The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce / Edition 6

The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce / Edition 6

by Henry R. Cheeseman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0136085687

ISBN-13: 9780136085683

Pub. Date: 07/15/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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:
9780136085683
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
887,448
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I—Legal and Ethical Environment

Chapter 1—Legal Heritage and the Information Age

Chapter 2—Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

Chapter 3—Court Systems and Administrative Law

Chapter 4—Alternative, Judicial, and E-Dispute Resolution

Part II—Public and Global Environment Public and Go

Chapter 5—Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce

Chapter 6—Torts and Strict Liability

Chapter 7—Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes

Chapter 8—International and World Trade Law

Part III—Contract, UCC, and E-Commerce Environment

Chapter 9—Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts

Chapter 10—Performance of Traditional and E-Contracts

Chapter 11—Cyber Law and E-Commerce

Chapter 12—Sales, Leases, and Warranties

Chapter 13—Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy

Part IV—Business Organizations and Investor Protection Environment Public and Go

Chapter 14Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses

Chapter 15LLCs, LLPs, and Global Forms of Business

Chapter 16Corporations and Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Chapter 17Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions

Part V—Agency and Employment Environment

Chapter 18Agency Law

Chapter 19Equal Opportunity in Employment

Chapter 20Employment Compensation and Worker Protection Laws

Chapter 21Immigration and Labor Laws

Part VI—Government Regulation Environment

Chapter 22—Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy

Chapter 23—Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices

Chapter 24—Consumer Protection and Global Product Safety

Chapter 25—Environmental Protection and Global Warming

Chapter 26—Estates, Leaseholds, and Regulation of Property

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