Business Law for a New Century / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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Business Law for a New Century was written to convey the author's passion for an exciting and profoundly important discipline. This comprehensive text meets all AACSB curriculum standards and provides excellent CPA exam preparation. It is filled with the human conflict that can make a law book sparkle. Business-oriented and highly readable, it utilizes innovative, story-telling pedagogy and fascinating cases and business applications that are sure to create student interest. Witness the difference in this business law text that is authoritative and accurate yet a pleasure to read.
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Table of ContentsUNIT I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Dispute Resolution. 3. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Intentional Torts and Business Torts. 6. Negligence and Strict Liability. 7. Crime. 8. International Law. 9. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. UNIT II: CONTRACTS. 10. Introduction to Contracts. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Legality. 14. Capacity and Consent. 15. Written Contracts. 16. Third Parties. 17. Performance and Discharge. 18. Remedies. UNIT III: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 19. Introduction to Sales. 20. Ownership and Risk. 21. Warranties and Product Liability. 22. Performance and Remedies. 23. Creating a Negotiable Instrument. 24. Liability for Negotiable Instruments. 25. Liability for Negotiable Instruments: Banks and Their Customers. 26. Secured Transactions. 27. Bankruptcy. UNIT IV: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW. 28. Agency: The Inside Relationship. 29. Agency: The Outside Relationship. 30. Employment Law. 31. Labor Law. UNIT V: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 32. Starting a Business. 33. Life and Death of a Partnership. 34. Partnership in Operation. 35. Life and Death of a Corporation. 36. Corporate Management. 37. Shareholders. 38. Securities Regulation. 39. Accountants: Liability and Professional Responsibility. UNIT VI: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 40. Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part I. 41. Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part II. 42. Consumer Law. 43. Environmental Law. UNIT VII: PROPERTY. 44. Intellectual Property. 45. Real Property. 46. Landlord-Tenant. 47. Personal Property. 48. Estate Planning. 49. Insurance. APPENDICES: A. TheConstitution of The United States. B. Uniform Commercial Code. GLOSSARY. ANSWERS TO PRACTICE TESTS. TABLE OF CASES. INDEX.