Contemporary Business Law and E-Commerce Law / Edition 5

Contemporary Business Law and E-Commerce Law / Edition 5

by Henry R. Cheeseman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131496603

ISBN-13: 9780131496606

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book provides the richest selection of landmark (traditional) and contemporary (within the last three years) cases for business students, including more cases on information technology and e-commerce law than any other book.Topics present a summarized/brief approach to cases.

This edition contains over 75 new cases that have been decided in the past three

Overview

This book provides the richest selection of landmark (traditional) and contemporary (within the last three years) cases for business students, including more cases on information technology and e-commerce law than any other book.Topics present a summarized/brief approach to cases.

This edition contains over 75 new cases that have been decided in the past three years, including ones covering IT and e-Commerce — dedicated chapters cover Intellectual Property and Internet Law, and Electronic Commerce and Information Technology Licensing. Over 45 “Online Commerce & Internet Law” boxes focus on the legal issues businesses face as they either launch new Internet ventures or rise to the challenge of incorporating on-line technologies into their existing business models.

For those in Business Law professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131496606
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1032
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.66(d)

Table of Contents

TOC

UNIT I The Legal and Ethical Environment 1

1 Legal Heritage and Critical Legal Thinking 1

2 Constitutional Law for Business and Online Commerce 24

3 Traditional, Alternative, and E-Commerce Dispute Resolution 43

4 Torts and Privacy 72

5 Intellectual Property and Internet Law 101

6 Business and Cyber Crimes 124

7 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business 149

 

UNIT II Contracts 170

8 Nature of Traditional and Online Contracts 170

9 Agreement and Consideration 184

10 Capacity and Legality 205

11 Reality of Consent and Writing 224

12 Third-Party Rights and Discharge 245

13 Remedies for Breach of Traditional and Online Contracts 265

 

UNIT III Sales, Lease, and E-Commerce Contracts 285

14 Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts 285

15 Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts 301

16 Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts 317

17 E-Commerce, Domain Names, and Internet Law 340

18 Warranties and Product Liability 361

UNIT IV Negotiable Instruments and Digital Banking 385

19 Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments 385

20 Holder in Due Course and Liability 413

21 Checks and Digital Banking 436

 

UNIT V Debtor-Creditor Relationship 458

22 Credit, Secured Transactions, and Surety Agreements 458

23 Bankruptcy and Reorganization 483

 

UNIT VI Business Organizations 508

24 Agency 508

25 Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships 536

26 Formation and Operation of Domestic and Multinational Corporations 560

27 Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders 587

28 Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions 616

29 Limited Liability Companies 637

30Franchises, Licensing, and Strategic Alliances 657

31 Investor Protection and Online Securities Transactions 675

 

UNIT VIIGovernment Regulation 700

32 Antitrust Law 700

33 Consumer and Environmental Protection 725

34 Labor and Employment Law 751

35 Equal Opportunity in Employment 773

 

UNIT VIII Property, Insurance, and Estates 794

36 Personal Property and Bailments 794

37 Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationship 812

38 Insurance,Wills, and Estates 837

 

UNIT IX The Global Environment 862

39 International and Comparative Law 862

APPENDIX A Case Appendix 885

APPENDIX B The Constitution of the United States 922

APPENDIX C Uniform Commercial Code (2000 Official Text), Article 2 930

APPENDIX D Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts) 949

Glossary 955

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