9780324654547

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law Today The Essentials

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324654547

  • ISBN10:

    0324654545

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/26/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS is your concise 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. The text's companion website includes resources to help you study, such as sample answers to the end-of-chapter case problem features; videos clips for use with in-text video questions; Internet exercises; and interactive quizzes for every chapter.

Table of Contents

The Historical and Constitutional Foundations
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Torts and Cyber Torts
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Contracts: Nature, Classification, Agreement, and Consideration
Contracts: Capacity, Legality, Assent, and Form
Contracts: Third Party Rights, Discharge, Breach, and Remedies
E-Contracts and E-signatures
Sales and Leases: Formation, Title, and Risk
Sales and Leases: Performance and Breach
Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Law
Negotiable Instruments
Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
Agency
Employment Law
The Entrepreneur's Options
Corporations
Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance
Promoting Competition in a Global Context
Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance
Real Property and Environmental Law
International Law in a Global Economy
Appendices
How to Brief and Analyze Case Problems
The Constitution of the United States
The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Answers to Even-Numbered For Review Questions
Answers for End-of-Chapter Hypothetical Questions with Answers
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