The Law And Business Administration In Canada by J.E. SmythThe Law And Business Administration In Canada by J.E. Smyth

The Law And Business Administration In Canada

byJ.E. Smyth, Dan Soberman, Alex Easson

Hardcover | March 31, 2015

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The Law and Business Administration in Canada, 14/e responds to the needs of today’s business students by streamlining the traditional study of contractual principles, emphasizing current legal topics involving government regulation of business, corporate governance, e-commerce, privacy, and globalization, and adding continuity to the discussion of strategies to manage business’s legal risks by asking students to consider the legal issues facing a single businesses as it evolves through each chapter.
J.E. Smyth James Everil (Ev) Smyth (1920–1983) studied commerce at the University of Toronto, where he earned a B.A. and an M.A. He also became a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He taught at Queen’s University from 1946 to 1963, and then returned to the University of Toronto where he taug...
Title:The Law And Business Administration In CanadaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:864 pages, 11.25 × 8.75 × 1.5 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133251675

ISBN - 13:9780133251678


Table of Contents

Part 1: The Law in its Social and Business Context     

Chapter 1: Law, Society, and Business

Chapter 2: The Machinery of Justice

Chapter 3: Government Regulation of Business


Part 2:  Torts

Chapter 4: The Law of Torts

Chapter 5: Professional Liability: The Legal Challenges


Part 3: Contracts   

Chapter 6: Formation of a Contract: Offer and Acceptance

Chapter 7: Formation of a Contract: Consideration and Intention

Chapter 8: Formation of a Contract: Capacity to Contract and Legality of Object

Chapter 9:  Grounds Upon Which a Contract May Be Set Aside: Mistake and Misrepresentation

Chapter 10: Writing and Interpretation

Chapter 11:  Privity of Contract and the Assignment of Contractual Rights

Chapter 12: The Discharge of Contracts

Chapter 13: Breach of Contract and Its Remedies


Part 4: Special Types of Contracts         

Chapter 14: Sale of Goods and Consumer Contracts

Chapter 15: Bailment and Leasing

Chapter 16: Insurance and Guarantee

Chapter 17: Agency and Franchising

Chapter 18: The Contract of Employment

Chapter 19: Negotiable Instruments


Part 5: Property     

Chapter 20: Intellectual Property

Chapter 21: Interests in Land and Their Transfer

Chapter 22: Landlord and Tenant

Chapter 23: Mortgages of Land and Real Estate Transactions


Part 6: Business Organizations: Their Forms, Operation, and Management

Chapter 24: Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships

Chapter 25: The Nature of a Corporation and Its Formation

Chapter 26: Corporate Governance: The Internal Affairs of Corporations

Chapter 27: Corporate Governance: External Responsibilities


Part 7: Creditors and Debtors     

Chapter 28: Secured Transactions

Chapter 29: Creditors’ Rights


Part 8: The Modern Legal Environment for Business 

Chapter 30: International Business Transactions

Chapter 31: Electronic Commerce

Chapter 32: Privacy