Business Basics for Law Students

Essential Concepts and Applications

Author: Robert W. Hamilton,Richard A. Booth

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735525580

Category: Law

Page: 536

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The book specifically designed to familiarize law students with such business concepts as accounting, economics, real estate, tax, business organizations and finance, fully revised for its Third Edition. This concise volume provides a solid foundation in the basic mechanics, concepts, and legal contest of important business topics. Business Basics for Law Students is tailored To The needs of lawyers who lack a business background: the authors draw on their experience as a casebook author and legal scholar to achieve the proper level of discussion straightforward explanations demystify the subject generous use of examples to convey ideas and applications a hepful list of New Terms in the Appendix is conveniently keyed To The pages in the text where they are used and explained frequent visual aids (reproduced documents, tables, and graphs) reinforce the text lists of topics at the beginning of each chapter uses bold type to speed identification of key terms and concepts, and presentation of many helpful lists clearly enumerate points and examples the Third Edition responds to used feedback while it reflects changes in the field: new and expanded coverage of residential real estate transactions, mortgages, bankruptcy, and insolvency more emphasis on valuing stock new and improved examples throughout the text, especially for real estate financing and tax benefits increased coverage of basic economic principles

Business Basics for Law Students

Essential Concepts and Applications

Author: Robert W. Hamilton,Richard A. Booth

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735557444

Category: Law

Page: 543

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To supply the background law students need to succeed in business-related courses -- such as accounting, economics, real estate, tax, business organizations, and finance -- try the text known for its effectiveness, edition after edition. BUSINESS BASICS FOR LAW STUDENTS, Fourth Edition, explains the mechanics, concepts, and legal context of business topics in exceptionally clear and accessible language. The book demystifies business principles through: the combined skills of distinguished authors who draw on their teaching and writing experience to build student confidence straightforward explanations of daunting topics (accounting, financial statements, taxes, mortgages, etc.) tailored to students without a business background generous use of examples to convey ideas and applications a helpful list of new terms in the appendix, conveniently keyed to the pages where they are used and explained frequent use of visual aids, such as tax forms, financial quotes as they appear in the newspaper, tables, and graphs an accessible design featuring lists of topics keyed to headings at the beginning of each chapter, key terms and concepts bolded for easy identification, and frequent use of lists to clearly enumerate points and examples Thoroughly updated to respond to recent developments, the Fourth Edition features: new material on recent scandals and reforms in the chapters on accounting, forms of organization, trading, and mutual funds the latest information on executive compensation extensive revisions to the chapters on tax and retirement planning, in light of recent and proposed reforms, especially in connection with Social Security an expanded chapter on insurance that now includes health insurance, auto insurance, and more new material on spinoffs and other divisive reorganization in the chapter on mergers, as well as discussion of taxable and tax-free transactions new coverage of securities regulation, antitrust, intellectual property law, and international business transactions integrated throughout the text

Business Organizations and Corporate Law

Author: Neal Bevans

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 140187083X

Category: Law

Page: 744

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Business Organizations and Corporate Law is a text designed for the paralegal student. The unique perspective of this text was created specifically with the student in mind and focuses on being reader-friendly and paralegal centered. There is a strong emphasis on the role of the paralegal in helping to create different business organizations, and the focus is on building a strong foundation on theory followed up with reinforcing practical examples and applications. There are learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter to clarify the goal of the chapter, and important terms are bolded and defined upon first use in order to highlight legal terminology. Ethical blocks were created to encourage discussion of ethical issues throughout the text, and there are many case excerpts included to lead to a more thorough exploration of business law issues. Not only are the various models of business organizations explored, but also the critical role played by the paralegal and the legal team in creating and maintaining those organizations. This along with a clear balance between theory and application as well as multiple learning tools, makes Business Organizations and Corporate Law the ideal text and reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Essential Terms and Concepts

