9780324061963

Business Law and the Regulation of Business

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324061963

  • ISBN10:

    032406196X

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/25/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Praised by students for its accurate and straightforward coverage of the law, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS illustrates how legal concepts can be applied to common business situations. All of the cases have the facts and decision summarized for clarity, while the opinion is edited to preserve the language of the court. Both landmark and current cases are included. Portions of the text covering commonly tested areas on the CPA exam are marked to help you succeed on the exam.

Author Biography

Barry S. Roberts is currently professor of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Richard A. Mann is currently professor of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is past president of the Southeastern Regional Business Law Association.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction to Law and Ethics 1(40)
Introduction to Law
2(14)
Business Ethics
16(25)
PART 2 The Legal Environment of Business 41(126)
Civil Dispute Resolution
42(28)
Constitutional Law
70(19)
Administrative Law
89(16)
Criminal Law
105(17)
Intentional Torts
122(22)
Negligence and Strict Liability
144(23)
PART 3 Contracts 167(188)
Introduction to Contracts
168(17)
Mutual Assent
185(20)
Conduct Invalidating Assent
205(20)
Consideration
225(19)
Illegal Bargains
244(16)
Contractual Capacity
260(15)
Contracts in Writing
275(23)
Third Parties to Contracts
298(17)
Performance, Breach, and Discharge
315(18)
Contract Remedies
333(22)
PART 4 Sales 355(108)
Introduction to Sales and Leases
356(21)
Performance
377(20)
Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss
397(18)
Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability
415(25)
Sales Remedies
440(23)
PART 5 Negotiable Instruments 463(102)
Form and Content
464(17)
Transfer
481(17)
Holder in Due Course
498(23)
Liability of Parties
521(19)
Bank Deposits. Collections, and Funds Transfers
540(25)
PART 6 Agency 565(44)
Relationship of Principal and Agent
566(18)
Relationship with Third Parties
584(25)
PART 7 Business Associations 609(166)
Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships
610(31)
Operation of General Partnerships
641(18)
Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
659(20)
Nature and Formation of Corporations
679(24)
Financial Structure of Corporations
703(20)
Management Structure of Corporations
723(32)
Fundamental Changes of Corporations
755(20)
PART 8 Debtor and Creditor Relations 775(58)
Secured Transactions and Suretyship
776(32)
Bankruptey
808(25)
PART 9 Regulation of Business 833(202)
Securities Regulation
834(30)
Intellectual Property
864(21)
Employment Law
885(27)
Antitrust
912(25)
Accountants' Legal Liability
937(12)
Consumer Protection
949(21)
Environmental Law
970(20)
International Business Law
990(20)
Cyber Law
1010(25)
PART 10 Property 1035
Introduction to Property and Property Insurance
1036(21)
Bailments and Documents of Title
1057(16)
Interests in Real Property
1073(20)
Transfer and Control of Real Property
1093(19)
Trusts and Wills
1112
APPENDICES
A The Constitution of the United States of America
A-2
B Uniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions)
B-1
C Uniform Partnership Act
C-1
D Revised Uniform Partnership Act (Selected Provisions)
D-1
E Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Selected Provisions)
E-1
F Dictionary of Legal Terms
F-1
Index I-1

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