Managing the Law

Managing the Law : Legal Aspects of Doing Business, The

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A book for business students: aims to help students learn how to think like successful business people. Engaging design encourages students to participate actively rather than merely read passively. Focuses on the key concept of risk management. Business people should know enough about the law to identify legal issues and arrange their affairs so as to avoid difficulties. Moreover, they should know enough about the law to recognize when it is appropriate to obtain expert advice from the legal profession. Tone is intelligent and student-friendly: accessible and comprehensible, regardless of the reader's background. Appropriate for students who are studying the legal aspects of any of the following areas: Accounting, Business administration, Commerce, Finance, Management, Marketing, Office Administration.
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  • Hardback | 704 pages
  • 203.2 x 259.08 x 30.48mm | 1,428.81g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130127671
  • 9780130127679

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW. Unit 1. INTRODUCTION TO LAW. 1. The Legal System and Risk Management. II. PRIVATE LAW REGULATION OF BUSINESS. Unit 2. CONTRACTS. 2. The Nature and Creation of Contracts. 3. Consideration and Privity. 4. Representations and Terms. 5. Contractual Defects. 6. Discharge and Breach. 7. Remedies for Breach of Contract. 8. Special Types of Contracts: Sale of Goods. 9. Special Types of Contracts: Negotiable Instruments. Unit 3. TORTS. 10. Introduction to Tort and Intentional Torts. 11. Miscellaneous Torts Affecting Business. 12. Negligence. Unit 4. PROPERTY. 13. Real Property: Interests and Leases. 14. Real Property: Sales and Mortgages. 15. Personal Property. Unit 5. BUSINESS LAW IN THE DIGITAL AGE. 16. Knowledge-Based Businesses and Intellectual Property Rights. 17. Electronic Commerce. III. METHODS OF CARRYING ON A BUSINESS. Unit 6. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 18. Business Organizations. 19. Legal Rules for Corporate Governance. 20. Agency. Unit 7. PRACTICAL BUSINESS DECISIONS. 21. Secured Transactions. 22. Dealing with Bankruptcy and Insolvency. IV. PUBLIC LAW REGULATION OF BUSINESS. Unit 8. SOURCES AND FORMS OF PUBLIC LAW REGULATION. 23. Government Regulation of Business. 24. Doing Business in a Global Economy. V. PART FIVE: EMPLOYMENT LAW. Unit 9. EMPLOYMENT AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. 25. Individual Employment. 26. Organized Labour.
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