Business Law and the Regulation of Business

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Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1344

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Recognized for accurate, relevant, and straightforward coverage, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS, 12E illustrates how legal concepts apply to common business situations. The book's comprehensive, yet succinct, approach provides a depth of coverage ideal for business success and CPA exam preparation without technical jargon. The text includes both landmark and recent cases with the facts and decision summarized for clarity, while the opinion is carefully edited to preserve the language of the court. More than 220 figures, tables, diagrams, concept reviews, and chapter summaries clarify concepts. All key legal terms are clearly defined and explained. In addition, each chapter is carefully organized with numerous illustrative hypothetical and case examples that relate content to real-life experiences. Numerous critical-thinking features further strengthen readers’ analytical skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Law and the Regulation of Business

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Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305509552

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1344

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Recognized for accurate, relevant, and straightforward coverage, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS, 12E illustrates how legal concepts apply to common business situations. The book's comprehensive, yet succinct, approach provides a depth of coverage ideal for business success and CPA exam preparation without technical jargon. The text includes both landmark and recent cases with the facts and decision summarized for clarity, while the opinion is carefully edited to preserve the language of the court. More than 220 figures, tables, diagrams, concept reviews, and chapter summaries clarify concepts. All key legal terms are clearly defined and explained. In addition, each chapter is carefully organized with numerous illustrative hypothetical and case examples that relate content to real-life experiences. Numerous critical-thinking features further strengthen readers’ analytical skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Law and the Regulation of Business

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Author: Richard A. Mann

Publisher: South Western Educational Publishing

ISBN: 9780324225457

Category: Business law

Page: 1126

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This text provides a concise explanation of the statutory and case law that affects business with the objective of enabling students to use the law as a source for business decision-making. Excellent preparation for CPA exams and numerous critical thinking features are particular strengths of this text. This sixth edition continues the tradition of authoritative, accurate, and up-to-date presentation of the law.

Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment

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Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337555185

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1200

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Praised for its relevant, straightforward coverage, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 13E illustrates how to apply legal concepts to business situations. This comprehensive, yet succinct, reader-friendly approach provides a depth of coverage ideal for business success and CPA exam preparation without technical jargon. Integrated and summarized landmark and recent cases work with more than 220 figures, tables, diagrams, and summaries to ensure understanding. Key legal terms are clearly defined and illustrated, while numerous examples relate material to real life. Critical-thinking features strengthen analytical skills as readers acquire a fundamental knowledge of the principles of law that apply to business transactions. Gain insight into the function and operation of courts and administrative agencies and learn to recognize potential legal problems in business. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Smith and Roberson’s Business Law

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Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337094757

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1344

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Today’s most complete, credible, and authentic business law book, SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW, 17E by Richard A. Mann and Barry S. Roberts continues a long tradition of accurate and consistent coverage of the latest issues and emerging trends. This updated classic delivers a detailed presentation of business law that covers all topics included in the business law section of the certified public accountant (CPA) exam. In addition, this book covers the legal responsibilities and liabilities of accountants and the corporate governance portion of business environment and concepts sections of the CPA exam. End-of-chapter cases offer a blend of landmark and current decisions edited to preserve a large portion of the language of the court. Proven, comprehensive, and up-to-date, this trusted book challenges and engages readers to ensure they gain a solid understanding of modern business law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

International Business Law

Emerging Fields of Regulation

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Author: Mark Fenwick,Stefan Wrbka

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509918078

Category: Law

Page: 240

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This book provides an accessible introduction to selected new issues in transnational law, and connects them to existing theoretical debates on transnational business regulation. More specifically, (i) it introduces the argument about the evolving character of contemporary international business regulation; (ii) it provides an overview of some of the main fields of law that are currently important for firms that operate across borders; and (iii) it sets out an interpretive framework for making sense of disparate developments occurring across a number of jurisdictions, among which are the form of regulation and style of enforcement, issues of legal certainty, and behavioural aspects of regulation. The selected topics are indicative of some key issues confronting businesses looking to operate across national borders, as well as policy makers seeking to introduce and enforce meaningful regulatory standards in an increasingly global society. Topics include: consumer law; product liability; warranty law and obsolescence; collective redress; alternative dispute resolution; corporate wrongdoing; corporate governance; and e-commerce. This timely work offers a novel perspective on transnational business law and examines a range of legal issues that preoccupy companies operating transnationally. This book is intended not only for law students looking for an introduction, overview or commentary on the contemporary state of international business law, but also for anyone looking for an introduction to the regulation of business in a global, inter-connected economy.

