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Business Law and the Legal Environment : Standard Volume

Business Law and the Legal Environment : Standard Volume - 17th edition

ISBN13: 978-0538882453

Cover of Business Law and the Legal Environment : Standard Volume 17TH 99 (ISBN 978-0538882453)
ISBN13: 978-0538882453
ISBN10: 053888245X
Edition: 17TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 1999
International: No

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Business Law and the Legal Environment : Standard Volume - 17TH 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0538882453

Ronald A. Anderson, Ivan Fox, David P. Twomey and Marianne M. Jennings

ISBN13: 978-0538882453
ISBN10: 053888245X
Edition: 17TH 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 1999
International: No

Author Bio

Anderson, Ronald A. : Drexel University

Fox, Ivan : Pace University

Twomey, David P. : Boston College

Jennings, Marianne M. : Arizona State University

Director, Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics

Table of Contents

PART I 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.

PART II CONTRACTS.

11. Nature and Classes of Contracts.
12. The Agreement.
13. Capacity and Genuine Assent.
14. Consideration.
15. Legality and Public Policy.
16. Form of Contract.
17. Interpretation of Contracts.
18. Third Persons and Contracts.
19. Discharge of Contracts.
20. Breach of Contract and Remedies.
21. Accountants' Liability and Malpractice.

PART III PERSONAL PROPERTY AND BAILMENTS.

22. Personal Property.
23. Bailments.
24. Legal Aspects of Warehousing, Transportation, Factoring and Hotelkeeping.

PART IV SALES AND LEASES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

25. Nature and Form of Sales.
26. Passage of Title and Risk of Loss: Rights of Parties.
27. Obligations of Performance.
28. Warranties and Other Product Liability Theories.
29. Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts.
30. Consumer Protection.

PART V NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.

31. Kinds of Instruments, Parties and Negotiability.
32. Transfer of Negotiable Instruments.
33. Rights of Holders and Defenses.
34. Checks and Funds Transfers.

PART VI DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONS AND RISK MANAGEMENT.

35. Secured Transactions in Personal Property.
36. Other Security Devices.
37. Bankruptcy.
38. Insurance.

PART VII AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT.

39. Agency. 40. Third Persons in Agency.
41. Regulation of Employment.
42. Equal Employment Opportunity Law.

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