademark will not infringe on somebody else's rights. In light of this, a preliminary trademark search is critical.

The ability to conduct such searches throughout the brand building process is useful because when you are aware of existing registered identical and similar signs you can easily make changes to your brand name in order to escape conflicts and to create a brand that will have better chances for registration as a trademark.

At the end of the course, you will be able to conduct your own trademark search successfully saving some time and money.

As a bonus, I will also include a full PDF document that covers, in a systematic way, web addresses to all Patent Offices’ databases as well as to all other tools and resources mentioned in the lectures, that you will need to do your own search.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Ventislav or just Ventsi. I’ve been working in the field of intellectual property protection and management for more than 12 years. I’ve participated in many corporate projects for launching new brands in the market and the related process of their registration before the Patent Offices. In that regard, I’ve done many trademark clearance searches that targeted different countries around the world, including the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. From that perspective, I’ve gained significant expertise on how to deal successfully with such trademark searches and in that way to support the relevant brand building and the subsequent registration processes.

What Am I Going to Get From This Course?

  • Lifetime access to the course which covers the most essential aspects of doing a trademark search.

  • Interactive screencast videos that give you a clear view on how to implement a step by step trademark search.

  • Practical tasks throughout the course which will help you to put the knowledge that you will gain into practice.

  • Guidance on common pitfalls and best practices regarding trademark search and how to extract the best results.

Disclaimer: The materials available in this course are for educational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice or opinion. You should contact an attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. The aim of this course is to teach you how to do a search for trademarks on your own, not how to assess trademarks' identity or similarity from a legal point of view. The latter requires in-depth legal knowledge and expertise which varies country by country. The opinions expressed at or through this course are the opinions of the individual author only. This course is not an official course provided by any of the Patent Offices mentioned in it.

How to draft an agreement

how to master drafting and reviewing agreement

Created by Simon Yared - Lawyer/attorney-at-law/psychologist

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Students: 8043, Price: $64.99

Students: 8043, Price:  Paid

Hello and welcome everyone to my new class, where I will teach you how to draft an agreement.

My name is Simon and I’m an attorney at law with 16 years’ experience.

I specialized in Civil and Business law in general and more specifically in corporate law and contracts law.

I have worked in a lot of fields with many companies both locally and internationally. And on countless projects from the public and private transport sector, to agriculture, to food and beverage, restaurants and hospitality, to the banking and financial sector, electronics and technology, and even in the health and cosmetics field.

I have come across all kinds of agreements, from the simplest ones, to the longest, most complex and most tedious ones. And I have always thought that everyone needs to learn a bit about agreements from a practical point of view. I am not talking about the theory behind contracts law, but the applied hands-on approach.

This class is aimed at anyone who in their everyday work need to draft, review and sign small to medium agreements.

This class will benefit also anyone who occasionally needs to enter into agreements. And who among us has not been in such a situation. Whether to rent an apartment, to lease a car or for any kind of services.

Let me start by saying that this class does not pretend to be capable of replacing the advice or the intervention of a professional such as a lawyer or an attorney. You will always need to seek professional help in certain circumstances, especially in overly complicated agreements.

This class rather, will give you some pointers on how to draft an agreement if you cannot or do not want to seek direct professional help. It will also help you to be prepared to review an agreement that was submitted to you, by explaining what are the main issues, the main points to look for in an agreement. What to focus on and what mistakes to avoid.

This class is not a theoretical one; this is not a law school contracts law course. Our main focus is to learn how to practically draft an acceptable agreement. However, some theory relating to the key elements that condition the validity of an agreement are to a certain measure necessary in order to understand the constitution of the agreement.

Our classes will be divided as follows:

  • In our first lesson we will learn briefly about the key elements that condition the validity of an agreement.

  • Our second lesson will be about the preamble of the agreement. In other words the introduction of the agreement, covering the parties thereto and the recitals.

  • The third lesson will revolve around the main text of the agreement starting with the way the latter needs to be formulated and getting to the essential points that need to figure in every agreement.

  • In the fourth lesson, I will go through some of the standard clauses that we most frequently come across in contracts and agreements. I will explain each of these standard articles and give an example of each of them.

