This new legal environment of business book uses currentbusiness cases and features on international and ethical topics to communicate.Many of the Cheeseman features used to sell Business Law,2/e and Contemporary Business Law, 2/e can be cross sold with thistitle. Features such as reader-friendly approach,current and unique cases, and contemporary business boxes are implemented inthis book. Cheeseman gives broader coverage to the international dimensionthan any other legal environment book.
Emphasizing the impact of the Internet on business, the judicial adaptation of existing laws to apply to e-commerce, and the efforts of state and federal legislators to regulate the digital economy, this textbook covers commercial, employment, and regulatory matters. Topics include intellectual property law, free-speech rights, fraud, and privacy. Both the domestic and the international climates are discussed. Ethical concerns are presented beside legal ones. Cheeseman teaches business law at the University of Southern California. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)