Understanding Business Law (eBook)
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This popular business law text is designed for accounting, business and management students. It provides a concise overview of subjects affecting business, including the Australian legal system, contracts, sale of goods, agency, consumer credit, bailment, intellectual property, insurance law and incorporates commentary on the new national consumer protection laws. With case examples the authors illustrate how legal principles are applied in a business context. This text is accompanied by extensive ancillary material to aid student leaning and provide lecturer support. Features and Benefits
Updated content commentary includes the ACL, Consumer and Competition Act 2010 and references to the proposed amendments for Insurance Contracts Act
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Australian legal system
2. Legal Systems: The courts
3. Remedies outside the court system
4. Contracts formation
6. Apparent Contracts: Lack of True agreement
7. Contracts: termination and breach
8. Sale of goods
9. Introduction to consumer protection and fair trading
10. Consumer protection law
11. Consumer credit
12. Restrictive trade practices
13. Business ethics
15. Choosing a business form
19. Intellectual property
22. Civil liability: Torts
23. Debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency
24. Negotiable instruments and banking
25. Cheques and plastic money
Glossary of terms
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