Business Law and the Regulation of Business

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-04-23
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Praised by students for its accurate and straightforward coverage of the law, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS illustrates how legal concepts can be applied to common business situations. All of the cases have the facts and decision summarized for clarity, while the opinion is edited to preserve the language of the court. Both landmark and current cases are included. Portions of the text covering commonly tested areas on the CPA exam are marked to help you succeed on the exam.

Author Biography

Barry S. Roberts is currently professor of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

Introduction to lawp. 2
Business ethicsp. 15
Civil dispute resolutionp. 44
Constitutional lawp. 69
Administrative lawp. 89
Criminal lawp. 106
Intentional tortsp. 123
Negligence and strict liabilityp. 145
Introduction to contractsp. 170
Mutual assentp. 186
Conduct invalidating assentp. 207
Considerationp. 224
Illegal bargainsp. 243
Contractual capacityp. 260
Contracts in writingp. 275
Third parties to contractsp. 298
Performance, breach, and dischargep. 315
Contract remediesp. 332
Introduction to sales and leasesp. 352
Performancep. 373
Transfer of title and risk of lossp. 394
Product liability : warranties and strict liabilityp. 411
Sales remediesp. 437
Form and contentp. 462
Transferp. 478
Holder in due coursep. 494
Liability of partiesp. 517
Bank deposits, collections, and funds transfersp. 537
Relationship of principal and agentp. 562
Relationship with third partiesp. 581
Formation and internal relations of general partnershipsp. 608
Operation and dissolution of general partnershipsp. 631
Limited partnerships and limited liability companiesp. 658
Nature and formation of corporationsp. 677
Financial structure of corporationsp. 700
Management structure of corporationsp. 719
Fundamental changes of corporationsp. 752
Secured transactions and suretyshipp. 770
Bankruptcyp. 803
Securities regulationp. 830
Intellectual propertyp. 860
Employment lawp. 881
Antitrustp. 907
Accountants' legal liabilityp. 928
Consumer protectionp. 941
Environmental lawp. 964
International business lawp. 983
Introduction to property, property insurance, bailments, and documents of titlep. 1004
Interests in real propertyp. 1031
Transfer and control of real propertyp. 1050
Trusts and willsp. 1067
The constitution of the United States of America A-2
Uniform commercial code (selected provisions) B-1
Uniform Partnership Act C-1
Revised uniform partnership act (selected provisions) D-1
Revised Model Business Corporation Act (selected provisions) E-1
Dictionary of legal terms F-1
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