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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Business Law 4th ed isbn 9780198794431

Business Law 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780199671830
New Edition ISBN: 9780198794431
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199608706
Published: May 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This comprehensive textbook provides a thorough and accessbile introduction to business law for the non-law student. Packed with up-to-date and relevant examples, it demonstrates the real applicability of the law to the business world, making it an invaluable companion for all those tackling business law for the first time.

Whether you're a would-be entrepreneur or looking to a career in management, this book gives you the solid base you need to make confident business decisions in the future. Designed for non-lawyers, Business Law is written in a clear and easy-to-follow style which avoids excessive legal terminology and presents the need-to-know facts and cases.

Fully referenced throughout and with an accompanying Online Resource Centre, Business Law combines accurate legal detail with strong learning tools such as self-test questions, chapter summaries and key definitions, helping you successfully navigate your way through this often complex subject.

Subjects:
Company Law
Contents:
1. Studying the Law

THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM
2. The law, the constitution and human rights in the UK
3. Sources of law
statutory interpretation, and the legislative process
4. The court structure and alternative forms of dispute resolution

LAW OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
5. History
institutions
sources of law and the impact on the UK
6. Enforcement mechanisms

CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS
7. Essential features of a valid contract 1: offer and acceptance
8. Essential features of a valid contract 2: consideration
intention to create legal relations and certainty of terms
9. Contracts, contractual capacity, mistake, misrepresentation, and duress
10. Contractual terms
11. Statutory regulation of contracts
12. Discharge of contract and remedies for breach

TORTIOUS LIABILITY
13. Negligence and nuisance
14. Economic loss, the liability of professional advisors, and psychiatric injury
15. Vicarious liability and statutory duties

EMPLOYMENT
16. Employment status and the terms forming the contract
17. Dismissal at common law, redundancy and the transfer of undertakings
18. Unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal
19. Discrimination in the workplace and parental rights
20. Regulation of the conditions of employment

COMPANY LAW
21. Agency
22. Type of organization and forming the business enterprise
23. Corporate administration
24. Maintenance of finance and capital
25. Corporate management

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
26. Intellectual property