Law for Business Students, 6th UK edition

By Alix Adams
December 2010
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781408278802
589 Pages, Illustrated
$82.50 Paper Original

Alix Adams’ lively and understandable introduction to all aspects of law encountered in business will provide you with a clear appreciation of the main rules and legal principles.

Utilising a host of features in a colourful and clear design, Law for Business Students encourages you to understand how the law works in everyday business situations and apply it to your own experiences.

Contents; Guided tour, Acknowledgements, Preface; Table of cases; Table of statutes, Table of statutory instruments; Table of European and international legislation; 1 Getting started: an introduction to studying law , 2 How the law is made 3 Resolving legal disputes, 4 The law of contract: offer and acceptance, 5 The law of contract: consideration, intention and privity; 6 The terms of the contract; 7 Defects in the contract: misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence; 8 More defects: illegality and incapacity; 9 Discharge of the contract and remedies for breach; 10 The law of agency; 11 Sale of goods: the contract and its terms; 12 Sale of goods: transfer of ownership, performance and remedies for breach of contract; 13 Tort liability for defective goods; 14 Tort liability for defective services; 15 Tort liability for premises; 16 Rights at work: the contract of employment and health and safety at work; 17 Rights at work: protection against discrimination; 18 Rights at work: protection against dismissal and redundancy; 19 Business organization; 20 Forming a registered company; 21 Running the company: raising and maintaining capital; 22 Daily management of the company: functions of directors, secretary and auditors; 23 Company meetings and shareholder participation; 24 Statutory intellectual property protection: copyright, designs, patents and trade marks; 25 Common law protection of intellectual property: passing off, malicious falsehood and breach of confidence; 26 Study skills, and revision and examination hints

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