The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business / Edition 13

The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business / Edition 13

by O. Lee Reed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072881119

ISBN-13: 9780072881110

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072881110
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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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