Law, Business, and Society, 7/e, by Tony McAdams, takes an interdisciplinary approach utilizing elements of law, political economy, international business, ethics, social responsibility and management. The author's primary goal is to produce a compelling holistic picture of the concepts by giving extensive attention to readings, provocative quotes and factual details. Students learn not merely the law but the law in context.
Business and Society: Stakeholders, Ethics, Public Policy, 13e by Lawrence and Weber has continued through several successive author teams to be the market-leader in its field. Business and Society, 13e highlights why government regulation is sometimes required as well as new models of business-community collaboration. The authors believe that businesses have social (as well as economic) responsibilities to society; that business and government both have important roles to play in the modern economy; and that ethics and integrity are essential to personal fulfillment and to business success. In addition, this textbook has long been popular with students because of its lively writing, up-to-date examples, and clear explanations of theory.
Comprising essays specially commissioned for the volume, leading scholars who have shaped the field of corporate law and governance explore and critique developments in this vibrant and expanding area and offer possible directions for future research. This important addition to the Research Handbooks in Law and Economics series provides insights into subjects such as the role of directors, shareholders, creditors and employees; empirical studies of litigation and shareholder activism; executive compensation; corporate gatekeepers; comparative law; and behavioral approaches to law and finance. Topics are organized within five sections: corporate constituencies, insider governance, gatekeepers, jurisdiction, and new theory. Taken as a whole, the volume serves as an introduction for those new to the field and as a reference for those unfamiliar with some of the topics discussed. Authoritative and accessible, the Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law will be a valuable resource for students, scholars, and practitioners of corporate law and economics.
This accessible and practical reference provides an overview of the essential features of the law governing business organizations in Canada, both in theory and practice. It is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide for practitioners and business people setting up and using sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations to carry on small businesses as well as a thorough introduction to the law and policy of public company governance. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect developments in the caselaw and statutory reforms in the last decade. Dozens of new cases are cited. The 2018 amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act are discussed, including the requirements for public corporations to report on the diversity of their boards of directors that are not yet in force. The chapters on securities law, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility have been significantly expanded. As well, features to improve the utility of the book have been added, such as more comprehensive cross-referencing throughout the text.
This eighth editions of Business Law includes updated material on the extensive changes on courts and court proceedings, particularly the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and the Access to Justice Act 1999 and covers the changes in business associations including the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000. It contains a new unit on EU Law and revised examination questions at the end of each unit which should provide a basis for modular study. It covers the English legal system, important developments in contract and tort, including recent negligence cases and legislation such as the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 and the Competition Act 1998, sale of goods and new cases and materials on Employment law. It has tables, charts and case studies to aid learning and revision. It is suitable for AS/A Level and undergraduate HND/C Business and BA business studies students.