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Anderson's Business Law and Legal Environment, Comprehensive

Anderson's Business Law and Legal Environment, Comprehensive - 19th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324271126

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ISBN13: 978-0324271126
ISBN10: 0324271123
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 19TH 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $253.50

Anderson's Business Law and Legal Environment, Comprehensive - 19TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324271126

David P. Twomey and Marianne M. Jennings

ISBN13: 978-0324271126
ISBN10: 0324271123
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 19TH 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

A true landmark in legal education, Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment has long guided learners to a practical understanding of business law.

Benefits:

  • NEW! Thinking Things Through: A new critical thinking feature integrated into the text directs students to examine the rationale behind the law.
  • Ethics and the Law: These features are integrated throughout each chapter and are accompanied by questions that encourage students to think through ethical issues in actual business dilemmas facing well known corporations and public figures such as, NBC, Pearl Jam and others.
  • Internet Addresses: A list of relevant Internet addresses appears at the end of every chapter for further research and learning.
  • E-Commerce: A new feature that covers topics such as E-mail privacy, Internet taxes, identity theft, contract formation on the Internet, E-commerce employment rules, electronic signatures, and more.
  • Author Updates: Weekly news and case updates from the authors are available on the text's Web site.
  • NEW! Ethics: In the wake of ethical issues arising out of recent business activities in the news, this newest edition includes discussions on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, accountant liability and more.
  • NEW! Contracts , E-Contracts: and Cyberlaw: Chapter 17 now combines the Form of Contracts and the Interpretation of Contracts into one new chapter that also features electronic formation issues and a new Cyberlaw chapter (11), explains how e-commerce affects contracts, sales, copyrights, privacy, and even torts.
  • NEW! Bailments and Personal Property: Chapter 21 now covers bailments and personal property together. This new combination is a logical one that allows the students to see the interrelationships of these two areas of law.
  • NEW! Insurance and the CPA exam: Chapter 49 contains materials on Insurance and has been relocated. This change parallels the CPA Exam coverage of this topic.
  • NEW! Innovative software options for business and MBA preparation: This text can be bundled with the Becker-Conviser CPA preparatory software, a 4-hour lecture series on CD to help prepare your students for the CPA examination.
  • Fine Tuned: This newest edition creates an imprint for the new principle authors, Twomey and Jennings, featuring a clear and active writing style, updated cases, and concrete examples that make learning exciting and easier for students.
  • Summarized Cases: The cases with Facts and Decisions in the authors' words, feature the strongest, most relevant selection of cases for easy, student comprehension. These cases represent not only historic landmark decisions but also appellate decisions. Memorable one-line introductions precede each case.
  • CPA Preparation: Students can use this text for extensive CPA exam preparation. An icon in the margin identifies all business law content that is covered on the CPA exam. Further practice for the CPA can be done by using the end-of-chapter questions and the study guide where questions for these problems have been drawn from past CPA exams.

Table of Contents

PART 1. THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

1. The Nature and Sources of Law
2. The Court System and Dispute Resolution
3. Business Ethics, Social Forces, and the Law
4. The Constitution as the Foundation of the Legal Environment
5. Government Regulation of Competition and Prices
6. Administrative Agencies
7. The Legal Environment of International Trade
8. Crimes
9. Torts
10. Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet
11. Cyberlaw

PART 2. CONTRACTS

12. Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting on the
13. Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance
14. Capacity and Genuine Assent
15. Consideration
16. Legality and Public Policy
17. Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts
18. Third Persons and Contracts
19. Discharge of Contracts
20. Breach of Contract and Remedies.

PART 3 SALES AND LEASES OF GOODS

21. Personal Property and Bailments
22. Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management
23. Nature and Form of Sales
24. Title and Risk of Loss
25. Product Liability: Warranties and Torts
26. Obligations and Performance
27. Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts

PART 4. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

28. Kinds of instruments, parties, and negotiability
29. Transfers of negotiable instruments and warranties of parties
30. Liability of the parties to negotiable instruments
31. Checks and funds transfers

PART 5. DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS

32. Nature of the Debtor/Creditor Relationship
33. Consumer protection
34. Secured transactions in Personal Property
35. Bankruptcy.

PART 6. AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT

36. Insurance
37. Agency
38. Third persons in agency
39. Regulation of employment
40. Equal employment opportunity law

PART 7: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

41. Types of business organizations
42. Partnerships
43. Ltds, LLCs, and LLPs
44. Corporation Formation
45. Shareholder rights in corporations
46. Securities regulation
47. Accountants' liability and malpractice
48. Management of Corporations

PART 8. REAL PROPERTY AND ESTATES

49. Real property
50. Environmental law and land use controls
51. Leases
52. Decedents' estates and trusts

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