This up-to-date, best-selling book focuses on how the legal environment impacts business decisions. It fully integrates the AACSB curriculum standards with extensive international, ethical and critical thinking examples throughout. Cheeseman examines how the current legal environment, government regulation, and e-commerce environment impact today's business decisions. The cases are cutting edge, exciting, and engaging, and the reasoning of each case is presented in the language of the court. A seven-part organization covers the legal and ethical environment, domestic and international law, traditional contracts and electronic commerce, agency and business organizations, employment and equal opportunity law, regulatory environment, and property and bankruptcy. For individuals interested in the legalities of business.