Business Law Today Comprehensive (with Online Legal Research Guide)

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-01-18
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Immersing students in the excitement of intriguing new cases and the latest developments in the field, the Seventh Edition of this successful textbook brings real-world energy to the study of business law-without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that instructors want in a textbook. Students respond to each chapter's visually engaging, carefully-crafted learning tools, which illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems-and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate in the United States and globally.

Table of Contents

The Legal Environment of Business
The Legal Environment
Constitutional Law
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Torts and Cyber Torts
Intellectual Property
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Nature and Classification
Capacity and Legality
Genuineness of Assent
The Statute of Frauds
Performance and Discharge
Breach and Remedies
Third Party Rights
Sales and Lease Contracts
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Title and Risk of Loss
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Warranties and Product Liability
Negotiable Instruments
Negotiability and Transferability
Rights and Liabilities of Parties
Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money
Debtor-Creditor Relationships
Secured Transactions
Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship
Business Organizations
Agency Relationships in Business
Sole Proprietorships and Franchises
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Corporate Formation and Financing
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Termination
Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
Government Regulation
Administrative Law
Antitrust Law
Consumer Law
Environmental Law
Employment and Labor Law
Employment Discrimination
Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals
Property and Its Protection
Personal Property and Bailments
Real Property
Insurance, Wills, and Trusts
The International Legal Environment
International Law in a Global Economy
How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems [this appendix will also be on the Web site]
The Constitution of the United States
The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
The Uniform Partnership Act
The Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Excerpts)
The Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (Excerpts)
The Restatement (Second) of Torts (Excerpts)
The Restatement (Third) of Torts (Excerpts)
The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 (Excerpts)
The Securities Act of 1933 (Excerpts)
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts)
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Excerpts)
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (Excerpts)
The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (Excerpts)
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 (Excerpts)
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Interpretations)
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