Law for Business Students, 6th Edition Front Cover

Law for Business Students, 6th Edition

  • Length: 640 pages
  • Edition: 6
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-03-02
  • ISBN-10: 140822545X
  • ISBN-13: 9781408225455
  • Sales Rank: #13233219 (See Top 100 Books)

Alix Adams’ lively and understandable introduction to all aspects of law encountered in business will provide you with a clear appreciation of the main rules and legal principles. Utilising a host of features in a colourful and clear design, Law for Business Students encourages you to understand how the law works in everyday business situations and apply it to your own experiences.

Table of Contents

1   Getting started: an introduction to studying law
2   How the law is made
3   Resolving legal disputes
4   The law of contract: offer and acceptance
5   The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity
6   The terms of the contract
7   Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence
8   More defects: illegality and incapacity
9    Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach
10   The law of agency
11   Sale of goods: the contract and its terms
12   Sale of goods: transfer of ownership, performance and remedies for breach of contract
13   Tort liability for defective goods
14   Tort liability for defective services
15   Tort liability for premises
16   Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work
17   Rights at work: protection against discrimination
18   Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy
19   Business organization
20   Forming a registered company
21   Running the company: raising and maintaining capital
22   Daily management of the company: functions of directors, secretary and auditors
23   Company meetings and shareholder participation
24   Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs, patents and trade marks
25   Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious falsehood and breach of confidence
26   Study skills, and revision and examination hints

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