Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment / Edition 1

Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment / Edition 1

by David P. Twomey, Marianne M. Jennings
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324217072

ISBN-13: 9780324217070

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook relates legal principles to excerpted cases, with particular attention to contracts, sales and leasing, negotiable instruments, debtor-creditor relationships, agency and employment, business organization, and real property and estates. These topics are discussed as they relate to the legal and social context in which business operates. Twomey teaches

Overview

This textbook relates legal principles to excerpted cases, with particular attention to contracts, sales and leasing, negotiable instruments, debtor-creditor relationships, agency and employment, business organization, and real property and estates. These topics are discussed as they relate to the legal and social context in which business operates. Twomey teaches management at Boston College. Jennings teaches legal and ethical studies at Arizona State University. Both are lawyers. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324217070
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. About The Authors. PART I: THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Nature and Sources of Law. 2. The Court System and Dispute Resolution. 3. Business Ethics, Social Forces, and The Law. 4. The Constitution As The Foundation of The Legal Environment. 5. Government Regulation of Competition and Prices. 6. Administrative Agencies. 7. Crimes. 8. Torts. 9. Intellectual Property Rights and The Internet. 10. The Legal Environment of International Trade. PART II: CONTRACTS. 11. Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting On The Internet. 12. Formation of Contracts: offer and Acceptance. 13. Capacity and Genuine Assent. 14. Consideration. 15. Legality and Public Policy. 16. Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts. 17. Third Persons and Contracts. 18. Discharge of Contracts. 19. Breach of Contract and Remedies. PART III: SALES AND LEASES OF GOODS. 20. Personal Property and Bailments. 21. Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management. 22. Nature and Form of Sales. 23. Title and Risk of Loss. 24. Product Liability: Warranties and Torts. 25. Obligations and Performance. 26. Remedies For Breach of Sales Contracts. PART IV: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 27. Kinds of Instruments, Parties, and Negotiability. 28. Transfers of Negotiable Instruments and Warranties of Parties. 29. Liability of The Parties Under Negotiable Instruments. 30. Checks and Funds Transfers. PART V: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 31. Nature of The Debtor-Creditor Relationship. 32. Consumer Protection. 33. Secured Transactions In Personal Property. 34. Bankruptcy. 35. Insurance. PART VI: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 36. Agency. 37. Third Persons In Agency. 38. Regulation of Employment. 39. Equal Employment Opportunity Law. PART VII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 40. Types of Business Organizations. 41. Partnerships. 42. LPs, LLCs, and LLPs. 43. Corporation Formation. 44. Shareholder Rights In Corporations. 45. Securities Regulation. 46. Accountants' Liability and Malpractice. 47. Management of Corporations. PART VIII: REAL PROPERTY AND ESTATES. 48. Real Property. 49. Environmental Law and Land Use Controls. 50. Leases. 51. Decedents' Estates and Trusts. Appendices. Glossary. Case Index. Subject Index.

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