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Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard

Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0324152876

Cover of Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard 3RD 04 (ISBN 978-0324152876)
ISBN13: 978-0324152876
ISBN10: 0324152876
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard - 3RD 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324152876

Jeffrey F. Beatty and Susan S. Samuelson

ISBN13: 978-0324152876
ISBN10: 0324152876
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 3RD 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Business Law and the Legal Environment was written to convey the author's passion for an exciting and profoundly important discipline. This comprehensive text meets all AACSB curriculum standards and provides excellent CPA exam preparation. It is filled with the human conflict that can make a law book sparkle. It utilizes innovative, story-telling pedagogy, fascinating cases and business applications that are sure to create student interest. Witness the difference in this business law text that is authoritative and accurate yet a pleasure to read.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT.
1. Introduction to Law.
2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
3. Dispute Resolution.
4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law.
5. Constitutional Law.
6. Intentional Torts and Business Torts.
7. Negligence and Strict Liability.
8. Crime.
9. International Law.

UNIT 2. CONTRACTS.
10. Introduction to Contracts.
11. Agreement.
12. Consideration.
13. Legality.
14. Capacity and Consent.
15. Written Contracts.
16. Third Parties.
17. Performance and Discharge.
18. Remedies.

UNIT 3. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS.
19. Introduction to Sales.
20. Ownership and Risk.
21. Warranties and Product Liability.
22. Performance and Remedies.
23. Creating a Negotiable Instrument.
24. Liability for Negotiable Instruments.
25. Liability for Negotiable Instruments: Banks and Their Customers.
26. Secured Transactions.
27. Bankruptcy.

UNIT 4. AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW.
28. Agency: The Inside Relationship.
29. Agency: The Outside Relationship.
30. Employment Law.
31. Labor Law.

UNIT 5. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.
32. Starting a Business.
33. Partnerships.
34. Life and Death of a Corporation.
35. Corporate Management.
36. Shareholders.
37. Securities Regulation.
38. Accountants: Liability and Professional Responsibility.

UNIT 6. GOVERNMENT REGULATION.
39. Antitrust.
40. Consumer Law.
41. Environmental Law.

UNIT 7. PROPERTY AND CYBERLAW.
42. Cyberlaw.
43. Intellectual Property.
44. Real Property.
45. Landlord-Tenant.
46. Personal Property.
47. Planning for the Future: Estates and Insurance.

APPENDIX A. THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
APPENDIX B. UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.