Business Law, 11th edition

  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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The eTextbook for Business Law by Henry R. Cheeseman will help you learn and retain core issues in national and international business law. Case studies and engaging illustrations drive home the concepts needed to succeed as a business legal professional. By presenting content in short, easy-to-read chapters, Cheeseman will help you advance your studies in business law.

The 11th Edition has been updated with a wealth of ethical, environmental and international business legal cases. Also, more than 10 US Supreme Court and 30 state and federal court cases were added, including:

  • Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31: Public-sector labor union agency-shop arraignments violate the First Amendment to the US Constitution.
  • Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination against homosexual and transgender individuals.
  • Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. VidAngel, Inc.: Disney and other studios were granted an injunction that enjoined a third party from streaming edited versions of their copyrighted works.
  • Reckis v. Johnson & Johnson: The producer of Children’s Motrin pain reliever was ordered to pay $50 million in damages to a child who suffered severe permanent injuries because the company negligently failed to warn of the potential of a life-threatening disease.

The author has also introduced special features on ethics, information technology, critical legal thinking and the contemporary environment. With its succinct chapters and abundant examples, Business Law will give you the clarity and real-world perspective needed to confidently enter a profession in national or international business law.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136994527

Subject: Business Law

Category: Business Law

Overview

PART 1: LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND ONLINE COMMERCE

  1. Legal Heritage and the Information Age
  2. Courts and Jurisdiction
  3. Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
  4. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce

PART 2: TORTS, CRIMES, AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  1. Intentional Torts and Negligence
  2. Product and Strict Liability
  3. Intellectual Property and Information Technology
  4. Criminal Law and Cybercrime

PART 3: CONTRACTS AND E-COMMERCE

  1. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
  2. Agreement
  3. Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
  4. Capacity and Legality
  5. Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence
  6. Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions
  7. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
  8. Breach of Contract and Remedies
  9. Digital Law and E-Commerce

PART 4: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS AND WARRANTIES

  1. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
  2. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss
  3. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
  4. Warranties

PART 5: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, BANKING, AND ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS

  1. Creation of Negotiable Instruments
  2. Holder in Due Course and Transferability
  3. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
  4. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions

PART 6: CREDIT, SECURED TRANSACTIONS, AND BANKRUPTCY

  1. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Debtor's Rights
  2. Secured Transactions
  3. Bankruptcy and Reorganization

PART 7: AGENCY, EMPLOYMENT, AND LABOR LAW

  1. Agency Formation and Termination
  2. Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors
  3. Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
  4. Labor Law
  5. Equal Opportunity in Employment

PART 8: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, INVESTOR PROTECTION, AND BUSINESS ETHICS

  1. Entrepreneurship, Sole Proprietorships, and General Partnerships
  2. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
  3. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
  4. Corporate Formation and Financing
  5. Corporate Governance and The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  6. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
  7. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
  8. Securities Law and Investor Protection
  9. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business

PART 9: GOVERNMENT REGULATION

  1. Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies
  2. Consumer Protection and Product Safety
  3. Environmental Protection
  4. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices

PART 10: PERSONAL PROPERTY, REAL PROPERTY, AND INSURANCE

  1. Personal Property and Bailment
  2. Real Property
  3. Landlord-Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation
  4. Insurance

PART 11: ACCOUNTING PROFESSION

  1. Accountants' Duties and Liability

PART 12: PERSONAL LAW

  1. Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  2. Family Law

PART 13: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT

  1. International and World Trade Law

Appendix A: Constitution of the United States of America

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