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.
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 (booknews.com)
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), ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT (Eleventh 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 coauthor of BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS (Eleventh Edition), ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT (Eleventh Edition), and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.