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Legal Environment of Business, A Managerial Approach: Theory to Practice

Legal Environment of Business, A Managerial Approach: Theory to Practice

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By Sean Melvin and Enrique Guerra-Pujol
ISBN10: 1259686205
ISBN13: 9781259686207
Copyright: 2018
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UNIT ONE: FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

Chapter 1 Legal Foundations

Appendix to Chapter1: A Business Student’s Guide to Understanding Cases and Finding the Law

Chapter 2 Business and the Constitution

Chapter 3 The American Judicial System, Jurisdiction, and Venue

Chapter 4 Resolving Disputes: Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 5 Business,Societal, and Ethical Contexts of Law

UNIT TWO: LAW AND COMMERCE

Chapter 6 Overview and Language of Contracts

Chapter 7 Contract Enforceability and Performance

Chapter 8 Contracts for the Sale of Goods

Chapter 9 Torts and Products Liability

Business Law Simulation Exercise 1: Restrictive Covenants in Contracts

UNIT THREE: REGULATION IN THE WORKPLACE

Chapter 10 Agency

Chapter 11 Employment Relationships and Labor Law

Chapter 12 Employment Discrimination

Business Law Simulation Exercise 2: Employment Discrimination

UNIT FOUR: BUSINESS ENTITIES, SECURITIES REGULATION, AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Chapter 13 Choice of Business Entity, Sole Proprietorships, and Partnerships

Chapter 14 Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships

Chapter 15 Corporations

Chapter 16 Regulation of Securities, Corporate Governance, and Financial Markets

UNIT FIVE: REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

Chapter 17 Administrative Law

Chapter 18 Environmental Law

Chapter 19 Antitrust and Regulation of Competition

Chapter 20 Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

Chapter 21 Warranties and Consumer Protection Law

Chapter 22 Criminal Law and Procedure in Business

Chapter 23 Personal Property, Real Property, and Land Use Law

Chapter 24 Intellectual Property

Chapter 25 International Law and Global Commerce

About the Author

Sean Melvin

Sean P. Melvin is an associate professor of business law at Elizabethtown College (Pennsylvania), where he served as department chair for eight years, won the Delta Mu Delta Outstanding Teacher of the Year award, and received several Faculty Merit awards for teaching and scholarship. Prior to his appointment at Elizabethtown, he was an assistant professor of business at a large state university where he taught in both the undergraduate and MBA programs. Before his academic career, Professor Melvin was a corporate lawyer in a large Philadelphia-based law firm and went on to become vice president and general counsel at a publicly traded technology company. Professor Melvin is the author or co-author of eight books (including five textbooks), has contributed scholarly and professional articles and case studies to over two dozen publications, and is a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). His article “Case Study of a Coffee War” was selected as Best International Case Study at the 86th annual ALSB conference.

Enrique Guerra-Pujol

F. E. Guerra-Pujol is a lecturer of business law at the University of Central Florida (UCF), a large state university located in Orlando, where he also serves as faculty editor of the UCF Undergraduate Research Journal. Prior to his appointment at UCF, he was an associate professor at the Pontifical Catholic University School of Law in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and practiced corporate and tax law with a large Latin American law firm. Professor Guerra-Pujol received his BA from UC Santa Barbara and his JD from Yale Law School. Professor Guerra-Pujol has published refereed articles, book chapters, and other scholarly works and is a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). He is currently writing a book titled Alternate Legal Worlds exploring law from a science fiction perspective, and his work has been featured on Freakonomics Radio, Hacker News, and the website io9.

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