The Legal and Regulatory Environment

The Legal and Regulatory Environment : Contemporary Perspectives in Business

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For the one-semester course in the Legal Environment of Business.This text represents the single most up-to-date book available for the Legal Environment course. Combining straightforward language, a wealth of relevant applications, and the most current and engaging cases, Cheeseman examines how the current government regulations and environment impact today's business decisions. All cases are summarized by the author.show more

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  • Hardback | 720 pages
  • 158.8 x 233.4 x 21.8mm | 756.42g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), forms, maps
  • 0130129542
  • 9780130129543

Table of contents

I. THE LEGAL AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Legal Systems of the World and Critical Legal Thinking. 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business. 3. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. International Law and Dispute Resolution. II. THE PUBLIC ENVIRONMENT. 5. Constitutional and Administrative Law. 6. Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability. 7. Product Liability. 8. Intellectual Property Rights and Cyberspace Law. 9. Criminal Law and Business Crimes. III. THE PRIVATE ENVIRONMENT. 10. Contract Formation and Commercial Law. 11. Contract Performance and International Trade. 12. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, and Franchises. 13. Corporations and Conducting Business in Foreign Countries. 14. Credit Transactions, Negotiable Instruments, and Bankruptcy. IV. THE EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT. 15. Agency. 16. Employment, Labor, and Worker Safety Laws. 17. Equal Opportunity in Employment. V. THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 18. Consumer Protection and Global Regulation of Business. 19. Environmental Protection. 20. Antitrust Law. 21. Investor Protection and Securities and Commodities Regulation.show more

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