Business Law: Legal Environment, Transactions, and Regulation

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Dame, Thomson learning, 1999 - Commercial law - 1095 pages
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This comprehensive edition blends traditional and environmental approaches to cover all significant business law and regulatory topics, including those required for CPA and CPS professional exams. Business Law, Legal Environment, Transactions, and Regulation is current, accurate, and flexible with material that can be tailored to a variety of teaching styles. Instructors can combine topics and teaching units to fit the individual needs of traditional law or legal environment courses.

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Contents

Part One CV H Legal Environment
3
1 Ethics and the Common Law
5
Comparative Law and lnternational Law
29
Where Can a Company Be Taxed? 44 Extraterritoriality 45 Sovereign Immunity
47
Constitutional Law and Administrative Regulation
49
fCourt Systems and Civil Procedure
73
Real Property
80
Criminal Law and Procedure
101
Negotiation Holders in Due Course and Defenses
497
INDORSEMENT 498 General Rules 498 Impostors
512
quisition Rules 518 Suretyship Rules 518 SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS CHAPTER
519
Bank Deposits and Collections
521
Part Six Property
539
Forms of CoOwnership Personal Property
541
HUMAN RIGHTS PROPERTY RIGHTS AND PERSONAL RIGHTS 541 DEFINI
545
Tenancy in Common 545 Kohler v Flynn 546 Joint Tenancy 548 Matter
558

Tort Law
123
Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals
151
Part Two Contract
173
Contracts and Agreements
175
Consideration and Unconscionability
201
Statute of Frauds and Parol Evidence Rule
221
Reality of Consent
243
lllegality and lmpossibility
265
Assignment and ThirdParty Beneficiary Contracts
283
Incidental Beneficiaries 285 Mutual Rescission of the Contract 285 ASSIGN
290
America First Credit Union v First Security Bank of Utah N A 293 Availability
297
Nonperformance Excuses and Remedies
303
Buyers Rejection of Goods 310 Sellers Right to Cure Defects
311
Part Three Sales of Goods
331
Title Risk of Loss and Other Interests
333
TERESTS IN THE GOODS 335 Presumptions 335 Identification 335 Special
347
Defects in Sellers Title 347 Appearance of Authority to Sell 347 Entrusting
353
Warranties and Products Liability
357
PLAINTIFFS DEFENDANTS AND THEORIES OF LIABILITY 358 Grover v
365
Part Four Creditors and Debtors
377
Bankruptcy and Consumer Protection
379
Full Disclosure in Credit Transactions 394 Franck v Bedenfield
395
Suretyship and Secured Transactions
403
SECURITY AND PRECODE LAW 404 Creditors Need for Security 404 Types
411
Carroll Publishing Company 413 Exclusions 416 ConflictofLaw
420
Perfection Priorities and Remedies
429
Perfection Against Fixtures 432 Priorities 432 Security Pacific Financial Services
440
Western State Bank v Wilson 441 Debtors Defenses Against Assignee 443
451
Part Five Commercial Paper
455
Types of Instruments Requirements of Negotiability
457
MAJOR LEGAL ISSUES 458 TYPES OF COMMERCIAL PAPER 459 State v Fam
468
Liabilities of Parties
479
Intellectual Property
563
Bailments and Carriers
583
Real PropertyAcquisition of Ownership
603
TYPES OF RIGHTS TO OWNERSHIP IN REAL PROPERTY 608 Fee Simple Estate
609
Warranties of Title 614 National Regulation 616 FINANCING OF REAL ESTATE
621
Real PropertyLandlord and Tenant
629
Landlord Inspections 634 Repairs 634 P H Investment v Oliver 635 Tenants
637
Breach of Lease 637 McCray v Carstensen 638 Security Deposits 640 Land
644
Real PropertyZoning Environmental Regulation
647
LAND USE REGULATION 647 Zoning Defined 648 Lucas v South Carolina
656
Part Seven
665
Partnership Law
693
Limited Partnerships
721
CorporationsNature Formation and Powers
743
Government Corporation 744 NotforProfit Corporation 744 Domestic Corpora
750
FOREIGN CORPORATIONS 756 Definition 756 Degrees of Doing Business
756
Jurisdiction for Taxation 760 Mobil Oil Corporation v Commissioner
765
CorporationsStocks and Stockholders
769
CLASSES OF STOCK 772 Common Stock 772 Preferred Stock 772 Cumulative
777
CorporationsManagement Duties
797
Ethics in Business
819
CORPORATE DECISIONS ON SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 820 Dodge v Ford
827
Part Eight
835
Antitrust Law
859
Trade Practices Law 579
879
Labor Relations Law
895
Employment Discrimination Law
917
Appendix
937
Appendix
951
Appendix
1057
Appendix
1073
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