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Essentials of contemporary business law

Author: Henry R Cheeseman
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed for concise courses in Business Law, this one-semester book employs all of the features found in Cheeseman books written for the traditional two-semester course. Perfect for shorter courses,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry R Cheeseman
ISBN: 0130804002 9780130804006
OCLC Number: 39169944
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows NT or Macintosh.
Contents: UNIT I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Critical Legal Thinking and the U.S. Constitution. 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business. 3. Judicial, Alternative, and International Dispute Resolution. 4. Intentional Torts, Negligence & Strict Liability. 5. Intellectual Property Rights. 6. Criminal Law and Business Crimes. UNIT II. CONTRACTS. 7. Nature and Classification of Contracts. 8. Agreement and Consideration. 9. Capacity and Legality. 10. Defenses to the Enforcement of Contracts. 11. Third-Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts. 12. Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts. UNIT III. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 13. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 14. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts. 15. Warranties and Product Liability. 16. Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments. 17. Holder in Due Course, Liability, and Defenses. 18. Checks, Wire Transfers, and the Banking System. 19. Credit, Suretyship, and Secured Transactions. 20. Bankruptcy and Reorganization. UNIT IV. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 21. Agency. 22. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises. 23. Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. 24. The Nature, Formation, and Financing of Corporations. 25. Rights, Duties, and Liability of Corporate Directors, Officers and Shareholders. 26. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Termination of Corporations. 27. Securities Regulation and Investor Protection. UNIT V. PROPERTY. 28. Personal Property and Bailments. 29. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationship. 30. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. Appendix A: Critical Legal Thinking Cases. Case Index. Index. Glossary.
Responsibility: Henry R. Cheeseman.

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