Keenan and Riches' Business Law 11th edn

Series
Longman
Author
Sarah Riches / Vida Allen  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
11
Language
English
Total pages
648
Pub.-date
June 2013
ISBN13
9781447922933
ISBN
144792293X
Related Titles



Description

Keenan & Riches' Business Law is well known and highly regarded as a reliable and practical guide to the law as it applies to the world of business. The text combines a solid academic reputation with clear language and practical features designed to assist the non-specialist, making it a favourite choice of students and professionals.

 

The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent legal changes including the European Union Act 2011, the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011, the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011, the Equality Act 2010 and changes in financial regulation as it affects companies. References to treaty articles have been renumbered to reflect changes made by the Consolidated Version of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the Union. The new edition also presents current proposals for reform in areas of business law such as aspects of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations, competition law, consumer rights and defamation.

Features

  • Learning objectives focus your reading, highlighting important points to grasp as you progress through each chapter.
  • Case summaries provide succinct overviews of the key authorities you need to know and use.
  • Practical examples include typical business scenarios and reproductions of legal documents that illustrate how the law operates in the business world.
  • Self-test questions and activities let you assess your understanding of the material in each chapter.
  • Specimen examination questions provide useful samples of the sort of questions you may be faced with in an exam and can be used for revision.
  • Website references direct you to relevant sources of information in law and business on the web.
  • Cross-references throughout the book draw connections between related areas of law.

Table of Contents

  1. The nature of law 
  2. Law making

  3. Resolving disputes
  4. An introduction to types of business organisation
  5. Non-Corporate organisations – sole traders and partnerships
  6. Companies
  7. Forming business contracts 
  8. The terms of business contracts
  9. Ending business contracts
  10. Law of agency 
  11. Contracts for the supply of goods and services
  12. Business and the law of tort
  13. Credit
  14. Consumer protection
  15. Business property
  16. Employing labour

     

Back Cover

Keenan and Riches' Business Law is well known and highly regarded as a reliable and practical guide to the law as it applies to the world of business. The text combines a solid academic reputation with clear language and practical features designed to assist the non-specialist, making it a favourite choice of students and professionals.

 

The eleventh edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent legal changes, including the European Union Act 2011, the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011, the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011, the Equality Act 2010 and changes in financial regulation as it affects companies. References to treaty articles have been renumbered to reflect changes made by the consolidated version of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. The new edition also presents current proposals for reform in areas of business law such as aspects of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations, competition law, consumer rights and defamation.

 

 

Key features of this edition:

 

  • Learning objectives focus your reading, highlighting important points to grasp as you progress through each chapter.
  • Case summaries provide succinct overviews of the key authorities you need to know and use.
  • Practical examples include typical business scenarios and reproductions of legal documents that illustrate how the law operates in the business world.
  • Self-test questions and activities let you assess your understanding of the material in each chapter.
  • Specimen examination questions provide useful samples of the sort of questions you may be faced with in an exam and can be used for revision.
  • Website references direct you to relevant sources of information in law and business on the web.
  • Cross-references throughout the book draw connections between related areas of law.

 

Sarah Riches has extensive experience in teaching business law.

 

Vida Allen is a Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS, University of London.

 

***web box***