Business Law

Hardcover | February 25, 2015

byJane Mallor, A. James Barnes, Arlen Langvardt

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Throughoutits 80 years of existence, this book has been a leader andan innovator in the fi elds of business law and the legal environmentof business. One reason for the book’s success is its clearand comprehensive treatment of the standard topics that formthe traditional business law curriculum. Another reason is its responsivenessto changes in these traditional subjects and to newviews about that curriculum. In 1976, this textbook was the fi rstto inject regulatory materials into a business law textbook, defi ningthe “legal environment” approach to business law. Over theyears, this textbook has also pioneered by introducing materialson business ethics, corporate social responsibility, global legalissues, and e-commerce law. The 16th Edition continues to emphasizechange by integrating these four areas into its pedagogy

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Throughoutits 80 years of existence, this book has been a leader andan innovator in the fi elds of business law and the legal environmentof business. One reason for the book’s success is its clearand comprehensive treatment of the standard topics that formthe traditional business law curriculum. Another reason is its responsivenessto c...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.3 × 8.3 × 2.4 inPublished:February 25, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077733711

ISBN - 13:9780077733711

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Foundations of American Law

1 The Nature of Law

2 The Resolution of Private Disputes

3 Business and the Constitution

4 Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility,Corporate Governance, and Critical Thinking

Part 2 Crimes and Torts

5 Criminal Law and Procedure

6 Intentional Torts

7 Negligence and Strict Liability

8 Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition

Part 3 Contracts

9 Introduction to Contracts

10 The Agreement: Offer

11 The Agreement: Acceptance

12 Consideration

13 Reality of Consent

14 Capacity to Contract

15 Illegality

16 Writing

17 Rights of Third Parties

18 Performance and Remedies

Part 4 Sales

19 Formation and Terms of Sales Contracts

20 Product Liability

21 Performance of Sales Contracts

22 Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts

Part 5 Property

23 Personal Property and Bailments

24 Real Property

25 Landlord and Tenant

26 Estates and Trusts

27 Insurance Law

Part 6 Credit

28 Introduction to Credit and Secured Transactions

29 Security Interests in Personal Property

30 Bankruptcy

Part 7 Commercial Paper

31 Negotiable Instruments

32 Negotiation and Holder in Due Course

33 Liability of Parties

34 Checks and Electronic Transfers

Part 8 Agency Law

35 The Agency Relationship

36 Third-Party Relations of the Principal and the Agent

Part 9 Partnerships

37 Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships

38 Operation of Partnerships and Related Forms

39 Partners' Dissociation and Partnerships' Dissolution and Winding Up

40 Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships

Part 10 Corporations

41 History and Nature of Corporations

42 Organization and Financial Structure of Corporations

43 Management of Corporations

44 Shareholders' Rights and Liabilities

45 Securities Regulation

46 Legal and Professional Responsibilities of Auditors, Consultants, and Securities Professionals

Part 11 Regulation of Business

47 Administrative Law

48 The Federal Trade Commission Act and Consumer Protection Laws

49 Antitrust: The Sherman Act

50 The Clayton Act, the Robinson-Patman Act,and Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities

51 Employment Law

52 Environmental Regulation

Appendix A The Constitution of the United States of America A-1

Appendix B Uniform Commercial Code B-1