Business Law Today, Standard Edition, 9th Edition Front Cover

Business Law Today, Standard Edition, 9th Edition

  • Length: 1176 pages
  • Edition: 9
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-01-01
  • ISBN-10: 0324786522
  • ISBN-13: 9780324786521
  • Sales Rank: #197971 (See Top 100 Books)

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: STANDARD EDITION is the ideal guide to the law and what it means in the business world–from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, BUSINESS LAW TODAY includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life–from the economic crisis and its impact on business law to identity theft and immigration law.

Table of Contents

Unit One: The Legal Environment of Business
Chapter 1 The Legal Environment
Chapter 2 Constitutional Law
Chapter 3 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 4 Torts and Cyber Torts
Chapter 5 Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Chapter 6 Criminal Law
Chapter 7 Cyber Crime
Chapter 8 Ethics and Business Decision Making

Unit Two: Contracts
Chapter 9 Nature and Classification
Chapter 10 Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 11 Consideration, Capacity, and Legality
Chapter 12 Defenses to Contract Enforceability
Chapter 13 Third Party Rights and Discharge
Chapter 14 Breach and Remedies

Unit Three: Commercial Transactions
Chapter 15 The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 16 Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 17 Warranties and Product Liability
Chapter 18 Negotiable Instruments: Transferability and Liability
Chapter 19 Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Chapter 20 Security Interests in Personal Property
Chapter 21 Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
Chapter 22 International Law in a Global Economy

Unit Four: Agency and Employment Law
Chapter 23 Agency Relationships in Business
Chapter 24 Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law
Chapter 25 Employment Discrimination

Unit Five: Business Organizations
Chapter 26 Sole Proprietorships and Private Franchises
Chapter 27 All Forms of Partnership
Chapter 28 Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Chapter 29 Corporate Formation, Merger, and Termination
Chapter 30 Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Chapter 31 Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance

Unit Six: Government Regulation
Chapter 32 Promoting Competition
Chapter 33 Consumer and Environmental Law
Chapter 34 Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals

Unit Seven: Property and Its Protection
Chapter 35 Personal Property and Bailments
Chapter 36 Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law
Chapter 37 Insurance, Wills, and Trusts

Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States
Appendix C: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
Appendix D: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Appendix E: Sample Answers for End-of-Chapter Hypothetical Questions with Sample Answer
Appendix F: Case Excerpts for Case Analysis Questions

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