Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment17th Edition
- This best-selling title, written by the highly respected author team from Indiana University, takes a traditional approach to the business law course.
- Known as an innovator in the field, this text has pioneered by introducing materials on business ethics, corporate social responsibility, global legal issues, and e-commerce law.
- Aligned with AACSB curricular standards to ensure your business law course will prepare students to have a positive impact on business and society.
1 The Nature of Law
2 The Resolution of Private Disputes
3 Business and the Constitution
4 Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, and Critical Thinking
Part 2 Crimes and Torts
5 Criminal Law and Procedure
6 Intentional Torts
7 Negligence and Strict Liability
8 Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition
Part 3 Contracts
9 Introduction to Contracts
10 The Agreement: Offer
11 The Agreement: Acceptance
13 Reality of Consent
14 Capacity to Contract
17 Rights of Third Parties
18 Performance and Remedies
Part 4 Sales
19 Formation and Terms of Sales Contracts
20 Product Liability
21 Performance of Sales Contracts
22 Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts
Part 5 Property
23 Personal Property and Bailments
24 Real Property
25 Landlord and Tenant
26 Estates and Trusts
27 Insurance Law
Part 6 Credit
28 Introduction to Credit and Secured Transactions
31 Negotiable Instruments
32 Negotiation and Holder in Due Course
33 Liability of Parties
34 Checks and Electronic Transfers
Part 8 Agency Law
35 The Agency Relationship
36 Third-Party Relations of the Principal and the Agent
Part 9 Partnerships
37 Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships
38 Operation of Partnerships and Related Forms
39 Partners’ Dissociation and Partnerships’ Dissolution and Winding Up
40 Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships
Part 10 Corporations
41 History and Nature of Corporations
42 Organization and Financial Structure of Corporations
43 Management of Corporations
44 Shareholders’ Rights and Liabilities
45 Securities Regulation
46 Legal and Professional Responsibilities of Auditors, Consultants, and Securities Professionals
Part 11 Regulation of Business
47 Administrative Law
48 The Federal Trade Commission Act and Consumer Protection Laws
49 Antitrust: The Sherman Act
50 The Clayton Act, the Robinson–Patman Act, and Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities
51 Employment Law
52 Environmental Regulation
Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America
Appendix B: Uniform Commercial Code
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