9780073377667

The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073377667

  • ISBN10:

    007337766X

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/20/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

In 1963, the first edition of Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business, authored by Bob Corley, started a new course emphasizing the legal environment in which business is conducted. By focusing on the public nature of how government regulates business activities, rather than simply how businesses privately make transactions, a movement away from traditional Business Law began. Through its previous 14 editions, The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business has been the leader in setting the standard for materials covered in an introduction to the legal and regulatory environment of business.

Table of Contents

Law as the Foundation of Business
The Ethical Basis of Law and Business Management
The Court System
Litigation
Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems
The Constitution and Regulation of Business
The Property-Based Legal System
Introduction to Contracts – Classifications, Terminology, and Formation
Contractual Issues – Form, Interpretation, Performance, and Discharge
Torts in the Business Environment
Intellectual Property in the Property System
Criminal Law and Business
International Law
Formation and Operation of Business Organizations
Sarbanes-Oxley and Securities Regulations
Antitrust Laws – Regulating Competition
Consumer Protection
Environmental Laws and Pollution Control
Agency and Employment Laws
Discrimination in Employment
Labor-Management Relationship
Case Briefing and Legal Study Tips
Sample Complaint
The Constitution of the United States of America
Selected Sections of Article 2 of Uniform Commercial Code
Selected Sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Selected Sections of Securities Act of 1933
Selected Sections of Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Glossary
Index
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