The assignment for this class is a standard residential lease agreement from which I have deleted some key clauses or points and that you will have to review and point out what key elements are missing and that need to figure in such an agreement.

Learning Business Contracts for Beginners

An Introductory Guide to Drafting Winning Contracts, Negotiating Well, and Getting What You Want

Created by Eliot Wagonheim - Esquire

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Students: 6170, Price: $39.99

Students: 6170, Price:  Paid

Contracts are the lifeblood of most businesses. Unfortunately, too many people sign them without really understanding what they mean.

Taught by a business attorney nationally recognized as one of the best in the country, this course will teach you everything you need to know to minimize your risk, protect your company and create win-win situations when drafting, negotiating, and signing business contracts. You will learn the basics of business contracts including:

  • How to decode and understand often confusing legal terms.  
  • How to personally craft your own contract
  • What to look for and negotiate when signing the other guy’s contract. 

This is the course that you need to take in order to make sure that you and your company are protected, that you get what you want, and that you can sleep at night without anxiety about your contract.

The EU GDPR – An Introduction

Learn about the General Data Protection Regulations

Created by The DAISI Service - Supporting schools across England

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Students: 5978, Price: Free

Students: 5978, Price:  Free

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are a new set of European Union regulations designed to protect the personal data of EU citizens.

GDPR has far reaching implications for all organisations handling personal data. And organisations have until 25 May 2018 to become complaint with the new regulations.

GDPR will apply to all 'public bodies and authorities', the definition of which is likely to be that used for the Freedom of Information purposes. This includes local authorities, universities, publicly funded museums, state schools and NHS trusts.

GDPR allows any European protection authority to take action against organisations, regardless of where they are based. And enforcement is backed by fines of up to 20 million euros or 4% of group annual global turnover.

Learn about the GDPR in this course. Find out what it is, what is new, and why you need to know about it.

Three Fool-Proof Ways to Protect Yourself From Lawsuits

What your lawyer does not want you to know

Created by Scott Paton - Executive Producer (42 Podcasts, 150+ Udemy courses)

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Students: 5775, Price: $94.99

Students: 5775, Price:  Paid

If Your Assets Aren't Protected...Luck Is The Only Thing Stopping Some Slimy Crook and His Lawyer From Taking Them... Is Luck!

Every Single Day in The United States Alone, 109,589 Lawsuits Are Filed...

Without a system to protect your wealth and assets, they are in danger every single day that you do business. Simply put, just one frivolous lawsuit by one gold digging attorney and your entire life’s work – wealth and assets – can be gone. That’s the biggest reason why I designed Three Secret Ways to Protect Yourself From Lawsuits … to protect myself and good people like you from nuisance lawsuits.

In the California case Peake vs. Underwood, a buyer filed suit two years after purchasing the property stating that the seller had not disclosed the condition of the property when it had been sold. The buyer maintained that both the seller and the listing agent had known that the property had unresolved drainage issues and never told her.

Guess what? The buyer dropped the lawsuit against the seller when she learned that they did not own anything of value. She continued to pursue the listing agent. Why? She was trying to win that “lawsuit lottery” and bluff her way into a settlement – but the sellers had protected themselves. Eventually, the court found her out and ordered her to pay $60,000 in sanctions for the frivolous lawsuits, but who wants to deal with all that silliness? The owners were smart – on paper they didn’t have anything worth suing for.

Now plenty of smart lawyers and accountants can build up a whole façade of protection that would take 4 private investigators and 6 computers to figure out, but in the end, nobody really knows who owns the property in question. Here’s a hint – if you can’t explain it, it won’t work!

Many asset protection plans that folks try to sell become so complicated that not even the client can explain how assets are held or how those assets were transferred. The downside is that those questions can be expected in depositions or a discovery examination, and a failure to fully and clearly explain what happened and why will make the court very suspicious and potentially give the court grounds to begin disregarding entities or setting aside transfers. Most judges start asking themselves, “What is really going on here?” if the structure and transfers are too complicated and not well explained.

This course is an introduction to the three types of Trusts I personally use every day in my business.

Enrol today!

