9780324062939

Fundamentals of Business Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324062939

  • ISBN10:

    0324062931

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/25/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This brief paperback text presents a clear and comprehensive treatment of what every student should know about business law. Summarized cases are integrated throughout each chapter to illustrate key legal points in an easy, accessible format.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE The Legal and E-Commerce Environment of Business 1(88)
Sources of Business Law and the Global Legal Environment
2(28)
Courts and Procedures
30(24)
E-Commerce and Dispute Resolution
54(24)
Ethics and Social Responsibility
78(11)
UNIT TWO Torts, Crimes, and Cyberlaw 89(64)
Torts
90(18)
Business Torts, Intellectual Property, and Cyberlaw
108(21)
Criminal Law
129(24)
UNIT THREE Contracts 153(92)
Nature and Classification
154(11)
Agreement and Consideration
165(18)
Capacity and Legality
183(14)
Assent and Form
197(16)
Third Party Rights and Discharge
213(17)
Breach and Remedies
230(15)
UNIT FOUR Sales, Lease, and E-Commerce Contracts 245(96)
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
246(23)
Title and Risk of Loss
269(14)
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
283(18)
Warranties and Product Liability
301(19)
E-Contracts
320(21)
UNIT FIVE Negotiable Instruments 341(48)
Negotiability, Transferability, and Liability
342(22)
Checks, Banking, and Cyberbanking
364(25)
UNIT SIX Debtor-Creditor Relationships 389(48)
Secured Transactions
390(22)
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
412(25)
UNIT SEVEN Employment Relations 437(44)
Agency Relationships
438(19)
Employment Law
457(24)
UNIT EIGHT Business Organizations 481(90)
Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies
482(25)
Corporate Formation, Financing, and Termination
507(27)
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
534(17)
Investor Protection
551(20)
UNIT NINE Property and Its Protection 571(56)
Personal Property and Bailments
572(16)
Real Property
588(17)
Insurance, Wills, and Trusts
605(22)
UNIT TEN Special Topics 627
Professional Liability
628
Appendixes
A How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
646
B The Constitution of the United States
649
C The Uniform Commercial Code (Excepts)
657
D Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English
786
Glossary G-1
Table of Cases TC-1
Index I-1

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