Business Law

Business Law, 11th edition

  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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Overview

Business Law will help you build a solid foundation for your future law career. Through the examination of real cases, you'll obtain a firm understanding of core issues in national and international business law. Beautifully illustrated, the text presents the law in an engaging and organized manner that will enhance your understanding of the material.

The 11th Edition has been updated with a wealth of new cases from the US Supreme and Federal Courts. You'll also investigate recent examples of ethical, environmental, and international business law cases, ensuring that you come away with a firm grasp of the law as it functions in the context of today's world and its most pressing challenges.

Published by Pearson (June 2nd 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780136994527

Subject: Business Law

Category: Business Law

Table of contents

PART I: LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND ONLINE COMMERCE
1. Legal Heritage and theInformation Age
2. Courts and Jurisdiction
3. Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
4. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce

PART II: TORTS, CRIMES, AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
5. Intentional Torts and Negligence
6. Product and Strict Liability
7. Intellectual Property andInformation Technology
8. Criminal Law and Cybercrime

PART III: CONTRACTS AND E-COMMERCE
9. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
10. Agreement
11. Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
12. Capacity and Legality
13. Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence
14. Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions
15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
16. Breach of Contract and Remedies
17. Digital Law and E-Commerce

PART IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS AND WARRANTIES
18. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
19. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss
20. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
21. Warranties

PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, BANKING, AND ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS
22. Creation of Negotiable Instruments
23. Holder in Due Course and Transferability
24. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
25. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions

PART VI: CREDIT, SECURED TRANSACTIONS, AND BANKRUPTCY
26. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Debtor's Rights
27. Secured Transactions
28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization

PART VII: AGENCY, EMPLOYMENT, AND LABOR LAW
29. Agency Formation and Termination
30. Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors
31. Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
32. Labor Law
33. Equal Opportunity in Employment

PART VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, INVESTOR PROTECTION, AND BUSINESS ETHICS
34. Entrepreneurship, Sole Proprietorships, and General Partnerships
35. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
36. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
37.Corporate Formation and Financing
38. Corporate Governance and The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
39. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
40. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
41. Securities Law and Investor Protection
42. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business

PART IX: GOVERNMENT REGULATION
43. Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies
44. Consumer Protection and Product Safety
45. Environmental Protection
46. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices

PART X: PERSONAL PROPERTY, REAL PROPERTY, AND INSURANCE
47. Personal Property and Bailment
48. Real Property
49. Landlord-Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation
50. Insurance

PART XI: ACCOUNTING PROFESSION
51. Accountants' Duties and Liability

PART XII: PERSONAL LAW
52. Wills, Trusts, and Estates
53. Family Law

PART XIII: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
54. International and World Trade Law

Appendix A: Constitution of the United States of America

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