GDPR Essentials – the first 5 steps

A straight forward practical guide to GDPR compliance for your business

Created by LH Group - Data Privacy Specialist at The LH Group

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Students: 5539, Price: Free

Students: 5539, Price:  Free

Our 5 Step GDPR introductory course to take you from zero to compliance so you access the expert support and explanation needed to help you reach compliance for GDPR. The law referred to within this course is correct at 14th May 2018

This is what is included in this easy to follow, clear course

Step 1 – Data Audit – What data do I have? (with spreadsheet)

Step 2 – Data Audit – What do I do with the data that I found in Step 1? (with colour-tabbed Word tables)

Step 3 – Permissions – What are the Permissions which apply to how I process the data (as identified in Step 2).

Step 4  – ‘Legitimate Interest’ – What does it mean and how much of my processing can I fit under this umbrella?

Step 5 – Data Cleansing – a short explanation about why secure destruction of data doesn’t mean hitting the delete key and emptying a recycle bin, together with some options for secure destruction methods to investigate

Intellectual Property WHAT and WHY for Small Businesses

What every small business owner and creative entrepreneur must know about intellectual property.

Created by Kaine Agary - Intellectual Property Specialist

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Students: 4850, Price: $19.99

Students: 4850, Price:  Paid

Intellectual Property is all the buzz in the business space these days. Businesses are leveraging their intellectual property assets to generate revenue and access financing. Intellectual Property represents an important component of a business's value. In fact, intellectual property represents over 90% of the value of the S&P 500 companies and small businesses. As a small business owner in today's digital economy, it is crucially important to protect your business's IP in order to maximise its value.

Without proper management of intellectual property, a business is at risks of both losses and liability from infringement. The starting point for managing your intellectual property is to know what intellectual property is and why it is important for your business. This course will go over the main categories of intellectual property including copyright, trademark, patent, and trade secrets, as well as useful tips for managing your intellectual property.

Two FREE resources are included in this course to help further understanding and start the process of identifying  and managing your intellectual property - the Intellectual Property Primer and the Intellectual Property Self-Audit guide.

This course is a great starting point for anyone who is interested in learning about intellectual property and wants to gain the knowledge to create an intellectual property strategy for their business. It gives a bite-size introduction to WHAT intellectual property is and WHY it is important.

Paralegal Power Breaks

Learn about various aspects of the paralegal career in a short amount of time.

Created by Agility Academy - Take your Career to New Heights!

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Students: 4762, Price: Free

Students: 4762, Price:  Free

Paralegal Power Breaks are ideal for entry level to seasoned paralegals.  These short information packed sessions provide a convenient and useful method for paralegals to learn new concepts, improve on various legal processes, and interact with other paralegals in different locations.  They are provided in order to assist with paralegal career development. The sessions are short, concise, and packed with useful information and resources that can be immediately put to use.

The following topics are covered in these short information packed sessions:

  1. Office Politics
  2. Paralegal Career Advancement Tips
  3. Paralegal Skills Assessment
  4. Legal Research
  5. Legal Technology
  6. Civil Litigation
  7. Civil Trial Procedures
  8. Intellectual Property
  9. eDiscovery
  10. And More

The Legal Support Specialist

The ultimate course for Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals and any legal support staff.

Created by Amarelaw Legal Coaching and Training - Legal Coaching and Training

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Students: 4262, Price: $29.99

Students: 4262, Price:  Paid

This course will walk you through the fascinating role Legal Assistants play in the day-to-day operations of a Legal Department, Legal Office or Legal Team.

Legal support staff are placed in a strategic position within the legal team which enable them to gain exposure, knowledge, information and power that can be used to take that position to higher levels.

Whether thinking on improving your legal support skills and/or moving to the lawyer side, this course will equip you with a wide range of resources to become an expert in your area and to showcase your value to faster and more efficiently pursue and achieve your goals.

Implementing best practices, being up to date with new technologies and developments in the legal field and talking the same “legal language” will help you to master your role and take it to the next level.

Essentials of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs)

The Who, What, When, Where, and How of the World's Most Common Business Contract

Created by AltaClaro Learning - Practical skills for professionals and lifelong learners.

