The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business

The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business : Contemporary Perspectives in Business

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For Legal Environment of Business courses. This best-selling text focuses on how the legal environment impacts business decisions. This text represents the single most up-to-date book available for the Legal Environment course. It fully integrates the AACSB curriculum standards throughout the text with extensive international, ethical and critical thinking examples. Cheeseman examines how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today's business decisions. The cases 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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  • Hardback | 774 pages
  • 203.2 x 256.54 x 38.1mm | 1,564.89g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130330264
  • 9780130330260

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I. DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking. 2. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 4. International and Comparative Law. II. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ENVIRONMENT. 5. Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability. 6. Product Liability. 7. Business Crimes and Criminal Law. 8. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business. III. INTERNET AND E-COMMERCE ENVIRONMENT. 9. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 10. Electronic Commerce and Domain Names. IV. COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 11. Traditional and Internet Contracts. 12. Contract Performance and International Trade. 13. Entrepreneurship, Franchising, and Licensing. 14. Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. 15. Domestic and Multinational Corporations. 16. Negotiable Instruments and Bankruptcy. V. EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT. 17. Employment Law and Agency. 18. Labor and Worker Protection Laws. 19. Equal Opportunity in Employment. VI. REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 20. Administrative Law and Consumer Protection. 21. Environmental Protection. 22. Antitrust Law. 23. Investor Protection and Securities Regulation. 24. Property and Land Use Control. Case Appendix. Glossary. Index.show more

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