The Law and Business Administration in Canada
Appropriate for courses in Business Law at college and university levels. Over 400,000 college and university students have studied business law with this classic text since it was first published in 1964. Written in clear language for the business student, without sacrificing precision of meaning, it provides the most comprehensive examination of Canadian business law on the market.
- Hardback | 860 pages
- 208.28 x 256.54 x 40.64mm | 1,769g
- 29 Jun 2000
- Pearson Canada, Toronto
- Prentice-Hall (Canada)
- Scarborough, Canada
- 9th edition
Table of contents
Preface. Explanation of Abbreviations. Table of Statutes. Table of Cases. I. THE LAW IN ITS SOCIAL CONTEXT. 1. Law and Society. 2. The Machinery of Justice. II. TORTS. 3. The Law of Torts. 4. Professional Liability. III. CONTRACTS. 5. Formation of a Contract: Offer and Acceptance. 6. Formation of a Contract: Consideration and Intention to Create Legal Relations. 7. Formation of a Contract: Capacity to Contract and Legality of Object. 8. Grounds Upon Which a Contract May be Impeached: Mistake. 9. Grounds Upon Which a Contract May Be Impeached: Misrepresentation, Undue Influence, and Duress. 10. The Requirement of Writing. 11. The Interpretation of Contracts. 12. Privity of Contract and the Assignment of Contractual Rights. 13. The Discharge of Contracts. 14. The Effect of Breach. 15. Remedies for Breach. IV. SPECIAL TYPES OF CONTRACT. 16. The Sale of Goods. 17. Leasing and Bailment. 18. Insurance and Guarantee. 19. Agency and Franchising. 20. The Contract of Employment. 21. Negotiable Instruments. V. PROPERTY. 22. Intellectual Property. 23. Interests in Land and their Transfer. 24. Landlord and Tenant. 25. Mortgages of Land and Real Estate Transactions. VI. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS: THEIR FORMS, OPERATIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 26. Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships. 27. The Nature of a Corporation and Its Formation. 28. The Internal Affairs of Corporations. 29. The External Responsibilities of a Corporations. VII. CREDITORS AND DEBTORS. 30. Secured Transactions. 31. Creditor's Rights. VIII. THE MODERN LEGAL ENVIRONMENT FOR BUSINESS. 32. Government Regulation of Business. 33. International Business Transactions. 34. Electronic Commerce. Bibliography. Index.