Author: Mark Reutlinger

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 257

View: 2010

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The Second Edition of this popular study guide contains all of the entries and examples - as well as the Master Word List - which made it so successful in its first edition. In addition, it includes complete references to the Uniform Probate Code, including explanations of the Code's most recent changes and a comprehensive UPC table for cross-references. Now, teachers who either emphasize or only touch on the UPC can be assured that if there is a UPC section relevant to any term or concept in the book, it will be referred to by section number and, where appropriate, summarized in the pertinent entry. Thorough coverage in an efficient format...This succinct but substantive overview presents: lucid explanations of essential terms, concepts, and doctrines helpful examples that clarify important concepts diagrams and charts to supplement the text Revised, strengthened, and improved... A number of changes have been made to further maximize the accessibility of the material including: new entries reflecting those terms and concepts that have become essential to the subject of estates and trusts in the last few years such as: Supplemental (or Special Needs Trust) The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities a Uniform Probate Code Table that shows where each reference to the Code can be found the first sentence of each definition is now italicized for greater convenience In short, this respected quick-reference work has become even more conmprehensive and useful without sacrificing the basic structure and teachers alike. You can recommend this book with confidence, knowing your students are getting a high-quality reference that compliments your other course materials.

Money Management for Lawyers and Clients

Essential Concepts and Applications

Author: Robert W. Hamilton

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 568

View: 3586

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Give your students the essential background all attorneys need for handling financial affairs-whether their own or their clients'. MONEY MANAGEMENT FOR LAWYERS AND CLIENTS: ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS by business authority Robert Hamilton clearly and realistically explains the fundamentals of financial transactions and provides an excellent orientation for law students with limited experience in personal finance. Practical and concise, this inexpensive paperback focuses on basic principles and financial transactions that average individuals commonly face: purchasing residential real estate, automobiles, and life insurance evaluating employer-provided retirement plans handling and investing funds establishing systematic savings plans for person living on fixed incomes planning for retirement borrowing funds at the most favorable rate solutions for those in debt due to misuse of credit strategies for the employee who is unexpectedly laid off or fired Assign or recommend this handy resource for the following courses-real estate transactions or finance, consumer law, and insurance law. It will help your students with their coursework now and serve them throughout their careers.

Business Planning

Closely Held Enterprises

Author: Dwight Drake

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781640209701

Category:

Page: 783

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The Fifth Edition of this legal guide to business planning builds on foundational business discussions by highlighting and explaining the planning implications of recent, unprecedented pro-business changes that have caused the small business optimism index to skyrocket to record-breaking levels. These changes include those arising from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, recent SEC rulings and more. As explained in this new edition, these changes significantly impact many core planning challenges, including: choice-of-entity planning capital-raising challenges entity conversions buying and selling a business co-owner planning business transitions to the next-generation executive compensation business life insurance planning wealth diversification strategies and more.

Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment

Author: Richard A. Mann,Barry S. Roberts

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337555185

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1200

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Praised for its relevant, straightforward coverage, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 13E illustrates how to apply legal concepts to business situations. This comprehensive, yet succinct, reader-friendly approach provides a depth of coverage ideal for business success and CPA exam preparation without technical jargon. Integrated and summarized landmark and recent cases work with more than 220 figures, tables, diagrams, and summaries to ensure understanding. Key legal terms are clearly defined and illustrated, while numerous examples relate material to real life. Critical-thinking features strengthen analytical skills as readers acquire a fundamental knowledge of the principles of law that apply to business transactions. Gain insight into the function and operation of courts and administrative agencies and learn to recognize potential legal problems in business. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essentials of Supply Chain Management

