Basic Law: Legal Environment of Business

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McGraw-Hill Education, Dec 1, 1994 - Business & Economics - 260 pages
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Contents

How Are Laws Made? Page
5
How Does the Federal Legal System Work? Page
8
How Do State and Local Legal Systems Work? Page
11
How Is Criminal Behavior Handled by Our Legal System? Page
14
How Are Injuries to Persons and Property Handled by Our Legal System? Page
19
What Crimes and Torts Most Affect Businesses? Page
23
Answers to Part I Self Test Questions Page
27
Contracts Chapter 8 What Is a Legally Enforceable Contract? Page
35
Commercial Paper
81
How Is Commercial Paper Negotiated and What Defenses May Stop
87
Answers to Part IV Self Test Questions Page
95
What Protections for Creditors and Debtors Are Found Outside
103
Answers to Part V Self Test Questions Page
110
When Should You Form a Partnership and How Do You Do So? Page
117
Answers to Part VI Self Test Questions Page
123
How Is the Employment Relationship Created Managed
130

What Are the Requirements of a Valid Agreement? Page
38
Whom Will the Law Excuse from the Performance of Contractual Obligations? Page
41
When Is Consideration Present? Page
45
How Do Statutes Affect the Form and Enforceability of Contracts? Page
48
How Are Contractual Obligations Discharged and What Can Be Done If They Are Not? Page
52
Answers to Part II Self Test Questions Page
56
Sales Chapter 14 What Is the Uniform Commercial Code and How Does It Apply to the Sale of Goods? Page
63
What Are the Requirements of a Valid Sales Contract? Page
66
When Does Ownership of the Goods Transfer in a Sales Contract? Page
70
What Product Liability and Breach of Contract Remedies Are Available
73
Property Bailments and Leaseholds
136
How Are Leaseholds Created Managed and Terminated? Page
143
Insurance
149
Why Do We Need Property and Casualty Insurance and What Specific
155
Other Legal Areas with a Significant Impact On Business
162
How Do the Antitrust Laws Affect Business? Page
169
How Does International Law Affect Business? Page
176
Answers to Part X Self Test Questions Page
182
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
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