The Legal Environment Today: Business In Its Ethical, Regulatory, E-Commerce, and Global Setting / Edition 6

The Legal Environment Today: Business In Its Ethical, Regulatory, E-Commerce, and Global Setting / Edition 6

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Frank B. Cross
     
 


Know the law of businesses with THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition! Based on content required by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the text strengthens the critical reasoning skills you need to interpret and apply laws, while exposing you to the most talked… See more details below

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Know the law of businesses with THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition! Based on content required by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the text strengthens the critical reasoning skills you need to interpret and apply laws, while exposing you to the most talked about business topics of our day. Coverage includes cyber law, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, corporate responsibility, the housing crisis, financial and credit card reforms, health-care laws, and much more. Packed with hands-on learning features, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition helps you analyze and resolve legal issues on your own with full cases and excerpts from 2010 and 2011 decisions, exam preparation tools, hypothetical situations and exercises, ethical discussions, and international considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324599251
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/08/2008
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
6
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


Unit 1: THE FOUNDATIONS. 1. Business and Its Legal Environment. 2. Ethics and Business Decision Making. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 5. Torts and Cyber Torts. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 7. International Law in a Global Economy. Unit 2: THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 8. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 9. Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts. 10. Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies. 11. Sales, Leases, and Product Liability. 12. Creditor-Debtor Relations and Bankruptcy. 13. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. Unit 3: BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT. 14. Small Business Organizations. 15. Corporations. 16. Agency. 17. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. 18. Employment Discrimination. Unit 4: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 19. Powers and Functions of Administrative Agencies. 20. Consumer Protection. 21. Protecting the Environment. 22. Land-Use Control and Real Property. 23. Antitrust Law and Promoting Competition. 24. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems. Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix C: The Uniform Commercial Code (Article 2). Appendix D: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments). Appendix E: Sample Answers for Selected Questions with Sample Answer. Appendix F: Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answer. Appendix G: Answers to Issue Spotters.

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