The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This up-to-date, best-selling book focuses on how the legal environment impacts business decisions. It fully integrates the AACSB curriculum standards with extensive international, ethical and critical thinking examples throughout. Cheeseman and Walker examine how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today's business decisions. The cases are cutting edge, exciting, and engaging, and the reasoning of each case is presented in the language of the court. A seven-part organization covers the legal and ethical environment, domestic and international law, traditional contracts and electronic commerce, agency and business organizations, employment and equal opportunity law, regulatory environment, and property and bankruptcy. For individuals interested in the legalities of business.

Table of Contents

Legal and Ethical Environment
Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking
Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business
Domestic and International Law
Negligence and Intentional Torts
Product and Street Liability
Business Crimes and Criminal Law
Intellectual Property and Information Technology
International and Comparative Law
Traditional Contracts and Electronic Commerce
Formation of Traditional and Online Contracts
Performance of Contracts and Remedies for Breach
Internet Law and Electronic Commerce
Agency and Business Organizations
Agency Law
Entrepreneurship, Sole Proprietorships, and Franchising
Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
Domestic and Multilateral Corporations
Employment and Equal Opportunity Law
Labor and Worker Protection Laws
Equal Opportunity in Employment
Regulatory Environment
Administrative Law and Consumer Protection
Environmental Protection
Antitrust Law
Investor Protection and Securities Regulation
Property And Bankruptcy
Personal and Real Property
Negotiate Instruments, Credit, and Bankruptcy
Case Appendix
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