9780324654554

Business Law Today, Standard Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324654554

  • ISBN10:

    0324654553

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: STANDARD EDITION is the ideal guide to the law and what it means in the business world--from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, BUSINESS LAW TODAY includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life--from the USA Patriot Act's effect on constitutional rights to the national "Do Not Call" registry. Fascinating features and intriguing cases highlight the material's practicality.

Table of Contents

Unit One: 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 Crimes
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Unit Two
Nature and Classification
Agreement and Consideration
Capacity and Legality
Defenses to Contract Enforceability
Third Party Rights and Discharge
Breach and Remedies
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
Business Organizations
Agency Relationships in Business
Sole Proprietorships and Private Franchises
Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Corporate Formation, Merger, and Termination
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance
Government Regulation
Promoting Competition in a Global Context
Consumer and Environmental Law
Labor and Employment 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
Appendices
How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
The Constitution of the United States
The Uniform Commercial Code
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Answers to Even-Numbered For Review Questions
Sample Answers for End-of- Hypothetical Questions with Sample Answer
Case Excerpts for Case Analysis Questions
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