Business Law Today, Comprehensive, 10th Edition

Book Description

Today, Comprehensive: Text and Cases: Diverse, Ethical, Online, and Global Environment (Miller Today Family)

BUSINESS TODAY: COMPREHENSIVE combines an engaging, reader-friendly style and exceptional visual appeal to immerse readers in the excitement of cutting-edge business . In addition to a wide selection of intriguing new cases and thorough coverage of the latest developments in the field, this version of the book includes chapters on the legal environment and material for readers taking the CPA exam. The book also explicitly meets the AACSB curriculum requirements.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 The Legal Environment of Business
Chapter 1 The Legal Environment
Chapter 2 Constitutional Law
Chapter 3 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 4 Torts and Cyber Torts
Chapter 5 Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Chapter 6 Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Chapter 7 and Business Decision Making

UNIT 2 Contracts
Chapter 8 Nature and Classification
Chapter 9 Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 10 Consideration
Chapter 11 Capacity and Legality
Chapter 12 Voluntary Consent
Chapter 13 The Statute of Frauds—Writing Requirement
Chapter 14 Performance and Discharge
Chapter 15 Breach and Remedies
Chapter 16 Third Party Rights

UNIT 3 Commercial Transactions
Chapter 17 The Formation of and Lease Contracts
Chapter 18 Title and Risk of Loss
Chapter 19 Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 20 Warranties and Product Liability
Chapter 21 Negotiable Instruments: Transferability and Liability
Chapter 22 Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Chapter 23 Interests in Personal Property
Chapter 24 Other Creditors’ Remedies and Suretyship
Chapter 25 Bankruptcy
Chapter 26 Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession
Chapter 27 International Law in a Global Economy

UNIT 4 Agency and Employment Law
Chapter 28 Agency Relationships in Business
Chapter 29 Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law
Chapter 30 Employment Discrimination and Diversity

UNIT 5 Business Organizations
Chapter 31 Sole Proprietorships and Private Franchises
Chapter 32 All Forms of Partnership
Chapter 33 Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Chapter 34 Corporate Formation and Financing
Chapter 35 Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Chapter 36 Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Termination
Chapter 37 Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate

UNIT 6 Government regulation
Chapter 38 Administrative Law
Chapter 39 Promoting Competition
Chapter 40 Consumer and Environmental Law
Chapter 41 Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals

UNIT 7 Property and its Protection
Chapter 42 Personal Property and Bailments
Chapter 43 Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law
Chapter 44 Insurance, Wills, and Trusts

Appendix A How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
AppendixB The Constitution of the United States
AppendixC The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
AppendixD The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
AppendixE Answers to Issue Spotters
AppendixF Answers to Even-Numbered For Review Questions
AppendixG Sample Answers for Questions with Sample Answer
AppendixH Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answer

Book Details

  • Title: Business Law Today, Comprehensive, 10th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 1272 pages
  • Edition: 10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-01-01
  • ISBN-10: 1285428935
  • ISBN-13: 9781285428932