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Business law : legal environment, online commerce, business ethics, and international issues
Cheeseman, Henry R.
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8th ed.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, [2013]

Physical Description:
xxiv, 1028 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
Legal heritage and the digital age -- Courts and jurisdiction -- Judicial, alternative, and online dispute resolution -- Constitutional law for business and e-commerce -- Intentional torts and negligence -- Strict liability and product liability -- Intellectual property and cyber piracy -- Criminal law and cyber crimes -- Nature of traditional and e-contracts -- Agreement -- Consideration and promissory estoppel -- Capacity and legality -- Genuineness of assent and undue influence -- Statute of frauds and equitable exceptions -- Third-party rights and discharge -- Remedies for breach of traditional and e-contracts -- E-commerce and digital law -- Formation of sales and lease contracts -- Title to goods and risk of loss -- Remedies for breach of sales and lease contracts -- Warranties -- Creation of negotiable instruments -- Holder in due course and transferability -- Liability, defenses, and discharge -- Banks, E-money, and financial reform -- Creditor's and debtor's rights -- Secured transactions and E-filing -- Bankruptcy and reorganization -- Agency formation and termination -- Liability of principals, agents, and independent contractors -- Employment, worker protection, and immigration law -- Labor law and collective bargaining -- Equal opportunity in employment -- Small businesses, entrepreneurs, and general partnerships.

Limited partnerships and Special partnerships -- Corporate formation and financing -- Corporate governance and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act -- Corporate acquisitions and multinational corporations -- Limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships -- Franchises and special forms of business -- Investor protection, E-securities, and Wall Street Reform -- Ethics and social responsibility of business -- Administrative law and regulatory agencies -- Consumer protection and product safety -- Environmental protection -- Antitrust laws and unfair trade practices -- Personal property and bailment -- Real property -- Landlord-tenant law and land use regulation -- Insurance -- Accountants' duties liability -- Wills, trusts, and estates -- Family law -- International and world trade law.
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KF889 .C433 2013 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Reference

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Visually engaging, enticing and current examples with an overall focus on business.


Business Law continues to be the most engaging text for readers by featuring a visually appealing format with enticing and current examples while maintaining its focus on business. Readers will learn business law, ethics, and the legal environment in a way that will encourage them to ask questions and go beyond basic memorization.

Table of Contents

Part I Legal Environment of Business and E-Commerce
Chapter 1 Legal Heritage and the Digital Age
Chapter 2 Courts and Jurisdiction
Chapter 3 Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
Chapter 4 Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce
Part II Torts, Crimes, and Intellectual Property
Chapter 5 Intentional Torts and Negligence
Chapter 6 Product and Strict Liability
Chapter 7 Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy
Chapter 8 Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Part III Contracts and E-Commerce
Chapter 9 Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 10 Agreement
Chapter 11 Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
Chapter 12 Capacity and Legality
Chapter 13 Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence
Chapter 14 Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions
Chapter 15 Third-Party Rights and Discharge
Chapter 16 Remedies for Breach of Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 17 E-Commerce and Digital Law
Part IV Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 18 Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 19 Title To Goods and Risk of Loss
Chapter 20 Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 21 Warranties
Part V Negotiable Instruments and E-Money
Chapter 22 Creation of Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 23 Holder in Due Course and Transferability
Chapter 24 Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
Chapter 25 Banks, E-Money, and Financial Reform
Part VI Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy
Chapter 26 Credit, Mortgages, and DebtorÆs Rights
Chapter 27 Secured Transactions and E-Filing
Chapter 28 Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Part VII Agency and Employment
Chapter 29 Agency Formation and Termination
Chapter 30 Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors
Chapter 31 Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
Chapter 32 Labor Law and Collective Bargaining
Chapter 33 Equal Opportunity in Employment
Part VIII Business Organizations, Investor Protection, and Ethics
Chapter 34 Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and General Partnerships
Chapter 35 Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
Chapter 36 Corporate Formation and Financing
Chapter 37 Corporate Governance and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Chapter 38 Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
Chapter 39 Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
Chapter 40 Franchises and Special Forms of Business
Chapter 41 Investor Protection, E-Securities, and Wall Street Reform
Chapter 42 Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business
Part IX Government Regulation
Chapter 43 Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies
Chapter 44 Consumer Protection and Product Safety
Chapter 45 Environmental Protection
Chapter 46 Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices
Part X Property and Insurance
Chapter 47 Personal Property and Bailment
Chapter 48 Real Property
Chapter 49 Landlord--;Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation
Chapter 50 Insurance
Part XI Accounting Profession
Chapter 51 AccountantsÆ Duties and Liability
Personal Law
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Family Law
Global Environment
International and World Trade Law