Comparative Law and Regulation

Understanding the Global Regulatory Process

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Author: Francesca Bignami,David Zaring

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1782545611

Category: Law

Page: 608

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Governance by regulation – rules propounded and enforced by bureaucracies – is taking a growing share of the sum total of governance. Once thought to be an American phenomenon, it is now a central form of state action in every part of the world, including Europe, Latin America, and Asia, and it is at the core of much international lawmaking. In Comparative Law and Regulation, original contributions by leading scholars in the field focus both on the legal dimension of regulation and on how this dimension operates in those places that have turned to regulation to meet their obligations.

Regulation and Inequality at Work

Isolation and Inequality Beyond the Regulation of Labour

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Author: Vanisha Sukdeo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429836627

Category: Law

Page: 154

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This book examines how the law has limitations to the extent that it can combat repression, isolation, and inequality. The main point the book explores is that isolation and inequality cannot be solved by driving up wages and having better working conditions. The true divide between management and workers is the inability of management to see the workers as people, and not just numbers. "The Swiss novelist Max Frisch remarked at the time, ‘We imported workers and got men instead.’" This encapsulates the dilemma of management – how to distance one’s self enough from workers to command respect yet not too distant as to be seen as inhumane. How can isolation and inequality within the workplace be overcome? Regulation and Inequality at Work shows how workers can have an increased voice by using tools outside of the typical legal ones. Without state protection, the rights can be viewed as less stringent. Working outside the system allows for greater malleability and flexibility to be able to cater to individual workers in individual workplaces. Workers’ rights are about better working conditions, hourly wages, and benefits, but are also about being treated in a more civilized manner where one’s humanity is recognized. Only through all of these parts working together will a true version of workers’ rights emerge—one where workers are not viewed as mere tools but within and of the system itself. It shows the latest state of knowledge on the topic and will be of interest both to students at an advanced level, academics and reflective practitioners in the fields of business and company law, labour law, and employment law.

Study Guide for Mann/Roberts' Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment

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Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN: 9780324375138

Category: Law

Page: 620

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Prepared by Ronald L. Taylor of Metropolitan State College of Denver, provides a brief statement of purpose, chapter checkpoints, study tips, chapter outlines, key terms definitions, and true/false, multiple choice, and short essay questions for each chapter. Each part has optional integrated questions and a sample test bank of twenty cumulative test questions. The Study Guide also includes a CPA exam business law review.

Business and Human Rights

History, Law and Policy - Bridging the Accountability Gap

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Author: Nadia Bernaz

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317233859

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 314

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Business corporations can and do violate human rights all over the world, and they are often not held to account. Emblematic cases and situations such as the state of the Niger Delta and the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory are examples of corporate human rights abuses which are not adequately prevented and remedied. Business and human rights as a field seeks to enhance the accountability of business – companies and businesspeople – in the human rights area, or, to phrase it differently, to bridge the accountability gap. Bridging the accountability gap is to be understood as both setting standards and holding corporations and businesspeople to account if violations occur. Adopting a legal perspective, this book presents the ways in which this dual undertaking has been and could be further carried out in the future, and evaluates the extent to which the various initiatives in the field bridge the corporate accountability gap. It looks at the historical background of the field of business and human rights, and examines salient periods, events and cases. The book then goes on to explore the relevance of international human rights law and international criminal law for global business. International soft law and policy initiatives which have blossomed in recent years are evaluated along with private modes of regulation. The book also examines how domestic law, especially the domestic law of multinational companies’ home countries, can be used to prevent and redress corporate related human rights violations.

Business Law

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Author: Robert W. Emerson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1438067895

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

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Titles in Barron’s Business Review series are widely used as classroom supplements to college textbooks and often serve as a main textbook in business brush-up programs. Business Law focuses on the importance of legal theory in the everyday business world, explaining such subjects as tort responsibility, government regulations, contracts, environmental law, product liability, consumer protection, and international law, among many other topics. Also discussed in detail are the legal aspects of partnerships, franchises, and corporations, as well as special topics that include business crimes, property as a legal concept, intellectual property, and similar pertinent topics. A study aid labeled Key Terms appears at the beginning of each chapter, and You Should Remember summaries are strategically interspersed throughout the text.

