West's Business Law / Edition 6

West's Business Law / Edition 6

by Gaylord A. Jentz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 031407726X

ISBN-13: 9780314077264

Pub. Date: 10/01/1995

Publisher: West Group

Well-known for its comprehensive and authoritative coverage, this text offers readers great flexibility in choosing which areas of the law to emphasize. Cases are summarized by the authors to facilitate reader comprehension.

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Well-known for its comprehensive and authoritative coverage, this text offers readers great flexibility in choosing which areas of the law to emphasize. Cases are summarized by the authors to facilitate reader comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314077264
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Series:
SWC-Business Law
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning. 2. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Court Procedures. 4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 5. Torts. 6. Strict Liability and Product Liability. 7. Intellectual Property. 8. Criminal Law and Procedures. 9. Cyberlaw and E-Commerce. UNIT TWO: CONTRACTS. 10. Nature and Terminology. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Capacity and Legality. 14. Genuiness of Assent. 15. The Statute of Frauds. 16. Third Party Rights. 17. Performance and Discharge. 18. Breach of Contract and Remedies. UNIT THREE: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 19. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 20. Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest. 21. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts. 22. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 23. Sales and Lease Warranties. UNIT FOUR: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 24. The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments. 25. Transferability and Holder in Due Course. 26. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge. 27. Checks and Electronic Fund Transfers. UNTI FIVE: CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY. 28. Secured Transactions. 29. Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship. 20. Bankruptcy Law. UNIT SIX: AGENCY. 31. Agency Formation and Duties. 32. Liability to Third Parties and Termination. UNIT SEVEN: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 33. Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships. 34. Corporations: Formation and Financing. 35. Corporations: Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 36. Corporations: Merger, Consolidation, and Termination. 37. Corporations: Securities Regulation and Investor Protection. 38. Limited LiabilityCompanies and Limited Partnerships. 39. Special Business Forms and Private Franchises. 40. Ethics and Business Decision-Making. UNIT EIGHT: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS. 41. Labor and Employment Law. 42. Employment Discrimination. UNIT NINE: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 43. Administrative Law. 44. Consumer and Environmental Law. 45. Antitrust Law. UNIT TEN: PROPERTY. 46. Personal Property and Bailments. 47. Real Property. 48. Landlord-Tenant Relationships. UNIT ELEVEN: SPECIAL TOPICS. 49. Insurance. 50. Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law. 51. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals. 52. International and Comparative Law. 53. Law for Entrepreneurs. 54. E-Commerce and Dispute Resolution (available online and on CD-ROM). 55. E-Contracts (available online and on CD-ROM). APPENDICES: A. How to Brief Cases and Analyze Cases Problems. B. The Constitution of the United States. C. The Uniform Commercial Code. D. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. (Excerpts). E. The Uniform Partnership Act. F. The Revised Uniform Partnership Act (Excerpts). G. The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act. H. The Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Excerpts). I. The Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (Excerpts). J. The Securities Act of 1933 (Excerpts). K. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts). L. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Excerpts). M. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Excerpts). N. The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (Excerpts). O. The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (Excerpts). P. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 (Excerpts). Q. The North American Free Trade Agreement of 1993 (Excerpts). R. Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000. S. The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (Excerpts). T. The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (Excerpts). U. Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English.

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