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Managers and the Legal Environment Strategies for the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 0314043918

ISBN-13: 9780314043917

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Constance E. Bagley

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Cutting-edge issues and cases are presented with a managerial focus. Each chapter has four to five summarized cases, organized into facts and decisions, plus two cases in the language of the court. At the Top features reflect the importance of corporate governance in today's business and regulatory environment. In Brief segments summarize some of the key concepts discussed. Ethical and International Considerations are interspersed within the chapters. This reorganized edition contains a chapter on consumer protection and expanded coverage of employment law.
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Book details

List price: $68.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 974
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Highly respected author, award-winning teacher, and popular professional presenter, Constance E. Bagley is Professor in the Practice of Law and Management at Yale University and a Senior Research Fellow at Yale Law School. Before joining the Yale faculty, she was an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School, a Senior Lecturer in Law and Management at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a corporate securities partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP. Professor Bagley received Yale's Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2009 and 2013. A past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, she is a recipient of its Senior Faculty Award of Excellence. In addition to multiple published articles, Professor Bagley also authored WINNING LEGALLY: HOW MANAGERS CAN USE THE LAW TO CREATE VALUE, MARSHAL RESOURCES, AND MANAGE RISK (Harvard Business School Press, 2005), coauthored (with Craig E. Dauchy) THE ENTREPRENEUR'S GUIDE TO BUSINESS LAW, 4E (Cengage, 2012), and contributed to numerous other books. She received her JD (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and her AB (Honors and Distinction) from Stanford University. She received an honorary doctorate in economics from Lund University in Sweden.

Table of Casesp. xvii
Prefacep. xxviii
About the Authorp. xxxv
Foundations of the Legal and Regulatory Environmentp. 1
Ethics and the Lawp. 2
Constitutional Bases for Business Regulationp. 38
Courts, Sources of Law, and Litigationp. 76
Alternative Dispute Resolutionp. 117
Agencyp. 146
Administrative Lawp. 168
The Legal Environmentp. 193
Contractsp. 194
Sales and E-Commercep. 237
Tortsp. 274
Product Liabilityp. 318
Intellectual Property and Cyberlawp. 348
International Businessp. 397
International Tradep. 398
International Transactionsp. 426
Human Resources in the Legal and Regulatory Environmentp. 453
The Employment Agreementp. 454
Civil Rights and Employment Discriminationp. 494
Labor-Management Relationsp. 539
The Regulatory Environmentp. 567
Criminal Lawp. 568
Environmental Lawp. 604
Real Property and Land Usep. 632
Antitrustp. 662
Consumer Protectionp. 707
Ownership and Controlp. 747
Forms of Business Organizationsp. 748
Directors, Officers, and Controlling Shareholdersp. 780
Securities and Financial Transactionsp. 817
Public and Private Offerings of Securitiesp. 818
Securities Fraud and Insider Tradingp. 862
Debtor-Creditor Relations and Bankruptcyp. 904
The Constitution of the United States of Americap. 1
The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act [Excerpts]p. 8
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [Excerpts]p. 9
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 [Excerpts]p. 10
National Labor Relations Act [Excerpts]p. 11
Sherman Antitrust Act [Excerpts]p. 14
Clayton Act of 1914 [Excerpts]p. 14
Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 [Excerpts]p. 15
Robinson-Patman Act [Excerpts]p. 15
Securities Act of 1933 [Excerpts]p. 16
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 [Excerpts]p. 19
Rule 10b-5, 10b5-1, and 10b5-2 from Code of Federal Regulationsp. 19
Rule 14e-3 from Code of Federal Regulationsp. 20
Glossaryp. 1
Indexp. 1
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