Business Law, 9th edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Ewan MacIntyre  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
9
Language
English
Total pages
808
Pub.-date
February 2018
ISBN13
9781292219950
ISBN
1292219955
Related Titles



Description

 

MacIntyre’s Business Law is the foremost text for non-law students seeking an understanding of the legal principles that apply to business. Each chapter begins with a clear outline of the topics to be covered, helping you break your learning down into manageable chunks and fully grasp all aspects of the subject. In addition, the text offers key points to guide your learning and tasks to help you apply what you have learned to business situations. Each chapter ends with a series of multiple-choice questions and a selection of in-depth problem questions. A Lecturer’s Guide, made available to lecturers who adopt the book, provides suggested answers to all of the multiple-choice and problem questions.

 

New to this Edition

Fully updated to reflect the most recent developments in case law.

Table of Contents

Study skills

Chapter 1. The legal system

Chapter 2. The courts and legal personnel

Chapter 3. Formation of contracts - offer and acceptance

Chapter 4. Other requirements of a contract - intention to create legal relations - consideration - formalities - capacity

Chapter 5. Contractual terms

Chapter 6. Misrepresentation - mistake - duress and undue influence - illegality

Chapter 7. Discharge of liability - remedies for breach of contract

Chapter 8. Terms implied by statute

Chapter 9. Sale of goods - the passing of ownership

Chapter 10. Sale of goods - duties of the parties - remedies - international sales

Chapter 11. Agency

Chapter 12. The law of torts 1

Chapter 13. The law of torts 2

Chapter 14. Credit transactions

Chapter 15. Partnership

Chapter 16. The nature of a company and the formation of a company

Chapter 17. The management of a company

Chapter 18. Shareholders - resolutions - maintenance of capital - minority protection - debentures

Chapter 19. Winding up of companies - limited liability partnerships - benefits of trading as a company, partnership or limited liability partnership

Chapter 20. Employment 1 - duties of employer and employee - dismissal - redundancy

Chapter 21. Employment 2 - discrimination - health and safety - rights of employees

Chapter 22. Regulation of business by the imposition of criminal liability

Chapter 23. Business property

Appendix: Answers to Test your understanding questions

Back Cover

‭‘MacIntyre continues to be the perfect partner for delivering a business law module on ACCA
‭courses.’
‭Matthew Beecham, Lecturer in Law, University of South Wales


‭‘MacIntyre has achieved a rare feat in creating a book that is both accessible to business law ‭students, while at the same time not compromising on the level of detail.’
‭Dr John Wood, Lecturer in Law, Lancashire Law School

 

‭MacIntyre’s Business Law is the foremost text for non-law students seeking an understanding of the ‭legal principles that apply to business. Highly regarded for its comprehensive coverage, this edition ‭has been fully updated to reflect the most recent developments in case law.

 

‭Key Features
‭Each chapter of Business Law contains:
‭• a clear outline of the topics to be covered
‭• key points to guide your learning
‭• tasks to help you apply your learning to business situations
‭• a series of multiple-choice questions
‭• a selection of in-depth problem questions

 

‭A Lecturer’s Guide is made available to lecturers who adopt the book, and provides suggested ‭answers to all of the multiple-choice and problem questions.

 

Ewan MacIntyre recently retired after more than 25 years as a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Law ‭School. He is also the author of the concise Essentials of Business Law, published by Pearson.

Author

Ewan MacIntyre recently retired after more than 25 years as a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Law School. He is also the author of the concise Essentials of Business Law, published by Pearson.