Legal and Regulatory Environment / Edition 3

Legal and Regulatory Environment / Edition 3

by Henry R. Cheeseman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130330264

ISBN-13: 9780130330260

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson Education

This new edition of Cheeseman's The Legal and Regulatory Environment recognizes the revolution that the Internet and electronic commerce has brought to business and society throughout the United States and the world. The courts have interpreted and adapted existing laws to apply to e-commerce, while state legislatures and Congress have enacted new

Overview

This new edition of Cheeseman's The Legal and Regulatory Environment recognizes the revolution that the Internet and electronic commerce has brought to business and society throughout the United States and the world. The courts have interpreted and adapted existing laws to apply to e-commerce, while state legislatures and Congress have enacted new statutes to regulate the digital economy.

The third edition of Cheeseman's The Legal and Regulatory Environment incorporates e-commerce and Internet law throughout the book. First, there is a new Unit III, Internet and E-Commerce Environment that has two chapters dealing exclusively with legal and business issues related to the new electronic economy. These chapters are:

Chapter 9: Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Chapter 10: Electronic Commerce and Domain Names

Also, there are more than 50 new E-Commerce and Internet Law boxes that feature special laws and cases related to the Internet and Web-based commerce that are strategically located throughout the book. Some of these special featured boxes are:

  • The Federal Electronic Signatures Act
  • Broad Free-Speech Rights Granted in Cyberspace
  • Obtaining Personal Jurisdiction in Cyberspace
  • Napster Unplugged by the Court
  • Federal Law Helps Victims of Identity Fraud
  • The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)
  • The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA)
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Cyber Business Plans Are Patentable
  • The Digital MillenniumCopyright Act
  • Anticybersquatting Act Passed by Congress

Cheeseman's The .Legal and Regulatory Environment, Third Edition has the most comprehensive coverage of the expanding area of intellectual property law and the new and exciting areas of domain names, electronic commerce, and Internet Law. Please take a look at Chapters 9 and 10 and the extensive e-commerce and Internet law materials in this exciting revision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130330260
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
774
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexvii
Unit IDomestic and International Legal Environment1
1Nature of Law and Critical Legal Thinking1
2Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution21
3Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business53
AppendixThe Constitution of the United States of America79
4International and Comparative Law87
Unit IILegal and Ethical Environment1
5Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability115
6Product Liability148
7Business Crimes and Criminal Law179
8Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business209
Unit IIIInternet and E-Commerce Environment229
9Intellectual Property and Internet Law229
10Electronic Commerce and Domain Names261
Unit IVCommercial Environment289
11Traditional and Internet Contracts289
12Contract Performance and International Trade325
13Entrepreneurship, Franchising, and Licensing357
14Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies385
15Domestic and Multinational Corporations417
16Negotiable Instruments and Bankruptcy455
Unit VEmployment Environment489
17Employment Law and Agency489
18Labor and Worker Protection Laws518
19Equal Opportunity in Employment544
Unit VIRegulatory Environment571
20Administrative Law and Consumer Protection571
21Environmental Protection598
22Antitrust Law623
23Investor Protection and Securities Regulation654
24Property and Land Use Control683
Case Appendix709
Glossary731
Case Index752
Subject Index757

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