Essentials of Business Law, 4th edition

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By: Ewan MacIntyre
January 2014
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781447923701
479 Pages
$82.50 Paper Original


Essentials of Business Law is well regarded for its clear yet succinct exposition of core principles and key cases across the essential legal topics relevant to business students. The numerous diagrams are presented in colour to better aid comprehension of legal structures and processes.


  1. The legal System
  2. Making a contract
  3. The terms of the contract
  4. Misrepresentation, mistake, duress ad illegality
  5. Discharge of contracts and remedies for breach
  6. Agency
  7. The Sale of Goods Act 1979
  8. The tort of negligence
  9. Nuisance, trespass, defamation and vicarious liability
  10. Company (1): Characteristics and formation
  11. Companies (2): Management, control and winding up
  12. Partnership, limited liability partnership and choice of legal status
  13. Employment (1): The Contract of employment, employment rights and dismissal
  14. Employment 92): Discrimination and health and safety
  15. Regulation of business by the criminal law
  16. Credit transactions and intellectual property rights
  17. The resolution of business disputes