The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business / Edition 12

The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business / Edition 12

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by O. Lee Reed
     
 

Although the text retains its foundation on property law, new lead author, Marissa Pagnattaro, University of Georgia, and the entire authorship team, bring a fresh perspective emphasizing the importance of understanding laws and regulations that are fundamental foundations for business. Using court cases and examples in Sidebars that are relevant for business, we… See more details below

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Although the text retains its foundation on property law, new lead author, Marissa Pagnattaro, University of Georgia, and the entire authorship team, bring a fresh perspective emphasizing the importance of understanding laws and regulations that are fundamental foundations for business. Using court cases and examples in Sidebars that are relevant for business, we underscore how learning about the law is essential to understand how the law can be used for strategic advantage and how to develop sustainable business practices. This emphasis, along with the rich array of cases and examples, makes the text suited for both legal environment and business law classes.

Also new to this edition, Smartbook®, the first, and only, adaptive reading experience for your students powered by McGraw-Hill Learnsmart®, the market-leading adaptive study resource. Smartbook is designed to change the way students read and learn by continually adapting highlighted content based on what a student knows and doesn’t know. The end result? Students are more engaged with course content, can better prioritize their time, and come to class ready to participate.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072440607
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill School Education Group
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Pages:
619

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Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction to Law
Chapter 1: Law as a Foundation for Business
Chapter 2: The Role of Ethics in Decision Making

Part Two: Courts and Dispute Resolution
Chapter 3: The Court System
Chapter 4: Litigation
Chapter 5: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Part Three: Legal Foundations for Business
Chapter 6: The Constitution
Chapter 7: The Property System
Chapter 8: Contract Formation
Chapter 9: Contractual Performance and Agency
Chapter 10: Torts Affecting Business
Chapter 11: Intellectual Property
Chapter 12: International Law
Chapter 13: Criminal Law and Business
Chapter 14: Corporate Governance and Business Organizations

Part Four: The Regulatory Landscape for Business
Chapter 15: The Commerce Clause and the Regulatory Process
Chapter 16: Regulating Competition—Antitrust Laws
Chapter 17: Financial and Securities Regulations
Chapter 18: Regulations Protecting Consumers
Chapter 19: Environmental Regulation

Part Five: The Employer-Employee Relationship
Chapter 20: Discrimination in Employment
Chapter 21: Employment Laws
Chapter 22: Labor–Management Relationship

Appendix I Case Briefing and Legal Study Tips
Appendix II Sample Complaint
Appendix III The Constitution of the United States of America
Appendix IV Selected Sections of Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code
Appendix V Selected Sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
Appendix VI Selected Sections of Securities Act of 1933
Appendix VII Selected Sections of Securities Act of 1934
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index

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