Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment, Comprehensive Volume (23RD ed.)
Contributor(s): Twomey, David P (Author), Jennings, Marianne M (Author), Greene, Stephanie M (Author)
ISBN: 1305575083 EAN: 9781305575080
Pub Date: January 01, 2016
Table of Contents:
Preface. Acknowledgments. About The Authors. PART I: THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Nature and Sources of Law. 2. The Court System and Dispute Resolution. 3. Business Ethics, Social Forces, and The Law. 4. The Constitution As The Foundation of The Legal Environment. 5. Government Regulation of Competition and Prices. 6. Administrative Agencies. 7. Crimes. 8. Torts. 9. Intellectual Property Rights and The Internet. 10. The Legal Environment of International Trade. PART II: CONTRACTS. 11. Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting On The Internet. 12. Formation of Contracts: offer and Acceptance. 13. Capacity and Genuine Assent. 14. Consideration. 15. Legality and Public Policy. 16. Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts. 17. Third Persons and Contracts. 18. Discharge of Contracts. 19. Breach of Contract and Remedies. PART III: SALES AND LEASES OF GOODS. 20. Personal Property and Bailments. 21. Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management. 22. Nature and Form of Sales. 23. Title and Risk of Loss. 24. Product Liability: Warranties and Torts. 25. Obligations and Performance. 26. Remedies For Breach of Sales Contracts. PART IV: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 27. Kinds of Instruments, Parties, and Negotiability. 28. Transfers of Negotiable Instruments and Warranties of Parties. 29. Liability of The Parties Under Negotiable Instruments. 30. Checks and Funds Transfers. PART V: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 31. Nature of The Debtor-Creditor Relationship. 32. Consumer Protection. 33. Secured Transactions In Personal Property. 34. Bankruptcy. 35. Insurance. PART VI: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 36. Agency. 37. Third Persons In Agency. 38. Regulation of Employment. 39. Equal Employment Opportunity Law. PART VII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 40. Types of Business Organizations. 41. Partnerships. 42. LPs, LLCs, and LLPs. 43. Corporation Formation. 44. Shareholder Rights In Corporations. 45. Securities Regulation. 46. Accountants' Liability and Malpractice. 47. Management of Corporations. PART VIII: REAL PROPERTY AND ESTATES. 48. Real Property. 49. Environmental Law and Land Use Controls. 50. Leases. 51. Decedents' Estates and Trusts. Appendices. Glossary. Case Index. Subject Index.
Contributor Bio: Twomey, David P
Professor David Twomey has been a member of the Business Law Department in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College since 1968. As department chair for more than a decade, and four-term chair of the school's Education Policy Committee, Professor Twomey served as a spokesperson for a strong legal and ethical component in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. .
Contributor Bio: Jennings, Marianne M
Marianne M. Jennings, Emeritus Professor of Legal and Ethical Studies, has taught at the WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University since 1977. She has six textbooks and four monographs in circulation in the areas of business ethics, ethical culture, and legal environment. She was director of the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics from 1995 to 1999. Ms. Jennings has worked with government agencies, professional organizations, colleges and universities, and Fortune 100 companies on ethics training and culture. She is a contributing editor of Corporate Finance Review and Real Estate Law Journal. Two of her books have been named Library Journal's book of the year. Her books have been translated into three languages.
Contributor Bio: Greene, Stephanie M
Stephanie Greene has been a member of the faculty at the Boston College Carroll School of Management since 1995, where she currently serves as Professor and Chair of the Business Law Department. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Business Law Journal and is currently the Senior Articles Editor for the Journal of Legal Studies Education