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Business Law

Course Number:

70364


Faculty

David Tungate, dtungate@andrew.cmu.edu


James Roberts, jamesrob@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

Undergraduate Business


Concentrations

Law and Ethics


Course Description

The external political, social and legal environment of the firm and its managers. Legal and regulatory matters, United States and multinational, will be considered, including restrictive trade practices laws and regulations, acquisitions and mergers, licensing, franchising, officers' and directors' responsibilities and liabilities, manufacturers' responsibilities and liabilities, securities regulation, environmental protection, intellectual property, labor unions, trade associations, employee rights and duties, the attorney-client relationship; values in a business society; social implications of business policies, and corporate social responsibility. The effects of laws upon day-to-day business administration. Contracts, sales, commercial paper, the Uniform Commercial Code, credit transactions, bankruptcy, insurance, agency, partnership, incorporation and corporate governance.

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None