Cengage Advantage Books: Fundamentals of Business Law, 9th Edition

Book Description

Brief and affordable, of Law, 9th Edition zeroes in on the core business law topics you need to know, including contracts and sales, in an abbreviated, paperback book. The summarized cases integrated throughout illustrate key points of law without overwhelming you with unnecessary detail. Ideal for wanting needing guidance with contracts and sales, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES, 9th Edition condenses the latest legal topics--the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, cyberlaw, health-care and reform, the housing crisis, and more--for quick comprehension. Helpful learning tools like boxed features, highlighted terms, learning objectives and summaries, self-testing, and review questions make FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES, 9th Edition the easy-to-understand alternative to traditional Business Law books!

Table of Contents

Unit One: The Legal Environment of Business
Chapter 1 The Legal and Constitutional Environment of Business
Chapter 2 Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution
Chapter 3 Ethics and Business Decision Making

Unit Two: Torts and Crimes
Chapter 4 Torts and Cyber Torts
Chapter 5 Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Chapter 6 and Cyber Crime

Unit Three: Contracts
Chapter 7 Nature and Classification
Chapter 8 Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 9 Consideration, Capacity, and Legality
Chapter 10 Defenses to Contract Enforceability
Chapter 11 Third Party Rights and Discharge
Chapter 12 Breach and Remedies

Unit Four: Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 13 The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 14 Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Chapter 15 Warranties and Product Liability

Unit Five: Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 16 Negotiability, Transferability, and Liability
Chapter 17 Checks and Banking in the Age

Unit Six: Debtor-Creditor Relationships
Chapter 18 Security Interests in Personal Property
Chapter 19 Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
Chapter 20 Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession

Unit Seven: Employment Relations
Chapter 21 Agency Relationships
Chapter 22 Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law

Unit Eight: Business Organizations
Chapter 23 Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies
Chapter 24 Corporate Formation, Financing, and Termination
Chapter 25 Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Chapter 26 Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance

Unit Nine: Property and Its Protection
Chapter 27 Personal Property and Bailments
Chapter 28 Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law
Chapter 29 Insurance, Wills, and Trusts

Unit Ten: Special Topics
Chapter 30 Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals
Chapter 31 International Law in a Global

Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States
Appendix C: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts)
Appendix D: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Appendix E: Sample Answers for Select Questions with Sample Answer
Appendix F: Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answer
Appendix G: Answers to Issue Spotters

Book Details

  • Title: Cengage Advantage Books: Fundamentals of Business Law, 9th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 609 pages
  • Edition: 9
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-01-02
  • ISBN-10: 1111530629
  • ISBN-13: 9781111530624