New Business Concepts and Applications

Author: Hokey Min

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0134036409

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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This is today's indispensable introduction to supply chain management for today's students and tomorrow's managers – not yesterday's! Prof. Hokey Min focuses on modern business strategies and applications – transcending obsolete logistics- and purchasing-driven approaches still found in many competitive books. Focusing on outcomes throughout, The Essentials of Supply Chain Management shows how to achieve continuous organizational success by applying modern supply chain concepts. Reflecting his extensive recent experience working with leading executives and managers, Min teaches highly-effective methods for supply chain thinking and problem-solving. You'll master an integrated Total System Approach that places functions like inventory control and transportation squarely in context, helping you smoothly integrate internal and external functions, and establish effective inter-firm cooperation and strategic alliances across complex supply chains. Coverage includes: Understanding modern sourcing, logistics, operations, sales, and marketing – and how they fit together Using modern supply chain methods to improve customer satisfaction and quality Working with cutting-edge supply chain technology and metrics Moving towards greater sustainability and more effective risk management Working with core analytical tools to evaluate supply chain practices and measure performance Legal, ethical, cultural, and environmental/sustainability aspects of modern supply chain operations How to build a career in global supply chain management The Essentials of Supply Chain Management will be an indispensable resource for all graduate and undergraduate students in supply chain management, and for every practitioner pursuing professional certification or executive education in the field.

Employment Discrimination Law

Visions of Equality in Theory and Doctrine

Author: George Rutherglen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781599418124

Category: Law

Page: 263

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This book is intended as an introduction to the field of employment discrimination law, both at the abstract level of theory and at the concrete level of doctrine. It is as much an introduction for experienced lawyers and scholars who come to this field with a thorough knowledge of other aspects of the law as for law students who have just begun preparing for their careers. The new edition offers an up-to-date introduction to employment discrimination law: the major statutes, the current cases, the outstanding issues, and the competing policies in this field. The leading decisions of the Supreme Court receive a comprehensive analysis, in terms both of theory and doctrine, putting them in the context of the relevant statutory provisions and other judicial decisions. This book offers three different theoretical perspectives based on history, economics, and critical social theory to explain both the complexities and the tensions inherent in existing law.

Essentials of Federal Income Taxation for Individuals and Business 2009

Author: Linda M. Johnson

Publisher: CCH

ISBN: 9780808019657

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

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Essentials of Federal Income Taxation for Individuals and Business by Linda M. Johnson features an easy-reading, straightforward forms approach that is both simple and direct without complex legal language. It introduces basic tax concepts and then fully illustrates them with clear examples and helpful filled-in forms. Organized to save time, Essentials of Federal Income Taxation builds a firm foundation on which to build students' knowledge and understanding of the tax issues which will affect them throughout their careers.

Understanding the Business of Entertainment

The Legal and Business Essentials All Filmmakers Should Know

Author: Gregory Bernstein

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317680510

Category: Art

Page: 314

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Understanding the Business of Entertainment: The Legal and Business Essentials All Filmmakers Should Know is an indispensable guide to the business aspects of the entertainment industry, providing the legal expertise you need to break in and to succeed. Written in a clear and engaging tone, this book covers the essential topics in a thorough but reader-friendly manner and includes plenty of real-world examples that bring business and legal concepts to life. Whether you want to direct, produce, write, edit, photograph or act in movies, this book covers how to find work in your chosen field and examines the key provisions in employment agreements for creative personnel. If you want to make films independently, you’ll find advice on where to look for financing, what kinds of deals might be made in the course of production, and important information on insurance, releases, and licenses. Other topics covered include: Hollywood’s growth and the current conglomerates that own most of the media How specific entertainment companies operate, including facts about particular studios and employee tasks. How studios develop projects, manage production, seek out independent films, and engage in marketing and distribution The kinds of revenues studios earn and how they account for these revenues How television networks and new media-delivery companies like Netflix operate and where the digital revolution might take those who will one day work in the film and TV business As an award- winning screenwriter and entertainment attorney, Gregory Bernstein give us an inside look at the business of entertainment. He proves that knowing what is behind filmmaking is just as important as the film itself.

