Business Law Principles for Today’s Commercial Environmentby Twomey, David P.; Jennings, Marianne M.
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In addition to preparing you to ace your business law course, Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment, Third Edition, provides information and resources to assist you in studying for the CPA exam. This book helps you grasp key legal concepts and principles by reinforcing your understanding through applications and examples of real-world dilemmas, issues, and problems.
Current, comprehensive, easy-to-understand and fascinating to read, Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment will help prepare you for class and give you all the resources you need to succeed in your business law course.
Twomey and Jennings' Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment is the excerpted case (language of the court) version of business law's #1 summarized case text. Updated throughout, the Third Edition of this text presents exceptionally clear discussions of law at the right level of detail for the typical undergraduate student—offering the comprehensive coverage you require without overwhelming students with unnecessary detail.
Based on the extensive teaching experience of the authors, this text offers an incredible wealth of integrated examples and applications that feature current events and familiar situations to help students grasp critical legal concepts, as well as clear and thorough guidance in helping students prepare for the CPA exam. In addition to the book's feature boxes and case summaries, numerous brief examples and applications are marked "For Example" so students can easily find them as they progress through each chapter’s narrative.
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|
|The Legal Environment of International Trade|
|Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet|
|Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting on the Internet|
|Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance|
|Capacity and Genuine Assent|
|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|
|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|
|Nature of the Debtor/Creditor Relationship|
|Secured transactions in Personal Property|
|Agency and Employment|
|Third persons in agency|
|Regulation of employment|
|Equal employment opportunity law|
|Types of business organizations|
|LPs, LLCs, and LLPs|
|Shareholder rights in corporations|
|Accountants' liability and malpractice|
|Management of corporations|
|Real Property and Estates|
|Environmental law and land use controls|
|Decedents' estates and trusts|
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