Business Law

Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment

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For one/two-semester courses in Business Law.Exceptionally comprehensive-and praised for its writing style and accessibility-this text offers longer cases (edited), with more actual language of the court and includes numerous business-oriented features that make the course more relevant to future managers. It focuses on ethics, social responsibility, contemporary business, application issues, international law, and on the revolution that the Internet and electronic commerce have brought to business and society around the world.show more

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  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 212 x 256 x 50mm | 2,317.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • glossary, indexes
  • 0130879134
  • 9780130879134

Table of contents

I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LAW. 1. Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking. 2. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 4. Comparative and International Law. II. TORTS, CRIMES, AND BUSINESS ETHICS. 5. Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability. 6. Product Liability. 7. Criminal Law and Business Crimes. 8. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business. III. CONTRACTS AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE. 9. Nature of Traditional and Internet Contracts. 10. Agreements. 11. Consideration. 12. Capacity and Legality. 13. Genuineness of Assent. 14. Writing and Contract Form. 15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts. 16. Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts. IV. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INTERNET LAW, AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE. 17. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 18. E-Commerce and Internet Law. V. DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 19. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 20. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts. 21. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 22. Warranties. VI. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 23. Creation of Negotiable Instruments. 24. Transfer of Negotiable Instruments. 25. Holder in Due Course and Defenses. 26. Checks and Wire Transfers. VII. CREDIT AND BANKRUPTCY. 27. Credit and Suretyship. 28. Secured Transactions. 29. Bankruptcy and Reorganization. VIII. AGENCY LAW. 30. Agency Formation and Termination. 31. Liability of Principals and Agents. IX. NONCORPORATE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION. 32. Law for Entrepreneurs. 33. General Partnerships. 34. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships. 35. Limited Liability Companies. 36. Franchises and Licensing. X. CORPORATIONS. 37. Corporate Formation and Financing. 38. Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 39. Mergers and Hostile Takeovers of Corporations. 40. Securities Regulation and Investor Protection. XI. EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW. 41. Employment and Worker Protection Laws. 42. Equal Opportunity in Employment. 43. Labor Relations Law. 44. Liability Accountants. XII. GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 45. Administrative Law and Government Regulation. 46. Consumer Protection. 47. Environmental Protection. 48. Antitrust Law. XIII. PROPERTY. 49. Personal Property and Bailments. 50. Real Property. 51. Landlord-Tenant Relationships. 52. Insurance. 53. Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Case Appendix. Glossary. Case Index. Subject Index.show more

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