Managing the Law: The Legal Aspects of Doing Business, Updated Edition, 5th edition

  • Mitchell McInnes
  • Ian R. Kerr
  • J Anthony VanDuzer

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Managing the Law: The Legal Aspects of Doing Business 
aims to equip students with the conceptual tools and intellectual skills needed to identify, assess, and manage the risks that arise in the course of doing business.

Managing the Law provides a thorough and current picture of the legal rules that are relevant in the business world. It does not sacrifice important information for the sake of simplicity. The tone is intelligent and student-friendly. The text is accessible and comprehensible, regardless of the reader’s background.

Table of contents

PART 1 Introduction to Law

Chapter 1 Risk Management and Sources of Law

Chapter 2 Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution


Part 2 Torts

Chapter 3 Introduction to Torts

Chapter 4 Intentional Torts

Chapter 5 Miscellaneous Torts Affecting Business

Chapter 6 Negligence


PART 3 Contracts

Chapter 7 The Nature and Creation of Contracts

Chapter 8 Consideration and Privity

Chapter 9 Representations and Terms

Chapter 10 Contractual Defects

Chapter 11 Discharge and Breach

Chapter 12 Contractual Remedies

Chapter 13 Special Contracts: Sale of Goods

Chapter 14 Special Contracts: Negotiable Instruments


PART 4 Property

Chapter 15 Real Property: Interests and Leases

Chapter 16 Real Property: Sales and Mortgages

Chapter 17 Personal Property: Bailment and Insurance


PART 5 Business Law in the Digital Economy

Chapter 18 Intellectual Property

Chapter 19 Electronic Commerce


PART 6 Business Organizations

Chapter 20 Agency and Other Methods of Carrying on Business

Chapter 21 Basic Forms of Business Organizations

Chapter 22 Legal Rules for Corporate Governance


PART 7 Dealing with Secured Credit, Bankruptcy, and Insolvency

Chapter 23 Secured Transactions

Chapter 24 Dealing with Bankruptcy and Insolvency


PART 8 Government Regulation of Business

Chapter 25 Government Regulation of Business


PART 9 Employment and Labour Law

Chapter 26 Individual Employment

Chapter 27 Organized Labour

Published by Pearson Canada (March 1st 2019) - Copyright © 2020