Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law: The Legal, Global, Digital and Ethical Environment / Edition 4

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This is the most modern business law and legal environment book available. Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law, 4/e provides readers with the most extensive and cutting edge coverage of the emerging area of information technology and e-commerce law. The book showcases over 40 new U.S. Supreme Court Cases that have been decided during the past three years, plus over 120 traditional cases. An eight-part presentation covers the legal, e-commerce, and global environment; traditional and e-commerce contracts; e-commerce and information technology; commercial and internet transactions; employment and equal opportunity laws; domestic and multinational business; government regulation; and property and insurance. For entrepreneurs who want to start a business and investigate the legal issues unique to them, and others interested in business law.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130348524
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 6/19/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1088
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 1.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit I The Legal, E-Commerce, and Global Environment
1 Legal, Business, and E-Commerce Environment 2
2 Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution 24
3 Constitutional Law for Commerce and Information Technology 54
4 Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability 90
5 Business and Online Crimes 121
6 International and Comparative Law 151
7 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business 177
Unit II Traditional and E-Commerce Contracts
8 Nature of Traditional and E-Commerce Contracts 200
9 Agreement and Consideration 214
10 Capacity and Legality 236
11 Writing and E-Commerce Signature Law 256
12 Third-Party Rights and Discharge 280
13 Remedies for Breach of Traditional and Online Contracts 300
Unit III E-Commerce and Information Technology
14 Intellectual Property and Internet Law 322
15 Electronic Commerce and Information Technology Licensing 352
Unit IV Commercial and Internet Transactions
16 Formation of Sales, Lease, and Internet Contracts 380
17 Performance of Sales, Lease, and Internet Contracts 406
18 Product Liability and Warranties 430
19 Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments 458
20 Holder in Due Course and Liability 486
21 Checks and Digital Banking 509
22 Credit and Secured Transactions 530
23 Bankruptcy and Reorganization 553
Unit V Employment and Equal Opportunity Laws
24 Agency 582
25 Employment and Labor Law 610
26 Equal Opportunity in Employment 636
Unit VI Domestic and Multinational Business
27 Entrepreneurship, Franchising, and Licensing 664
28 Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies 690
29 Domestic and Multinational Corporations 718
30 Directors, Officers, and Shareholders 745
31 Mergers and Takeovers of Corporations 773
32 Investor Protection and Online Securities Transactions 797
Unit VII Government Regulation
33 Administrative Law and Consumer Protection 826
34 Environmental Protection 854
35 Antitrust Law 878
Unit VIII Property and Insurance
36 Personal Property and Bailments 910
37 Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationship 930
38 Insurance and Estates 958
App. A Uniform Commercial Code (2000 Official Text), Article 2 983
Glossary 997
Case Index 1025
Subject Index 1033
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