Business Law in Canada (Alberta Version)

Business Law in Canada (Alberta Version)

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Appropriate for one-semester courses in Business Law at both college and university levels in Alberta. This Alberta-specific text proceeds beyond general principles of law and describes the case law and particular statutory provisions that regulate business in Alberta. Legal concepts and Canadian business applications are introduced in a concise, one-semester format. The text is structured so that five chapters on contracts form the nucleus of the course, and the balance provides stand-alone sections that the instructor may choose to cover in any order. The design is more reader-friendly, with a visually-appealing four-colour format as well as case synopses and extracts to enliven the solid text. The result is a book that maintains the strong legal content of previous editions while introducing more real-life examples of business law in more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 25mm | 1,098g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130824488
  • 9780130824486

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Introduction to the Legal System. II. THE FUNDAMENTALS. 2. The Law of Torts. 3. Formation of Contracts. 4. Formation of Contracts (continued). 5. Factors Affecting the Contractual Relationship. 6. The End of the Contractual Relationship. III. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 7. Sales and Consumer Protection. 8. Priority of Creditors. 9. Negotiable Instruments (formerly ch 13). IV. EMPLOYMENT AND AGENCY. 10. Employment (formerly ch 9). 11. Agency (formerly ch 10). V. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 12. Sole Proprietorship and Partnership (formerly ch 11). 13. Corporations (formerly ch 12). VI. PROPERTY. 14. Personal and Intellectual Property and Insurance. 15. Real Property. VII. DEALING WITH GOVERNMENT. 16. Environmental Law and the Regulation of Canadian Business. Appendix 1: Case Studies. Table of Statutes. Table of Cases. more