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Students: 3822, Price: Free

Students: 3822, Price:  Free

(Note: this class is for educational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.)

The confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement (NDA) is one of the most common agreements in the business world. In this introductory course, you'll learn about some key provisions, typical contexts, and use cases for NDAs such as acquisitions, employment and consulting arrangements, partnerships, and joint ventures. You'll build a great foundation for learning the topics covered in more advanced courses.

Featuring AltaClaro expert instructors Julie Ryan (Partner, Acceleron Law Group; law professor) and Stephen Kaplitt (Kaplitt Legal Consulting).

Income Tax-Business Use of Home Deduction

Income tax deduction for the business use of your home with demonstrations using tax forms and running tax scenarios

Created by Robert (Bob) Steele - CPA, CGMA, M.S. Tax, CPI

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Students: 3558, Price: $109.99

Students: 3558, Price:  Paid

Business use of your home deduction including practical examples with actual tax forms that allow colleagues to see the concepts in practice and fully comprehend the law and how best to apply it in different situations, circumstances, and scenarios.

The course will discuss qualifications for the business use of the home deduction providing examples where applicable.

We will show how to figure, or calculate, the business use of the home deduction using actual expenses. We will provide demonstrations using tax forms and run scenarios using tax software to demonstrate the calculations.

The course will explain rules specific to a daycare facility and run scenarios related to a daycare facility.

We will demonstrate how to use the simplified method to calculate the business use of your home deduction, provide examples of the simplified method, and compare and contrast the simplified method to the actual expenses method.

The course will also discuss how the business use of your home deduction could affect the sale or exchange of your home and deductions for business furniture and equipment.

We will provide guidance related to recordkeeping practices for the business use of your home deduction.

Negotiate a Joint Venture Agreement

How a technology oriented startup company should negotiate a joint venture agreement with a market leader

Created by Veikko Jaaskelainen - Former Rector of Aalto Business School in Finland

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Students: 2909, Price: $19.99

Students: 2909, Price:  Paid

This course consists of three sections. The first section covers a discussion of joint ventures reported in the media, the length of life of some known joint venture companies as well as the opportunities and risks faced by the parties to a joint venture Company.

The second section lists the issues which the startup Company managers will face in the negotiations.

The third section discusses a list of clauses from a joint venture agreement. To draft a complete agreement the startup Company managers will need the assistance of a professional legal counsel.

U.S Startup & Small Business Registration And Business Law

Startup law course: LLC, C-Corp, S-Corp registration, incorporation, intellectual property protection, and what is legal

Created by Alex Genadinik - Business, Entrepreneurship, SEO, Marketing, Amazon, YouTube

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Students: 2847, Price: $19.99

Students: 2847, Price:  Paid

Refilmed and updated in 2021!

Learn why you need to register your business with the state, how to decide on what business entity to choose (LLC, S corp, C corp or something else), how to protect your intellectual property, basic employment laws, online privacy issues and much more.

You will also learn how to hire a good business lawyer to help you when you will need legal help.

As an entrepreneur, at one point or another, you will need to hire a lawyer. You will also have to understand many of the business law basics like issues with business registration, liability protection, entity types, and more. This course will teach you all that and much more!

Disclaimer: this course is for US law only.

Understand Intellectual Property Law

We'll go over various ways to protect intellectual property and when to use Trademarks, Patents, or non-disclosure agreements. We'll also cover when Trademarks, Patents, or non-disclosure agreements don't work and when not to use them. So by the end of the course, you will know whether you need a trademark, patent, or a non-disclosure agreement.

Still Wondering If This Business Law Online Course Is Right For You? There Is No Risk To Try

Every Udemy course comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. So if you don't get what you hoped out of this business law online course, you can get a full refund. But I am sure you will love the course, so go ahead, sign up, and start learning about business law concerning your company, starting today.

Why Do You Need A Business Law Online Course?

Every new entrepreneur should take this business law online course to become familiar with basic business law that they will need to understand when they start their business. This course will explain how to form your company, how to protect your intellectual property, legal issues associated with hiring and firing employees, and much more.

Protect Your Website: Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy

Write a Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy Agreement for Your Website or Mobile App on Your Own!

