9780324595741

Business Law Today Comprehensive

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324595741

  • ISBN10:

    0324595743

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/2/2009
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Immersing students in the excitement of intriguing new cases and the latest developments in the field, the Seventh Edition of this successful textbook brings real-world energy to the study of business law-without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that instructors want in a textbook. Students respond to each chapter's visually engaging, carefully-crafted learning tools, which illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems-and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate in the United States and globally.

Table of Contents

The Legal Environment of Business
The Legal Environment
Constitutional Law
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Torts and Cyber Torts
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Contracts
Nature and Classification
Agreement
Consideration
Capacity and Legality
Genuineness of Assent
The Statute of Frauds
Performance and Discharge
Breach and Remedies
Third Party Rights
E-Contracts and E-Signatures
Sales and Lease Contracts
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Title and Risk of Loss
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Warranties and Product Liability
Negotiable Instruments
Negotiability and Transferability
Rights and Liabilities of Parties
Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Debtor -Creditor Relationships
Security Interests in Personal Property
Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship
Bankruptcy
Business Organizations
Agency Relationships in Business
Sole Proprietorships and Private Franchises
Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Corporate Formation and Financing
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Termination
Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance
Government Regulation
Administrative Law
Antitrust Law
Consumer Law
Environmental Law
Employment, Labor, and Immigration Law
Employment Discrimination
Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals
Property and Its Protection
Personal Property and Bailments
Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law
Insurance, Wills, and Trusts
The International Legal Environment
International Law in a Global Economy
How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
The Constitution of the United States
The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Sample Answers for End-of-Chapter Hypothetical Questions with Sample Answers
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