Business Law and the Legal EnvironmentVersion 2.0
By Don Mayer, Daniel Warner, George Siedel, and Jethro K. Lieberman
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Business Law or Legal Environment (one- or two- semester course).
Business Law and the Legal Environment provides comprehensive coverage of all essential concepts across the entire range of legal issues that businesses face and contains excerpts from key cases for each topic area. This book is comparable to the Clarkson, Miller, Cross Business Law textbook. The authors also give students the vocabulary and legal acumen necessary for business people to communicate in an educated way with colleagues, customers, suppliers and government officials. Students are also provided with progressive and comprehensive coverage of the principles of international business.
New in This Version
- Reflects the changes in the law as relevant.
- New section presenting regulations affecting consumer credit transactions.
- Combination of two previous chapters on labor law and employment law into one chapter.
- New chapter on accountants’ professional liability has been added.
- All Instructor Supplements have been updated and improved.
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
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