Business Law eBook (10e) : 9780134729046

Business Law eBook (10e)

Cheeseman,H
 
Edition
 
10
ISBN
 
9780134729046
ISBN 10
 
0134729048
Published
 
04/01/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$65.00
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About the book: For courses in business law.Examining business law through real cases

By teaching through real case studies and beautiful illustrations, Business Law engages students and helps them to retain the core issues in national and international business law they will need for their careers. The 10th Edition has been updated with a wealth of new cases from the US Supreme and Federal Courts for students to investigate, as well as new examples of ethical, environmental, and international law business legal cases.

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Table of contents
  • I: LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND ONLINE COMMERCE 
  • 1. Legal Heritage and the Digital 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 and Cyber Piracy
  • 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. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and General Partnerships
  • 35. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
  • 36. Corporate Formation and Financing
  • 37. Corporate Governance and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • 38. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
  • 39. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • 40. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
  • 41. Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions
  • 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
Features & benefits

 

This practical text teaches by example and keeps students engaged.

  • NEW! Over 20 US Supreme Court cases have been added, such as:
    • NEW! Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin:A race-conscious university admissions policy didn’t violate the Equal Protection Clause.
    • NEW! Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Apple Inc.: Profit damages were awarded where Samsung’s smartphones infringed on Apple’s design patents.
  • NEW! Over 45 State and federal court cases have been added, including:
    • NEW! Specht v. Google, Inc.: Abandonment by the original holder of the trademark “Android Data” allowed Google to trademark the word “Android.”
    • NEW! United States v. Apple, Inc.: Apple orchestrated a conspiracy among five major publishing companies and engaged in price-fixing in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  • NEW! Special features on ethics, business, the environment, and global law have been added, such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and false advertising by a juice maker.
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