Business Law and the Regulatory Environment: Concepts and Cases / Edition 9

Business Law and the Regulatory Environment: Concepts and Cases / Edition 9

by Michael B. Metzger

Product Details

McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
Irwin Legal Studies in Business Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.29(h) x 2.02(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Foundations of American Law
1The Nature of Law2
2The Resolution of Private Disputes21
3Business and the Constitution39
4Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Control and Governance of Corporations62
Pt. 2Crimes and Torts
6Intentional Torts111
7Negligence and Strict Liability131
8Unfair Competition153
Pt. 3Contracts
9Introduction to Contracts176
10The Agreement: Offer192
11The Agreement: Acceptance210
13Reality of Consent243
14Capacity to Contract263
17Rights of Third Parties318
18Performance and Remedies334
Pt. 4Sales
19Formation and Terms of Sales Contracts360
20Product Liability380
21Performance of Sales Contracts404
22Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts422
Pt. 5Property
23Personal Property and Bailments444
24Real Property466
25Landlord and Tenant498
26Estates and Trusts517
Pt. 6Credit
27Introduction to Credit and Secured Transactions540
28Security Interests in Personal Property563
Pt. 7Commercial Paper
30Negotiable Instruments620
31Negotiation and Holder in Due Course638
32Liability of Parties665
33Checks and Documents of Title690
Pt. 8Agency Law
34The Agency Relationship714
35Third-Party Relations of the Principal and the Agent733
Pt. 9Partnership Law
36Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships752
37Operation of Partnership and Related Forms771
38Dissolution, Winding Up, and Termination of Partnerships788
39Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies805
Pt. 10Corporations
40History and Nature of Corporations820
41Organization and Financial Structure of Corporations836
42Management of Corporations858
43Shareholders' Rights and Liabilities888
44Securities Regulation913
45Legal Responsibilities of Accountants951
Pt. 11Regulation of Business
46Administrative Agencies976
47The Federal Trade Commission Act and Consumer Protection Laws1001
48Antitrust: The Sherman Act1018
49The Clayton Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities1047
50Employment Law1078
51Environmental Law1107
Pt. 12Special Topics
52The Legal Environment for International Business1131
App. A The Constitution of the United States of AmericaA-2
App. B Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts from the Official Text - 1990)B-1
Glossary of Legal Terms and DefinitionsG-1

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