9780130879134

Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment

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    9780130879134

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    0130879134

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

For one/two-semester courses in Business Law. Exceptionally comprehensiveand praised for its writing style and accessibilitythis text offers longer cases (edited), with more actual language of the court and includes numerous business-oriented features that make the course more relevant to future managers. It focuses on ethics, social responsibility, contemporary business, application issues, international law, and on the revolution that the Internet and electronic commerce have brought to business and society around the world.

Table of Contents

UNIT I The Legal Environment of Domestic and International Law
Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking
1(17)
Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution
18(28)
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
46(20)
Comparative and International Law
66(24)
UNIT II Torts, Crimes, and Business Ethics
Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability
90(26)
Product Liability
116(21)
Criminal Law and Business Crimes
137(23)
Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business
160(19)
UNIT III Contracts and Electronic Commerce
Nature of Traditional and Internet Contracts
179(15)
Agreements
194(17)
Consideration
211(14)
Capacity and Legality
225(21)
Genuineness of Assent
246(15)
Writing and Contract Form
261(17)
Third-Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts
278(21)
Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts
299(21)
UNIT IV Intellectual Property, Internet Law, and Electronic Commerce
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
320(29)
E-Commerce and Internet Law
349(28)
UNIT V Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts
Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
377(17)
Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts
394(16)
Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
410(22)
Warranties
432(18)
UNIT VI Negotiable Instruments
Creation of Negotiable Instruments
450(18)
Transfer of Negotiable Instruments
468(16)
Holder in Due Course and Defenses
484(23)
Checks and Wire Transfers
507(19)
UNIT VII Credit and Bankruptcy
Credit and Suretyship
526(18)
Secured Transactions
544(19)
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
563(24)
UNIT VIII Agency Law
Agency Formation and Termination
587(17)
Liability of Principals and Agents
604(19)
UNIT IX Noncorporate Business Organizations
Law for Entrepreneurs
623(14)
General Partnerships
637(22)
Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships
659(18)
Limited Liability Companies
677(25)
Franchises and Licensing
702(20)
UNIT X Corporations
Corporate Formation and Financing
722(25)
Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
747(27)
Mergers and Hostile Takeovers of Corporations
774(21)
Securities Regulation and Investor Protection
795(26)
UNIT XI Employment and Labor Law
Employment and Worker Protection Laws
821(16)
Equal Opportunity in Employment
837(25)
Labor Relations Law
862(16)
Liability of Accountants
878(19)
UNIT XII Government Regulation
Administrative Law and Government Regulation
897(17)
Consumer Protection
914(21)
Environmental Protection
935(20)
Antitrust Law
955(27)
UNIT XIII Property
Personal Property and Bailments
982(23)
Real Property
1005(18)
Landlord-Tenant Relationships
1023(17)
Insurance
1040(20)
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
1060(19)
Case Appendix 1079(48)
Glossary 1127(38)
Case Index 1165(28)
Subject Index 1193

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