9780324303940

Business Law Principles for Today’s Commercial Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324303940

  • ISBN10:

    0324303947

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/27/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Not only helping you to ace your business law course, BUSINESS LAW: PRINCIPLES FOR TODAY'S COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT, Second Edition, also provides the information and resources to assist you in studying for the CPA exam. Based on the #1 business law summarized case text on the market today, this excerpted case version helps you grasp key legal concepts and principles, reinforcing your understanding with applications and examples of real-world dilemmas, issues, and problems. Current, comprehensive, easy-to-understand and fascinating to read, BUSINESS LAW will help you prepare you for every class lecture and gives you all the resources you need to do your best on exams.

Author Biography

David P. Twomey is Professor of Law, Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Member of the Massachusetts and Florida Bars.

Table of Contents

The Legal and Social Environment of Business
The Nature and Sources of Law
The Court System and Dispute Resolution
Business Ethics, Social Forces, and the Law
The Constitution as the Foundation of the Legal Environment
Government Regulation of Competition and Prices
Administrative Agencies
The Legal Environment of International Trade
Crimes
Torts
Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet
Cyberlaw
Contracts
Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting on the Internet
Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance
Capacity and Genuine Assent
Consideration
Legality and Public Policy
Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts
Third Persons and Contracts
Discharge of Contracts
Breach of Contract and Remedies
Sales and Leases Of Goods
Personal Property and Bailments
Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management
Nature and Form of Sales
Title and Risk of Loss
Product Liability: Warranties and Torts
Obligations and Performance
Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts
Negotiable Instruments
Kinds of instruments, parties, and negotiability
Transfers of negotiable instruments and warranties of parties
Liability of the parties under negotiable instruments
Checks and funds transfers
Debtor-Creditor Relationships
Nature of the Debtor/Creditor Relationship
Consumer protection
Secured transactions in Personal Property
Bankruptcy
Insurance
Agency and Employment
Agency
Third persons in agency
Regulation of employment
Equal employment opportunity law
Business Organizations
Types of business organizations
Partnerships
LPs, LLCs, and LLPs
Corporation Formation
Shareholder rights in corporations
Securities regulation
Accountants' liability and malpractice
Management of corporations
Real Property and Estates
Real property
Environmental law and land use controls
Leases
Decedents' estates and trusts
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