Contemporary Business Law

Contemporary Business Law

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This market leading text uses summarized cases written in the author's own words to aid students' understanding of Contemporary Business Law topics. This text employs the AACSB curriculum standards throughout the text with extensive international, ethical and critical thinking examples thoroughly intertwined with chapter coverage, distinctive pedagogical boxes, discussion questions, and follow-up exercises. The new edition continues its tradition introducing high interest cases, extensive business applications and an unmatched user-friendly writing style. New to this edition: coverage of the Telecommunications act of 1996, new cases, and "Internet and Cyberspace Law" boxes, "Working the Web" exercises. Free TotaLaw CD-ROM, extensive Web support, and a WebCT Online course are also available. This text competes with Miller & Jentz: Business Law Today, etc.
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  • Hardback | 1040 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 17.8mm | 408.24g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130840513
  • 9780130840516

Table of contents

I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 1. Critical Legal Thinking and the U.S. Constitution 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business 3. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution 4. Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability 5. Intellectual Property Rights 6. Law and Business Crimes 7. International Law and Dispute Resolution II. CONTRACTS 8. Nature and Classification of Contracts and Consideration 9. Capacity and Legality 10. Defenses to the Enforcements of Contracts 11. Third-Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts 12. Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts III. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS 13. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts 14. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts 15. Warranties and Product Liability 16. Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments 17. Holder in Due Course, Liability, and Defenses 18. Checks, Wire Transfers, and the Banking System 19. Credit, Suretyship, and Secured Transactions 20. Bankruptcy and Reorganization IV. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS 21. Agency 22. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises 23. Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies 24. The Nature, Formation, and Financing of Corporations 25.Rights, Duties, and Liability of Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders 26. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Termination of Corporations 27. Securities Regulation and Investor Protection V. GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS 28. Consumer Protection 29. Environmental Protection 30. Employment and Labor Law 31. Equal Opportunity in Employment 32. Antitrust Law VI. PROPERTY 33. Personal Property and Bailments 34. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationship 35. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts APPENDIX Case Appendix
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