9780324786699

Business Law Principles for Today’s Commercial Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324786699

  • ISBN10:

    0324786697

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/5/2010
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

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
Administrative Agencies
The Legal Environment of International Trade
Crimes
Torts
Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet
Cyber law
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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