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Essentials of Business Law and The Legal Environment

Essentials of Business Law and The Legal Environment - 7th edition

Essentials of Business Law and The Legal Environment - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780324040524

ISBN10: 0324040520

Essentials of Business Law and The Legal Environment by Richard A. Mann and Barry S. Roberts - ISBN 9780324040524
Edition: 7TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2001
International: No
Essentials of Business Law and The Legal Environment by Richard A. Mann and Barry S. Roberts - ISBN 9780324040524

ISBN13: 9780324040524

ISBN10: 0324040520

Edition: 7TH 01

Summary

This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and reader-friendly style. Cases are summarized and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND ETHICS.

1. Introduction to Law.
2. Business Ethics.

PART II: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS.

3. The Judicial System.
4. Constitutional Law.
5. Administrative Law.
6. Criminal Law.
7. Intentional Torts.
8. Negligence and Strict Liability.

PART III: CONTRACTS.

9. Introduction to Contracts.
10. Mutual Assent.
11. Conduct Invalidating Assent.
12. Consideration.
13. Illegal Bargains.
14. Contractual Capacity.
15. Contracts in Writing.
16. Third Parties to Contracts.
17. Performance, Breach, and Discharge.
18. Remedies.

PART IV: SALES.

19. Introduction to Sales and Leases.
20. Performance.
21. Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss.
22. Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability.
23. Remedies.

PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.

24. Form and Content.
25. Transfer.
26. Holder in Due Course.
27. Liability of Parties.
28. Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers.

PART VI: AGENCY.

29. Relationship of Principal and Agent.
30. Relationship with Third Parties.

PART VII: BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS.

31. Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships.
32. Operation of General Partnerships.
33. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.
34. Nature and Formation of Corporations.
35. Financial Structure of Corporations.
36. Management Structure of Corporations.
37. Fundamental Changes of Corporations.

PART VIII: DEBTOR AND CREDITOR RELATIONS.

38. Secured Transactions and Suretyship.
39. Bankruptcy.

PART IX: REGULATION OF BUSINESS.

40. Securities Regulation.
41. Intellectual Property.
42. Employment Law.
43. Antitrust.
44. Accountants' Legal Liability.
45. Consumer Protection.
46. Environmental Law.
47. International Business Law.

PART X: PROPERTY.

48. Introduction to Property and Property Insurance.
49. Bailments and Documents of Title.
50. Interests in Real Property.
51. Transfer and Control of Real Property.
52. Trusts and Wills.

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