The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce

The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce : International Edition

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For courses in Legal Environment of Business. This best-selling text focuses on how the legal environment impacts business decisions, representing the single most up-to-date book available for the Legal Environment course. It fully integrates the AACSB curriculum standards with extensive international, ethical and critical thinking examples throughout. Plus, Cheeseman examines how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today's business decisions. The cases in the Fourth Edition are cutting edge, exciting, and engaging, and the reasoning of each case is presented in the language of the court.show more

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  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 219 x 273 x 32mm | 1,746g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0131327976
  • 9780131327979

Table of contents

I. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking. 2. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 4. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business. II. DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LAW. 5. Negligence and Intentional Torts. 6. Product and Street Liability. 7. Business Crimes and Criminal Law. 8. Intellectual Property and Information Technology. 9. International and Comparative Law. III. TRADITIONAL CONTRACTS AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE. 10. Formation of Traditional and Online Contracts. 11. Performance of Contracts and Remedies for Breach. 12. Internet Law and Electronic Commerce. IV. AGENCY AND BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 13. Agency Law. 14. Entrepreneurship, Sole Proprietorships, and Franchising. 15. Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. 16. Domestic and Multilateral Corporations. V. EMPLOYMENT AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LAW. 17. Labor and Worker Protection Laws. 18. Equal Opportunity in Employment. VI. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 19. Administrative Law and Consumer Protection. 20. Environmental Protection. 21. Antitrust Law. 22. Investor Protection and Securities Regulation. VII. PROPERTY AND BANKRUPTCY. 23. Personal and Real Property. 24. Negotiate Instruments, Credit, and Bankruptcy. Case Appendix. Glossary. Index.show more