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Business Law (4th ed. 2009)

Our Price: £35.99 
Author(s): Judge, Stephen;
Classification(s): Company law;
Series: Macmillan Law Masters
Readership / Audience Level: Undergraduate;Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
ISBN-13: 9780230575721
ISBN-10: 0230575722
Publication Date: 24 Jun 2009
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Country: United Kingdom
Binding / Product Type: Paperback / softback
Pages: 624
Dimensions: W: 171 mm / H: 246 mm
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With its real-world business-orientated approach, Business Law has been fully updated in line with the Companies Act 2006, and also streamlined to address the needs of today's student of this fascinating and fast-moving subject. Providing a salient introduction to law in a business context, this is a valuable learning companion.

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM.- Introduction to the English Legal System.- Resolving Disputes.- PART II: INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS.- Contract Law.- Tort law.- Remedies for Contract and Tort.- PART III: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.- The Business Forms Available Under UK Law.- Partnerships.- Registered Companies: Constitution and Contracts.- Registered Companies: Share Capital.- Registered companies: Shares and Shareholders and Minority Protection.- Registered Companies: Directors, Directors' Duties.- Registered companies: Loan Capital.- Registered companies: Corporate Insolvency.- PART IV: BUSINESS ASSETS AND SECURING LOANS.- Business Property.- Securing Loans.- PART V: BUSINESS CONTRACTS.- Agency.- Employment Contracts.- Sale and Supply of Goods.- Insurance.- PART VI: CONSUMER PROTECTION.- Consumer Credit.- Consumer Protection.- PART VII: E-COMMERCE.- E-commerce.

Reviews

'..a detailed survey of the main principles and rules of English commercial law that apply to management and business practices. The book will be especially useful for non-law students in UK business studies programmes and can also serve as an informative guide for company managers and small businesses' -Dr Kern Alexander, The Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, UK 'This book covers a wide rage of topics and should cover all topics offered on most business law courses. It is well organized and the topics are covered in sufficient breadth. The writing style is good, concise and clear' -Michael Connelly, Senior Lecturer in Law, Westminster Business School, the University of Westminster, UK

Author Biography

STEPHEN JUDGE taught Business Law for over thirty years at the University of Surrey, UK, as well as spending time as Professeur Invite, Faculty of Law, Universite Rene Descartes, Paris. He is the author of a number of papers and the successful Business Law in the Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series, as well as Q&A Company Law for Oxford University Press.

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'..a detailed survey of the main principles and rules of English commercial law that apply to management and business practices. The book will be especially useful for non-law students in UK business studies programmes and can also serve as an informative guide for company managers and small businesses' -Dr Kern Alexander, The Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, UK 'This book covers a wide rage of topics and should cover all topics offered on most business law courses. It is well organized and the topics are covered in sufficient breadth. The writing style is good, concise and clear' -Michael Connelly, Senior Lecturer in Law, Westminster Business School, the University of Westminster, UK