Business Law and the Regulation of Business / Edition 10

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This text provides a concise explanation of the statutory and case law that affects business with the objective of enabling students to use the law as a source for business decision-making. Excellent preparation for CPA exams and numerous critical thinking features are particular strengths of this text. This sixth edition continues the tradition of authoritative, accurate, and up-to-date presentation of the law.
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New edition of a text that provides broad coverage of business law and the legal environment. Mann and Roberts (both of the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the U. of North Carolina) present ten chapters that include many case studies, managerial and consumer insights, practical advice, and ethical and critical thinking questions. Topics cover an introduction to law and ethics, the legal environment of business, contracts, sales, negotiable instruments, agency, business associations, debtor and creditor relations, regulation of business, and property. New to this edition is a cyberlaw chapter and references to web sites containing primary legal materials and other relevant material. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324786606
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 1296
  • Sales rank: 1,212,446
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard A. Mann received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is professor of Business Law emeritus at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is past president of the Southeastern Regional Business Law Association. Professor Mann is a member of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, and the North Carolina Bar (inactive). Professor Mann has written extensively on a number of legal topics, including bankruptcy, sales, secured transactions, real property, insurance law, and business associations. He has received the AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL'S award both for the best article and for the best comment and has, in addition, served as a reviewer and staff editor for the publication. Professor Mann is a coauthor of BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS (Eleventh Edition), SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW (Sixteenth Edition), and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.

Barry S. Roberts received a B.S. in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He served as a judicial clerk for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prior to practicing law in Pittsburgh. Professor Roberts is currently professor of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a member of Who's Who in American Law and the North Carolina and Pennsylvania Bars (inactive). He has written numerous articles on such topics as antitrust, products liability, constitutional law, banking law, employment law, and business associations. Professor Roberts has been a reviewer and staff editor for the AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL. He is a coauthor of BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS (Eleventh Edition), SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW (Sixteenth Edition), and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Law 2
2 Business Ethics 16
3 The Judicial System 40
4 Constitutional Law 68
5 Administrative Law 87
6 Criminal Law 103
7 Intentional Torts 122
8 Negligence and Strict Liability 144
9 Introduction to Contracts 168
10 Mutual Assent 184
11 Conduct Invalidating Assent 205
12 Consideration 222
13 Illegal Bargains 240
14 Contractual Capacity 256
15 Contracts in Writing 270
16 Third Parties to Contracts 293
17 Performance, Breach, and Discharge 309
18 Remedies 327
19 Introduction to Sales 348
20 Performance 369
21 Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss 389
22 Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability 407
23 Remedies 431
24 Form and Content 456
25 Transfer 472
26 Holder in Due Course 487
27 Liability of Parties 509
28 Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers 528
29 Relationship of Principal and Agent 552
30 Relationship with Third Parties 572
31 Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships 598
32 Operation of General Partnerships 627
33 Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies 644
34 Nature and Formation of Corporations 663
35 Financial Structure of Corporations 687
36 Management Structure of Corporations 711
37 Fundamental Changes of Corporations 740
38 Secured Transactions and Suretyship 760
39 Bankruptcy 793
40 Securities Regulation 820
41 Intellectual Property 848
42 Employment Law 867
43 Antitrust 893
44 Accountants' Legal Liability 916
45 Consumer Protection 931
46 Environmental Law 953
47 International Business Law 978
48 Introduction to Property and Property Insurance 1000
49 Bailments and Documents of Title 1020
50 Interests in Real Property 1036
51 Transfer and Control of Real Property 1055
52 Trusts and Wills 1075
App. A The Constitution of the United States of America
App. B Uniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions)
App. C Uniform Partnership Act
App. D Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Selected Provisions)
App. E Dictionary of Legal Terms
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