Author: Sheila Byrne
Published: June 2016 | ISBN: 9781860726729
This official ICSA study text has been specially designed to support the Applied Business Law module of the ICSA qualifying programme, offering a general framework of the legal principles underpinning key business law. The study text guides the reader through basic legal principles and how they should be applied within a commercial framework, covering a wide range of legal material in a way that is both coherent and comprehensible.
Presented in a practical and accessible style, this study text incorporates a number of features to support learning:
This text is an ideal companion for students, but is also a useful guide for those from a non-legal background who wish to gain an understanding of the practical application of business law.
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Part One: Business transactions: Law of contract
1. Formation of contracts
2. Contents of a contract
3. Vitiating factors
4. Void and Illegal contracts
5. Discharge of contract
Part Two: Commercial Law
7. Sale of goods
8. Intellectual property
9. Insurance and risk
10. Competition law
Part Three: Tort
12. Vicarious liability and general defences
Part Four: Employment law
13. The contract of employment
15. Statutory rights of the employee