Created by Sam Mollaei, Esq. - #1 Rated Business Lawyer for Entrepreneurs

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Students: 2785, Price: $94.99

Students: 2785, Price:  Paid

★ JOIN 2,200+ STUDENTS WHO HAVE PROTECTED THEIR WEBSITE WITHOUT COSTLY LAWYER FEES!

Do you currently run a website or looking to start a website? 

Do you want to protect your website? 

Do you want to write a Terms and Condition or Privacy Policy for your website without costly lawyer fees?

Over 90% of websites and blogs are in violation of a state, federal, or global privacy laws because of inadequate Terms and Condition or Privacy Policy on their website.

Terms and Conditions is a set of rules between you, the website owner, and the visitors of your website.

Having a Terms and Conditions protects your website by preventing abuses, it sets a notice to your readers that you own the content on your website, it allows you to terminate user accounts, sets governing laws, and most importantly, limits your liability.

Having a Terms and Conditions makes sure you’ll have some kind of disclaimer aimed at limiting your liability in case there are errors in your online content.

According to most countries’ privacy laws, including United State’s, you are required to have a written Privacy Policy on your website

Privacy Policy discloses some or all of the ways the website owner gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a user’s data. A privacy policy fulfills the legal requirement to protect a website visitor’s privacy.

Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy are a must for every website or online business.

★ Student review by Dana Peterson, "Thank you for putting this course together and for providing the sample documents to use. I put it to use right away on my own blog. The course was easy to follow and understand."

★ Student review by Sharona Moss, “Sam did a great job providing me all of the specifics of what to do to protect my website. I love how he included so many samples of different things like terms and conditions and private policies. He is clear and concise and I like how he explains it in a way for people without a law background to understand the information. Thank you!"

► WHO AM I?

My name is Sam and I’m a business lawyer in Los Angeles who represents entrepreneurs, creative artists, and business owners with their new and existing businesses.

As a business owner and entrepreneur for over a decade, I have found the legal aspect of business to be daunting and confusing. 

After consulting and teaching business law for many years, I decided to combine my passion in video production and teaching to create online courses to make the legal aspects of business as easy and approachable as possible.

I have a strong passion in sharing my secrets and I hope to inspire you to succeed in your business. I know your time is valuable so I don’t fill up my courses with useless jargon — you only get the necessary information you need to succeed.

Sign up and find out for yourself why so many people are taking and recommending my courses.

► WHY DO I NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?

You are in process of building a beautiful website for your business, when the developer asks for your Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. 

You’ve spent weeks perfecting the landing page, writing your bio, and other online content.

But what about that legal fine print you see linked to the bottom of every website? You doubt anyone will ever read it but you know it’s necessary. 

So do you really need to create a Terms and Conditions page for your website?

Privacy especially will be increasingly important over the next several years and entrepreneurs will increasingly find themselves liable for all kinds of things if it is not drafted correctly.

You can also save money on not having to hire a business lawyer. By taking this course, you don’t need to consult a business lawyer when you’re running a website. Knowing how to protect your website will save you a lot of time and money.

► COURSE TOPICS

  • What is a Terms and Condition Agreement?
  • What Does a Terms and Conditions Do?
  • Who Needs a Terms and Conditions?
  • 5 Reasons Why You Need a Terms and Condition?
  • How to Create Your Terms and Condition?
  • Usable Sample Terms and Condition You Can Use for Your Website
  • What is a Privacy Policy?
  • Who Needs a Privacy Policy?
  • 3 Reasons Why You Need a Privacy Policy?
  • How to Create Your Privacy Policy?
  • Usable Sample Privacy Policy You Can Use for Your Website
  • And much more...

COURSE BONUSES

  • Usable Sample Terms and Conditions You Can Use for Your Website
  • Usable Sample Privacy Policy You Can Use for Your Website
  • Resources & other Tools to Help You Protect Your Website

What makes this course unique is that it’s a comprehensive course on everything you need to know about protecting your website as an entrepreneur and website owner or blogger.

Don’t worry, it’s clear and simple.

