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West's Business Law Alternate ed., 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780324000863
ISBN: 0324000863
Published: May 1998
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Format: software (details unknown)
Price: Out of print

Known for its comprehensive, authoritative coverage, this text offers instructors flexibility in choosing which areas of the law to emphasize. Cases are summarized by the authors to facilitate student comprehension.

Part I The legal environment of business: introduction to law and legal reasoning; business ethics; courts and alternative dispute resolution; court procedures; constitutional authority to regulate business; torts and strict liability; torts related to busines; intellectual property and computer law; criminal law and procedures; comparative law. Part II Contracts: nature and terminology; agreement; consideration; capacity; genuineness of assent; legality and the statute of frauds; third party rights; performance and discharge; breach of contract and remedies. Part III Domestic and international sales law: introduction to sales contracts and their formation; title, risk, and insurable interest; performance and obligation; remedies of the buyer and seller for breach; sales warranties; product liability. Part IV Commercial paper and banking: basic concepts, negotiability, and transferability; holder in due course and defenses; liability and discharge; checks and the banking system; electronic fund transfers. Part V Creditors' rights and bankruptcy: secured transaction; other creditors' remedies and suretyship; bankruptcy and reorganization. Part VI Agency: agency formation and duties; liability to third parties and termination. Part VII Employment and labour relations: employment and labour law; employment discrimination. Part VIII Business organizations: forms of business organizations and private franchises
partnerships - nature, formation and operation
partnerships - termination and limited partnerships; corporations - formation and financing; corporations - directors, officers, and shareholders; corporations - merger, consolidation, and termination; corporations - investor protection. Part IX government regulation: administrative law; consumer law; environmental law; antitrust law. Part X Property: the nature of property and personality; bailments; real property; landlord-tenant relationships. Part XI special topics: insurance; wills, trusts, and estates; liability of accountants and other professionals; the international legal environment.