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Law for business

Author: John D Ashcroft; Janet E Ashcroft
Publisher: Mason, Ohio : Thomson/South-Western, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16th edView all editions and formats
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LAW FOR BUSINESS offers a practical approach to law that emphasizes current, relevant topics you need to succeed in contemporary business. Cases throughout the text highlight issues such as trademark infringement, computer tampering, pollution, agency, and employment-at-will. Plus, timely coverage of business ethics and the law gives you new insight into recent corporate scandals and indictments. Ashcroft and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Ashcroft; Janet E Ashcroft
ISBN: 9780324381573 0324381573
OCLC Number: 167650583
Notes: Includes index.
Revised edition of: Law for business / Janet E. Ashcroft, John D. Ashcroft, 15th ed. c2005.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) pages : color illustrations, forms ; 26 cm
Contents: PART I: THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Courts and Court Procedure. 3. Business Torts and Crimes. 4. Government Regulation of Business. PART II: CONTRACTS. 5. Nature and Classes of Contracts. 6. Offer and Acceptance. 7. Capacity to Contract. 8. Consideration. 9. Defective Agreements. 10. Illegal Agreements. 11. Written Contracts. 12. Third Parties and Contracts. 13. Termination of Contracts. PART III: PERSONAL PROPERTY. 14. Nature of Personal Property. 15. Special Bailments. PART IV: SALES. 16. Sales of Personal Property. 17. Formalities of a Sale. 18. Transfer of Title and Risk in Sales Contracts. 19. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Protection. PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 20. Nature of Negotiable Instruments. 21. Essentials of Negotiability. 22. Promissory Notes and Drafts. 23. Negotiation and Discharge. 24. Liabilities of Parties and Holders in Due Course. 25. Defenses. PART VI: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 26. Nature and Creation of an Agency. 27. Operation and Termination of an Agency. 28. Employer and Employee Relations. 29. Employees' Rights. 30. Labor Legislation. PART VII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION. 31. Introduction to Business Organization. 32. Creation and Operation of a Partnership. 33. Dissolution of a Partnership. 34. Nature of a Corporation. 35. Ownership of a Corporation. 36. Management and Dissolution of a Corporation. PART VIII: RISK-BEARING DEVICES. 37. Principles of Insurance. 38. Types of Insurance. 39. Security Devices. 40. Bankruptcy. PART IX: REAL PROPERTY. 41. Nature of Real Property. 42. Transfer of Real Property. 43. Real Estate Mortgages. 44. Landlord and Tenant. 45. Wills, Inheritances, and Trusts.
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