Contemporary Business Law

Contemporary Business Law, 8th edition

  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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Overview

Contemporary Business Law presents business law, ethics and the legal environment in a way that takes you beyond rote memorization. The author emphasizes online law and e-commerce as key parts of the legal environment. Highlights include coverage of today's important social, ethical and international issues.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137614110

Subject: Business Law

Category: Business Law

Table of contents

I: LEGAL, ETHICAL, AND DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT
1. Legal Heritage and the Digital Age
2. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce
3. Courts and Jurisdiction
4. Judicial, Alternative, Administrative, and E-Dispute Resolution
5. Intentional Torts and Negligence
6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
7. Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy
8. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business

II: CONTRACTS AND E-COMMERCE
9. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
10. Agreement and Consideration
11. Capacity and Legality
12. Genuineness of Assent and Statute of Frauds
13. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
14. Breach of Contract and Remedies
15. Digital Law and E-Commerce

III: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS AND PRODUCT LIABILITY

16. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
17. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss
18. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
19. Warranties and Product Liability

IV: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, BANKING, AND ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS
20. Creation and Transfer of Negotiable Instruments
21. Holder in Due Course and Liability of Parties
22. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions

V: CREDIT, SECURED TRANSACTIONS, AND BANKRUPTCY

23. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Secured Transactions
24. Bankruptcy and Reorganization

VI: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, AND INVESTOR PROTECTION
25. Agency Law
26. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Partnerships
27. Corporate Formation and Financing
28. Corporate Governance and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
29. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
30. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
31. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
32. Investor Protection, E-Securities, and Wall Street Reform

VII: GOVERNMENT REGULATION AND EMPLOYMENT LAW

33. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices
34. Consumer Safety and Environmental Protection
35. Labor, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
36. Equal Opportunity in Employment

VIII: PROPERTY, INSURANCE, AND ESTATES
37. Personal Property, Bailment, and Insurance
38. Real Property, Landlord-Tenant Law, and Land Use Regulation
39. Family Law, Wills, and Trusts

IX: ACCOUNTING PROFESSION

40. Accountants' Duties and Liability

X: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
41. International and World Trade Law

Appendices
A The Constitution of the United States of America
Case Index
Subject Index

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