► WHAT YOU GET

  • Over 12 video lectures clearly explaining how to protect your website and step-by-step instructions on how you can create your own Terms and Condition and Privacy Policy without a lawyer!
  • Lifetime access, ask questions, and see the newest information available about protecting your website!
  • Avoid paying a business lawyer upwards of $350 an hour for general legal advice
  • Quick actionable resources and links to help you protect your website
  • Ask me, a business lawyer, questions directly. I’ll be updating the content of this course based on your questions. By enrolling in this course, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get personal feedback.
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Discounts on future courses
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with my course for any reason whatsoever, I will offer you a full refund. No questions asked.

Thank you for making this the best selling website protection course on Udemy! I show my gratitude by consistently making new lectures and answering your legal questions in the course discussion!

► What are you waiting for? 

Every day you wait is costing you money!

Don’t forget that this course is covered by Udemy’s 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE - so you don’t have anything to lose.

★ Enroll right now!

The Legal Implications of Social Media in the Workplace

Regulatory and Case Law Considerations for Employers' Social Media Policy Development

Created by Mark Addington - Business Attorney

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Students: 2758, Price: $19.99

Students: 2758, Price:  Paid

Did you know that social media posts may be protected by Federal Law and that firing an employee over their facebook posts could result in SEROUS LEGAL CONSEQUENCES?

This course is designed to help Small Business Owners, Human Resources and Marketing Executives understand some of the legal ramifications in dealing with workplace social media issues. Many businesses are adopting and enforcing policies that may create substantial liability. This course reviews a number of regulations, laws and cases that provide guidance for developing a sound social media policy.


Easily Register a Trademark (On Your Own)

Discover How to Search & Register a Trademark on Your Own • Protect Your Name & Brand • No Trademark Lawyer Necessary

Created by Sam Mollaei, Esq. - #1 Rated Business Lawyer for Entrepreneurs

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Students: 2675, Price: $139.99

Students: 2675, Price:  Paid

★ JOIN MORE THAN 2,000 STUDENTS WHO HAVE HAVE TRADEMARKED THEIR NAME, BRAND, OR LOGO ON THEIR OWN!

Are you an entrepreneur, business owner, or creative artist? 

Do you need to protect your brand, logo, or slogan? 

This course is a comprehensive overview to help you understand trademark law so you can save money and time by trademarking on your own.

Most people are surprised to find out that you don’t need a lawyer to file a trademark. The actual filing of the trademark is fairly simple and a process we will go over in detail here.

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped to understand what trademark is, who needs a trademark, when you should trademark, what can you trademark, look up existing trademarks, and of course, learn the step-by-step process of trademarking on your own.

For less than the cost of one hour of legal work, you’ll be in a great position to save money on trademark attorneys.

★ Student review by Sharona Moss, “So quick. So easy. - This course provided me with ample information in what a trademark is and how to file trademark applications. It really made it easy for me to figure out exactly what I need to correctly and simply produce my own trademark. Thanks for the great class! Can't wait for your next lectures!”

WHO AM I?

My name is Jessica and I’m an intellectual property trademark lawyer who works with entrepreneurs and creative artists. I have filed countless trademark applications on behalf of my clients.

I created this course to ensure that I could help as many people as possible, even the people who can’t pay my rate as an attorney. My goal is to make this course as clear and rewarding as possible and to help you succeed in your business.

WHY DO I NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?

A trademark identifies your goods and services to your customers. It can be the name of your business, your brand, slogan, or logo.

Your trademark is what sets your goods and services apart from your competitors. Your trademark has economic value because it represent the business reputation of the products or services you’re trying to sell.

It’s extremely important to check for existing trademarks before you start any kind of business. You have to determine whether the company name or brand you are planning to use will infringe on an existing trademark.

You may have to remake your entire website and branding that is all over the internet.

This would be an extreme nightmare. This course will help you avoid all of that.

Registration of your trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office allows you to obtain nationwide protection, sue in federal courts, and prevent other businesses from infringing your brand.

You can also save money on not having to hire a lawyer. By taking this course, you don’t need to consult a trademark lawyer every time you need to check whether you will be infringing on another brand’s trademark. Knowing how to do it on your own will save you a lot of time and money.

