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This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and student-friendly style. Cases are summarized by the authors and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324154788
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/6/2003
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1232
  • Product dimensions: 8.68 (w) x 10.24 (h) x 1.83 (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND ETHICS 1. Introduction to Law 2. Business Ethics PART 2. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3. Civil Dispute Resolution 4. Constitutional Law 5. Administrative Law 6. Criminal Law 7. Intentional Torts 8. Negligence and Strict Liability PART 3. CONTRACTS 9. Introduction to Contracts 10. Mutual Assent 11. Conduct Invalidating Assent 12. Consideration 13. Illegal Bargains 14. Contractual Capacity 15. Contracts in Writing 16. Third Parties to Contracts 17. Performance, Breach, and Discharge 18. Contract Remedies PART 4. SALES 19. Introduction to Sales and Leases 20. Performance 21. Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss 22. Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability 23. Sales Remedies PART 5. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 24. Form and Content 25. Transfer 26. Holder in Due Course 27. Liability of Parties 28. Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers PART 6. AGENCY 29. Relationship of Principal and Agent 30. Relationship with Third Parties PART 7. BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS 31. Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships 32. Operation of General Partnerships 33. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies 34. Nature and Formation of Corporations 35. Financial Structure of Corporations 36. Management Structure of Corporations 37. Fundamental Changes of Corporations PART 8. DEBTOR AND CREDITOR RELATIONS 38. Secured Transactions and Suretyship 39. Bankruptcy PART 9. REGULATION OF BUSINESS 40. Securities Regulation 41. Intellectual Property 42. Employment Law 43. Antitrust 44. Accountants'' Legal Liability 45. Consumer Protection 46. Environmental Law 47. International Business Law 48. CyberLaw PART 10. PROPERTY 49. Introduction to Property, Property Insurance, Bailments, and Documents of Title 50. Interests in Real Property 51. Transfer and Control of Real Property 52. Trusts and Wills
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