Business Law

Business Law

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For one/two-semester courses in Business Law.Exceptionally comprehensive-and praised for its writing style and accessibility-this texts offers longer edited cases, with more of the actual language of the court renderings. It includes numerous business-oriented features that make the course relevant to future managers and integrates throughout ethics and social responsibility, international, contemporary business issues, and e-commerce in every morsel of the text.
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  • Hardback | 1200 pages
  • 222 x 284 x 48mm | 2,680.72g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0131009419
  • 9780131009417

Table of contents

I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LAW. 1. Legal, Business, and E-Commerce Environment. 2. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 4. Intentional Torts and Negligence. 5. Product and Strict Liability. 6. Business and Online Crimes. 7. Ethics and Social Responsibility. 8. International and Comparative Law. II. TRADITIONAL AND E-COMMERCE CONTRACTS. 9. Nature of Traditional and E-Commerce Contracts. 10. Agreements. 11. Consideration. 12. Capacity and Legality. 13. Genuineness of Assent. 14. Writing and E-Commerce Signature Law. 15. Third-Party Right and Discharge. 16. Remedies for Breach of Traditional and Online Contracts. III. INTERNET LAW, DOMAIN NAMES, AND E-COMMERCE. 17. Intellectual Property and Information Technology. 18. E-Commerce and Internet Law. IV. 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. Sales and Lease Warranties. V. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS AND BANKING. 23. Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments. 24. Holder in Due Course and Liability. 25. Checks and Digital Banking. VI. CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY. 26. Credit and Suretyship. 27. Secured Transactions. 28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization. VII. AGENCY. 29. Agency Formation and Termination. 30. Liability of Principals and Agents. VIII. ENTREPRENEURS AND NONCORPORATE FORMS OF BUSINESS. 31. Entrepreneurs and Sole Proprietorships. 32. General Partnerships. 33. Limited Partnerships and limited Liability Partnerships. 34. Limited Liability Companies. IX. DOMESTIC AND MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS. 35. Formation and Operation of Corporations. 36. Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 37. Mergers and Takeovers of Corporations. 38. Investor Protection and Online Securities. 39. Franchising and Licensing. X. EMPLOYMENT AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LAW. 40. Employment and Worker Protection Laws. 41. Equal Opportunity in Employment. 42. Labor Relations Law. 43. Liability of Accountants. XI. GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 44. Administrative Law and Government Regulation. 45. Consumer Protection. 46. Environmental Protection. 47. Antitrust Law. XII. PROPERTY, INSURANCE, AND ESTATES. 48. Personal Property and Bailments. 49. Real Property. 50. Landlord-Tenant Relationships. 51. Insurance. 52. Wills and Estates.
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About Henry R. Cheeseman

EXCITING NEW COVERAGE U. S. Supreme Court Cases-The fifth edition of Business Law features numerous new U. S. Supreme Court cases highlighting decisions from the most recent sessions of the Court that affect business, as well as the landmark decisions of the Court. The reasoning of the decisions is in the language of the court. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business-Chapter 7, "Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business" has been updated to provide materials and cases covering the recent failure of corporate governance, and includes a discussion on corporate citizenship and the corporate social audit. Special new "Business Ethics" boxes added throughout the book include "Enron Corporation Plunges into Bankruptcy" and "General Motors Hit with Billion-Dollar Judgment." International Law-Chapter 8, "International and Comparative Law" provides updated coverage of China's entry into the World Trade Organization and the pending creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas. New "International Law" boxes added throughout the book include "Federal Antiterrorism Act of 2001" and the "International Criminal Court." Business Law Online Resource Center-A new online resource center provides professors and students with exciting hypothetical cases; real case summaries; an interactive historical timeline of statutes; and other online materials to develop important legal concepts and issues. Intellectual Property and Internet Law-Chapter 17, "Intellectual Property and Information Technology," and Chapter 18, "Internet Law, Domain Names, and E-Commerce," add coverage of the new Federal Electronic Signatures Act and the protection of Internet domain names. Special "E-Commerce & Information Technology" boxes added throughout the book elude Napster Unplugged by the Court" and "Wal-Mart Knocks Off Designer Clothes." Assignment Materials-At the end of each chapter, "Working the Web Internet Exercises" require students to work through interactive Web-based activities; "Critical Legal Thinking Cases" encourage the application of students' analytical skills; "Business Ethics Cases" require students to consider ethics in making business decisions; and "Briefing the Case Writing Assignments" gives students experience in briefing cases. Cheeseman's Business Law, Fifth Edition has the most comprehensive and modern coverage of business law, the legal environment, business ethics, international law, e-commerce, and Internet law available. Please take a look at the Table of Contents and the Preface to see the coverage of this new fifth edition.
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