You've put a lot of time and effort into creating your business. Whether you're just starting out or you're already established, a registered trademark will help expand the protection of your brand nationwide.


COURSE TOPICS

  • What is a trademark?

  • Who needs a trademark?

  • When should you trademark?

  • What can you trademark?

  • Risks of trademarking on your own?

  • How to conduct your own trademark search

  • How to Identify your goods and services and what class of goods and services your mark is to be registered in

  • How to file a trademark application on your own

  • Clear step-by-step guide through the United States Patent and Trademark Office trademark application so you can file a trademark on your own

What makes this course unique is that it’s a comprehensive course on everything you need to know about trademark law to help protect your business and brand.

Don’t worry, it’s clear and simple.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Over 22 video lectures clearly explaining trademark law and step-by-step instructional video on how you can trademark on your own!

  • Lifetime access, ask questions, and see the newest information available about trademark!

  • Avoid paying a trademark lawyer upwards of $350 an hour for filing a trademark on your behalf!

  • Quick actionable resources and links to help you trademark on your own.

  • Ask me questions directly. I’ll be updating the content of this course based on your questions. By enrolling in this course, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get personal feedback.

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Discounts on future courses

  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with my course for any reason whatsoever, I will offer you a full refund. No questions asked.

Thank you for making this the best selling trademark course on Udemy! I show my gratitude by consistently making new lectures and answering your legal questions in the course discussion!

► What are you waiting for? 

Every day you wait is costing you money!

Don’t forget that this course is covered by Udemy’s 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE - you don’t have anything to lose.

★ Enroll right now!

Learn the Contract Basics All the Professionals Know

Understand Contracts Before You Sign

Created by Shelia Huggins - Business Attorney & Lifestyle Strategist

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Students: 2644, Price: Free

Students: 2644, Price:  Free

This is a beginner level course.

It will introduce you to the fundamentals of contract and business law. You'll understand the advantages and disadvantages of term sheets. You'll walk away with an understanding of what the requirements are for contract formation. You'll know who to include during contract negotiations and when you will likely need to amend the contract. Finally, you'll understand the importance of winding down and terminating the contract.

The Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to help you with the following:

  • Understand key concepts that will help decrease ambiguities and inconsistencies in contract language

  • Understand the function of term sheets during preliminary negotiations

  • Learn which parties to include during contract development

  • Understand contract amendments

  • Understand contract termination

The Course Instructor

The course instructor is a North Carolina licensed attorney (since 2002) with over a decade of experience drafting, negotiating, and managing contracts both in the public sector and in a private law firm.

EU GDPR: Employee Awareness Training Certificate 2021

Data Protection course from a Fellow of Information Privacy & Author of Ultimate GDPR Practitioner Guide (2nd Edition)!

Created by Fox Red Risk - Information Security Training for the Udemy Community

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Students: 2642, Price: $99.99

Students: 2642, Price:  Paid

NOW INCLUDES A PROCESSING INVENTORY TEMPLATE TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR GDPR COMPLIANCE!

From the author of the Ultimate GDPR Practitioner Guide (2nd Edition) and an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy comes this employee awareness course to aid you and your organisation achieve compliance with GDPR. You will learn from an established Data Protection Subject Matter Expert what you need to know as an employee in any organisation processing personal data.

GDPR has arrived. and we're now in the third year but still people aren't always aware of what they need to do. The Regulation applied as of 25 May 2018 and it is already affecting organisations large and small as they process the personal data of EU citizens.

If you want to make sure you are doing your bit then enrol and let's get started!

Patents & Trademarks: Learn the Patent and Trademark Process

2 courses in 1. Learn the process for patenting your idea, invention and how to trademark you brand.

Created by Frazer Law - Patent Attorney

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Students: 2405, Price: $19.99

Students: 2405, Price:  Paid

In this two part course you will learn about how to Patent your invention or technology and the Trademark process.

We'll first start with patents, where you'll get an introduction to patents, including what can be patented, type of patents and the process of patent application.