Competition and Regulation in the Airline Industry

Puppets in Chaos

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Author: Steven Truxal

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136315330

Category: Law

Page: 190

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An examination of the relationship between competition and the deregulation and liberalisation of the US and European air transport sectors reveals that the structure of the air transport sector has undergone a number of significant changes. A growing number of airlines are entering into horizontal and vertical cooperative arrangements and integration including franchising, codeshare agreements, alliances, ‘virtual mergers’ and in some cases, mergers with other airlines, groups of airlines or other complementary lines of business such as airports. This book considers the current legal issues affecting the air transport sector incorporating recent developments in the industry, including the end of certain exemptions from EU competition rules, the effect of the EU-US Open Skies Agreement, the accession of new EU Member States and the Lisbon Treaty. The book explores the differing European and US regulatory approaches to the changes in the industry and examines how airlines have remained economically efficient in what is perceived as a complex and confused regulatory environment. Competition and Regulation in the Airline Industry will be of particular interest to academics and students of competition law as well as EU law.

Regulation and Supervision of the OTC Derivatives Market

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Author: Ligia Catherine Arias-Barrera

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351797719

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

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The over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market has captured the attention of regulators after the Global Financial Crisis due to the risk it poses to financial stability. Under the post-crisis regulatory reform the concentration of business, and risks, among a few major players is changed by the concentration of a large portion of transactions in the new market infrastructures, the Central Counterparties (CCPs). ? This book, for the first time, analyses the regulatory response of the United Kingdom and the United States, the two?largest centres of OTC derivatives transactions, and highlights their shortcomings. The book uses a normative risk-based approach to regulation as a methodological lens to analyse the UK regime of CCPs in the OTC derivatives market. It specifically focuses on prudential supervision and conduct of business rules governing OTC derivatives transactions and the move towards enhancing the use of central clearing. The resulting analysis, from a normative risk based approach, suggests that the UK regime for CCPs does not fulfil what would be expected if a coherent risk based approach was taken. ? Our comments on the Dodd-Frank Act highlight that the incoherent adoption of risk-based approach to regulation affects the effectiveness of the US regime for CCPs. Such a regime does not follow the pace of events of ‘innovation risk’; in particular, the foreseeable changes FinTech will bring to the OTCDM and central clearing services. The second inadequacy of the US regime concerns the dual regulatory structure of the CFTC and the SEC, and the inadequate adoption of different and not well-coordinated regulatory strategies. We also analyse the cross-border implications of the US regime for non-US CCPs that provide clearing services to US market participants. Finally, we study the negative effects of the absence of a clearly defined resolution regime for CCPs.

The Captured Economy

How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

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Author: Brink Lindsey,Steven Teles

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190627786

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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For years, America has been plagued by slow economic growth and increasing inequality. Yet economists have long taught that there is a tradeoff between equity and efficiency-that is, between making a bigger pie and dividing it more fairly. That is why our current predicament is so puzzling: today, we are faced with both a stagnating economy and sky-high inequality. In The Captured Economy , Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles identify a common factor behind these twin ills: breakdowns in democratic governance that allow wealthy special interests to capture the policymaking process for their own benefit. They document the proliferation of regressive regulations that redistribute wealth and income up the economic scale while stifling entrepreneurship and innovation. When the state entrenches privilege by subverting market competition, the tradeoff between equity and efficiency no longer holds. Over the past four decades, new regulatory barriers have worked to shield the powerful from the rigors of competition, thereby inflating their incomes-sometimes to an extravagant degree. Lindsey and Teles detail four of the most important cases: subsidies for the financial sector's excessive risk taking, overprotection of copyrights and patents, favoritism toward incumbent businesses through occupational licensing schemes, and the NIMBY-led escalation of land use controls that drive up rents for everyone else. Freeing the economy from regressive regulatory capture will be difficult. Lindsey and Teles are realistic about the chances for reform, but they offer a set of promising strategies to improve democratic deliberation and open pathways for meaningful policy change. An original and counterintuitive interpretation of the forces driving inequality and stagnation, The Captured Economy will be necessary reading for anyone concerned about America's mounting economic problems and the social tensions they are sparking.