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Business law and the legal environment

Author: Jeffrey F Beatty; Susan S Samuelson; Dean Bredeson
Publisher: Mason, Ohio : South-Western Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed., standard edView all editions and formats
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Uses examples and scenarios to lead students through the full breadth of business law. This book equips students for business challenges and shows them through practice how legal concepts apply to  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey F Beatty; Susan S Samuelson; Dean Bredeson
ISBN: 9781111530600 1111530602
OCLC Number: 741539116
Description: xxxi, 1167, [187] pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: UNIT I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. 3. Dispute Resolution. 4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law. 5. Constitutional Law. 6. Intentional Torts and Business Torts 7. Negligence and Strict Liability. 8. Crime. 9. International Law. UNIT II: CONTRACTS. 10. Introduction to Contracts. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Legality. 14. Capacity and Consent. 15. Written Contracts. 16. Third Parties. 17. Performance and Discharge. 18. Remedies. 19. Practical Contracts. UNIT III: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 20. Introduction to Sales. 21. Ownership and Risk. 22. Warranties and Product Liability. 23. Performance and Remedies. UNIT IV: ADDITIONAL CPA TOPICS 24. Secured Transactions. 25. Creating a Negotiable Instrument. 26. Liability for Negotiable Instruments. 27. Accountants' Liability. UNIT V: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW 28. Agency Law. 29. Employment Law. 30. Labor Law. UNIT VI: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 31. Starting a Business: LLCs and Other Options. 32. Partnerships. 33. Life and Death of a Corporation. 34. Corporate Management. 35. Shareholders. 36. Securities Regulation. 37. Bankruptcy. UNIT VII: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 38. Antitrust. 39. Consumer Law. 40. Environmental Law. UNIT VIII:CYBERLAW. 42. Intellectual Property. 43. Real Property and Landlord Tenant. 44. Personal Property and Bailment. 45. Planning for the Future: Estates and Insurance.
Responsibility: Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson, Dean A. Bredeson.
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