A patent is a right granted to the owner of an invention that prevents others from making, using, importing or selling the invention without  that person's permission. Whether you're an individual, a business or part of a corporate team, if you have idea or invention then you need to learn about how patent law can protect it. Protecting a great idea or invention is important.

You'll learn all about patents. Learn about the process of obtaining a patent, patent law and the protection of ideas. In addition, students will learn about patent infringement and how to search for existing patents.

In the second part of the course we'll go over trademarks.

We'll give you an overview of  trademark law, explaining the difference between trademarks and other kinds of intellectual property.

We'll then demonstrate how to register and  renew a trademark, and what to do if your registration is refused. You'll then learn how to deal with others using your trademark, and how to  respond to a demand letter stating that you are allegedly infringing on someone's trademark. 

GDPR Certification & Preparation to CIPP Certification Test

Guide for GDPR and CCPA compliance with free template documents and compliance checklists + Preparation to CIPP/E test

Created by ICAN Consultancy - ICAN IT LTD

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Students: 2373, Price: $139.99

Students: 2373, Price:  Paid

NEW: We have added an article to explain the differences and similarities of GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The course is a complete A to Z GDPR training, so we will cover everything that you need to know.

Our GDPR training course offer a structured learning path to equip professionals with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to deliver GDPR compliance and also fulfil the role of data protection officer.

Delivered by an experienced and certified GDPR consultant, our training is built on the foundations of our extensive practical experience gained advising on GDPR compliance and related information security standards.

This course provides a complete introduction to the GDPR, and an overview of the implications and legal requirements for organisations, including responding to individuals exercising their data rights, data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) and data breach reporting. 

As a student of this course, you will also get regular updates and access to new additional lectures as they are added. 

This course will not only teach you all the details of GDPR but also includes all the information you need to pass the CIPP/E certification test. There is a dedicated lecture which includes example questions and answers.

After your comments we have also added a case study section where you can find different case studies.

This course comes with the GDPR Course Completion Certificate to show you completed the course and is ideal for your career portfolio and CPD purposes.

Remember this course comes with 'LIFETIME ACCESS' giving you an amazing ongoing reference resource.

Legal English

Legal language and communication skills

Created by Lecturio GmbH - eLearning Company

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Students: 2369, Price: $19.99

Students: 2369, Price:  Paid

Legal English is a field of the English language which deals with law related issues and how to communicate them properly.

This video course includes the three different aspects of legal English:

  • General English skills
  • Specific law and legal skills
  • Communication skills

Lecturer Tim Aghotor guides you through different definitions and explains the following aspects in depth:

  • Common law
  • The English legal system
  • The court system

You will be able to improve core skills like reading comprehension, logical thinking in a legal context and particular wording as well as written legal communication.

Investigator Ethics for the PI, Consumer and Client

Ethics are professional standards that investigators must follow, particularly if retained by an attorney as their agent

Created by Associates In Forensic Investigations by Team Beers - Legal Investigators and Expert Consultants

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Students: 2063, Price: $49.99

Students: 2063, Price:  Paid

Our agency has operated for over 25 years in Colorado, an unlicensed state until 2012 (voluntary, as was our agency) and mandatory in 2015. During this time it was greatly misunderstood that ethics applied to investigators - even a District Court judge ruled that without licensure there are no private investigator ethics in Colorado. This refutes that ruling and informs the student - from consumer to attorney, and interested to veteran private investigator - that there are ethics that must be followed and apply to both investigator/consumer and investigator/attorney relationships. Ethics serve both professional and consumer protection. Only facts obtained ethically can be evidence - facts without ethics is not evidence.

Income Tax for Beginners – Income from Capital Gain

Computation of Taxable Capital Gain

Created by A. Sukumar - Head, Commerce Department, Sri Krishna Adithya College

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Students: 1995, Price: $19.99

Students: 1995, Price:  Paid

Dear Learners

Welcome to my course Income Tax for Beginners - Income from Capital Gain. This is a short course to learn capital gain and taxable income generated from it. Through this course we are going to discuss the following

  • Types of capital assets

  • Types of capital gain

  • Tax effect on capital gain

  • Cost Inflation Index and its impact on purchase price

  • Calculation of indexed purchase price, etc.,

Have a Happy Learning....