9780324303957

Essentials of Business Law And the Legal Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324303957

  • ISBN10:

    0324303955

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/6/2006
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and student-friendly style. Cases are summarized by the authors and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. The text covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Law and Ethics
Introduction to Law
Business Ethics
The Legal Environment Of Business
Civil Dispute Resolution
Constitutional Law
Administrative Law
Criminal Law
Intentional Torts
Negligence and Strict Liability
Contracts
Introduction to Contracts
Mutual Assent
Conduct Invalidating Assent
Consideration
Illegal Bargains
Contractual Capacity
Contracts in Writing
Third Parties to Contracts
Performance, Breach, and Discharge
Contract Remedies
Sales
Introduction to Sales and Leases
Performance
Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss
Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability
Sales Remedies
Negotiable Instruments
Form and Content
Transfer
Holder in Due Course
Liability of Parties
Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers
Agency
Relationship of Principal and Agent
Relationship with Third Parties
Business Associations
Formation and Internal Relations of General Partnerships
Operation and Dissolution of General Partnerships
Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
Nature and Formation of Corporations
Financial Structure of Corporations
Management Structure of Corporations
Fundamental Changes of Corporations
Debtor and Creditor Relations
Secured Transactions and Suretyship
Bankruptcy
Regulation of Business
Securities Regulation
Intellectual Property
Employment Law
Antitrust
Accountants' Legal Liability
Consumer Protection
Environmental Law
International Business Law
CyberLaw
Property
Introduction to Property, Property Insurance, Bailments, and Documents of Title
Interests in Real Property
Transfer and Control of Real Property
Trusts and Wills
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