Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment / Edition 11

Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment / Edition 11

by Richard A. Mann, Barry S. Roberts
     
 

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ISBN-10: 113318863X

ISBN-13: 9781133188636

Pub. Date: 01/31/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and reader-friendly style. Cases are summarized and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required

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This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and reader-friendly style. Cases are summarized and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133188636
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/31/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1152
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND ETHICS. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics. PART TWO: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 3. The Judicial System. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Administrative Law. 6. Criminal Law. 7. Intentional Torts. 8. Negligence and Strict Liability. PART THREE: CONTRACTS. 9. Introduction to Contracts. 10. Mutual Assent. 11. Conduct Invalidating Assent. 12. Consideration. 13. Illegal Bargains. 14. Contractual Capactiy. 15. Contracts in Writing. 16. Third Parties to Contracts. 17. Performance, Breach, and Discharge. 18. Remedies. PART FOUR: SALES. 19. Introduction to Sales and Leases. 20. Performance. 21. Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss. 22. Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability. 23. Remedies. PART FIVE: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 24. Form and Content. 25. Transfer. 26. Holder in Due Course. 27. Liability of Parties. 28. Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers. PART SIX: AGENCY. 29. Relationship of Principal and Agent. 30. Relationship with Third Parties. PART SEVEN: BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS. 31. Formation and Dissolition of General Partnerships. 32. Operation of General Partnerships. 33. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. 34. Nature and Formation of Corporations. 35. Financial Structure of Corporations. 36. Management Structure of Corporations. 37. Fundamental Changes of Corporations. PART EIGHT: DEBTOR AND CREDITOR RELATIONS. 38. Secured Transactions and Suretyship. 39. Bankruptcy. PART NINE: REGULATION OF BUSINESS. 40. Securities Regulation. 41. Intellectual Property. 42. Employment Law. 43. Antitrust. 44. Accountants' Legal Liability. 45. Consumer Protection. 46. Environmental Law. 47.International Business Law. PART TEN: PROPERTY. 48. Introduction to Property and Property Insurance. 49. Bailments and Documents of Title. 50. Interests in Real Property. 51. Transfer and Control of Real Property. 52. Trusts and Wills. APPENDIX A: The Constitution of the United States of America. APPENDIX B: Uniform Commercial Code. APPENDIX C: Uniform Partnership Act. APPENDIX D: Revised Model Business Corporation Act. APPENDIX E: Dictionary of Legal Terms.

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