The Legal Environment of BusinessVersion 1.0
By Don Mayer, Daniel Warner, George Siedel, and Jethro K. Lieberman
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This textbook is suitable for the following courses: Introductory Legal Environment of Business.
The Legal Environment of Business is a briefer, more focused version of the authors’ comprehensive Business Law and the Legal Environment textbook.This textbook covers all the key topics of business law but has a lighter coverage of business contracts and omits the chapters on sales and leases, banking and commercial paper, wills and estates, insurance, and accountancy. It does, however, include a new chapter on labor management and relations.
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: Contracts
Chapter 9: Products Liability
Chapter 10: Consumer Credit Transactions
Chapter 11: Secured Transactions and Suretyship
Chapter 12: Mortgages and Nonconsensual Liens
Chapter 13: Bankruptcy
Chapter 14: Relationships between Principal and Agent
Chapter 15: Liability of Principal and Agent; Termination of Agency
Chapter 16: Employment Law
Chapter 17: Labor-Management Relations
Chapter 18: Partnerships: General Characteristics and Formation
Chapter 19: Partnership Operation and Termination
Chapter 20: Hybrid Business Forms
Chapter 21: Corporation: General Characteristics and Formation
Chapter 22: Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance
Chapter 23: Corporate Powers and Management
Chapter 24: Securities Regulation
Chapter 25: Corporate Expansion, State and Federal Regulation of Foreign Corporations, and Corporate Dissolution
Chapter 26: Antitrust Law
Chapter 27: Unfair Trade Practices and the Federal Trade Commission
Chapter 28: The Nature and Regulation of Real Estate and the Environment
Chapter 29: Introduction to Property: Personal Property and Fixtures
Chapter 30: Intellectual Property
Chapter 31: The Transfer of Real Estate by Sale
Chapter 32: Landlord and Tenant Law
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