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Business Law and the Legal Environment (2 Volume Set), v. 2.0 (2 Volume Set)
- By: Don Mayer, Daniel Warner, George Siedel, and Jethro K. Lieberman
- Version: 2.0 other versions
- Pub Date: March 2017
- eISBN: 978-1-4533-8391-9
- Pages: 1238
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Table of Contents:
- About the Authors
- Chapter 1: Introduction to Law and Legal Systems
- Chapter 2: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
- Chapter 3: Courts and the Legal Process
- Chapter 4: Constitutional Law and US Commerce
- Chapter 5: Administrative Law
- Chapter 6: Criminal Law
- Chapter 7: Introduction to Tort Law
- Chapter 8: Introduction to Contract Law
- Chapter 9: The Agreement
- Chapter 10: Free Will, Knowledge, and Capacity (Real Assent)
- Chapter 11: Consideration
- Chapter 12: Legality
- Chapter 13: Form and Meaning
- Chapter 14: Third-Party Rights
- Chapter 15: Discharge of Obligations
- Chapter 16: Remedies
- Chapter 17: Introduction to Sales and Leases
- Chapter 18: Title and Risk of Loss
- Chapter 19: Performance and Remedies
- Chapter 20: Products Liability
- Chapter 21: Bailments and the Storage, Shipment, and Leasing of Goods
- Chapter 22: Nature and Form of Commercial Paper
- Chapter 23: Negotiation of Commercial Paper
- Chapter 24: Holder in Due Course and Defenses
- Chapter 25: Liability and Discharge
- Chapter 26: Legal Aspects of Banking
- Chapter 27: Consumer Credit Transactions
- Chapter 28: Secured Transactions and Suretyship
- Chapter 29: Mortgages and Nonconsensual Liens
- Chapter 30: Bankruptcy
- Chapter 31: Introduction to Property: Personal Property and Fixtures
- Chapter 32: Intellectual Property
- Chapter 33: The Nature and Regulation of Real Estate and the Environment
- Chapter 34: The Transfer of Real Estate by Sale
- Chapter 35: Landlord and Tenant Law
- Chapter 36: Estate Planning: Wills, Estates, and Trusts
- Chapter 37: Insurance
- Chapter 38: Relationships between Principal and Agent
- Chapter 39: Liability of Principal and Agent; Termination of Agency
- Chapter 40: Partnerships: General Characteristics and Formation
- Chapter 41: Partnership Operation and Termination
- Chapter 42: Hybrid Business Forms
- Chapter 43: Corporation: General Characteristics and Formation
- Chapter 44: Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance
- Chapter 45: Corporate Powers and Management
- Chapter 46: Securities Regulation
- Chapter 47: Corporate Expansion, State and Federal Regulation of Foreign Corporations, and Corporate Dissolution
- Chapter 48: Antitrust Law
- Chapter 49: Unfair Trade Practices, the Federal Trade Commission, and Consumer Protection Laws
- Chapter 50: Employment Law
- Chapter 51: International Law
- Chapter 52: Liability and Regulation of Accountants
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Business Law and the Legal Environment
Don Mayer, Daniel Warner, George Siedel, and Jethro K. Lieberman
In writing Business Law and the Legal Environment, all four authors joined together with simple and clear goals:
- To provide students with context and essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues with which managers and business executives must grapple
- To supply students with an extensive coverage of cases in each chapter, demonstrating the concepts of law discussed therein, followed by case questions.
- To supply students with the vocabulary and legal acumen necessary for business people to speak in an educated way with customers, employees, suppliers, government officials — and to their own lawyers
- To encourage students to see national borders as bridges, not barriers
- To provide students with progressive and comprehensive coverage of the principles of international business.
- INTERACTIVE FEATURES:
NOTE: Due to the page count of this textbook, we will ship copies of the textbook in a two-volume set.
This textbook is suitable for these courses: Business Law, Legal Studies
This textbook is suitable for 2 and 4 year institutions.
This text is organized in a straightforward and logical manner, developing information throughout five different sections.
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WHAT'S NEW IN VERSION 2.0? This 2.0 version reflects changes in the law as relevant. For example, there are updated sections on some aspects of commercial paper and banking (regarding computer “apps” that make possible instantaneous deposits and withdrawals from bank accounts); and there is a new section presenting regulations affecting consumer credit transactions (the federal Consumer Finance Protection Agency). This version combines two previous chapters on labor law and employment law into one chapter. A new chapter on accountants’ professional liability has been added. The Instructor’s Manuals have been updated and improved. Many cases are briefed the “old fashioned way”: facts, procedure, issue, holding, reason. We hope this makes it easier for instructors to read the briefs themselves. And the Manuals also include some tips for teaching the material garnered from authors’ own use of the text: where do students have problems? What is useful to mention in Chapter 8, for example, that students will encounter again in Chapter 17? PowerPoint slides have also been updated and improved, as have the test file questions.
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