The Legal Environment Today: Business in Its Ethical, Regulatory, E-commerce, and International Settings

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2006-09-22
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
The Foundations
The Legal and International Foundationsp. 1
Ethics and Professional Responsibilityp. 7
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolutionp. 15
The Public Environment
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Businessp. 25
Torts, Cyber Torts, and Product Liabilityp. 31
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimesp. 41
The Private Environment
Intellectual Propertyp. 51
Contract Formationp. 59
Contract Performance, Breach, and Remediesp. 67
Sales, Leases, and E-Contractsp. 75
Business Organizationsp. 85
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcyp. 95
The Employment Environment
Employment Relationshipsp. 107
Equal Employment Opportunitiesp. 115
Labor-Management Relationsp. 123
The Regulatory Environment
Powers and Functions of Administrative Agenciesp. 131
Consumer Protectionp. 137
Protecting the Environmentp. 143
Land-Use Control and Real Propertyp. 151
Promoting Competitionp. 159
Investor Protection and Corporate Governancep. 167
The International Environment
The Regulation of International Transactionsp. 177
Answersp. A-1
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