The Essentials of Real Estate Law

Author: Lynn T. Slossberg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130517643X

Category: Law

Page: 720

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Offering consistent coverage of both substantive and procedural law, this fully revised edition of Slossberg's hands-on book features new cases, new case files, updated forms, and new material related to the recent real estate recession. Slossberg includes hypothetical and sample cases exploring a variety of scenarios that will help students understand real estate law and practice paralegal skills. Numerous checklists and worksheets used in today's law offices are included to help the reader prepare for a paralegal career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Environmental Law and Policy

Essentials

Author: Jonathan Remy Nash

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735579668

Category: Law

Page: 192

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Offering a big-picture perspective on Environmental Law and Policy, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with informal, approachable exposition. The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy complements any casebook, bridging gaps in students' understanding of basic coverage. A lucid and succinct overview, The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy features: basic coverage that traces the content of the leading casebooks, with particular attention given to complex and often baffling environmental statutes major environmental issues and their appropriate regulatory response substantive law in environmental regulation, such as administrative law, tort law, constitutional law, and criminal law an overview of the national infrastructure for environmental regulation Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act National Environmental Policy Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Endangered Species Act - international environmental law, such as the Kyoto Protocol From a rising star in the field of Environmental Law comes this exciting new title that offers concise, focused coverage of the issues, law, and policy. Jonathan R. Nash's The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy prepares your students to get the most out of their casebook reading assignments.

Chemistry for the Biosciences

The Essential Concepts

Author: Jonathan Crowe,Tony Bradshaw

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199662886

Category: Science

Page: 704

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Chemistry pervades our life. It moulds our climate, fuels our transport, gives food its taste and smell. Most of all, chemistry powers life itself. Chemistry for the Biosciences leads students through the essential concepts of chemistry that are central to understanding biological systems, using everyday examples and analogies to help them get to grips with the subject. With an emphasis on clear, straightforward explanations, it features biological examples throughout to illustrate just how integral chemistry is to the biosciences. With topics drawn from organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, students will encounter a broad range of essential concepts to master. Chemistry for the Biosciences includes many learning features - both in print and online - to help students grasp these concepts as quickly and thoroughly as possible. From the self-check questions throughout each chapter to help consolidate learning, to the Chemical Toolkits and Maths Tools that help students explore terminology, methods, and numerical skills that may be unfamiliar, the book is written to be a true course companion for students on biological and biomedical science degrees - one that will help them not only remember the essentials, but really understand them, setting students up for success in their later studies.

The Complete Marketer

60 Essential Concepts for Marketing Excellence

Author: Malcolm McDonald,Mike Meldrum

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749466774

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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What is 'the marketing mix'? Is marketing a concept, function or process? How do you construct a good SWOT analysis? What are the strategic marketing benefits of key account management? The Complete Marketer is a solid introduction to the marketing discipline, which is broken down into easily digestible chapters on topics such as digital marketing, understanding consumers, understanding markets, market audits, segmentation, sales forecasting, mobile marketing, advertising and PR, and managing a sales team. It features clear diagrams and definitions throughout to make concepts easy to understand. Malcolm McDonald and Mike Meldrum have simplified the discipline of marketing by translating the jargon and creating an encyclopaedia of marketing terms, concepts and fundamentals. They have applied their marketing know-how to every aspect of the marketing mix, making The Complete Marketer an invaluable resource for general managers, non-qualified marketers and students taking a module in marketing as part of a broader degree course.

Essential Questions

Opening Doors to Student Understanding

Author: Jay McTighe,Grant Wiggins

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416615709

Category: Education

Page: 119

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What are "essential questions," and how do they differ from other kinds of questions? What's so great about them? Why should you design and use essential questions in your classroom? Essential questions (EQs) help target standards as you organize curriculum content into coherent units that yield focused and thoughtful learning. In the classroom, EQs are used to stimulate students' discussions and promote a deeper understanding of the content. Whether you are an Understanding by Design (UbD) devotee or are searching for ways to address standards--local or Common Core State Standards--in an engaging way, Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins provide practical guidance on how to design, initiate, and embed inquiry-based teaching and learning in your classroom. Offering dozens of examples, the authors explore the usefulness of EQs in all K-12 content areas, including skill-based areas such as math, PE, language instruction, and arts education. As an important element of their backward design approach to designing curriculum, instruction, and assessment, the authors *Give a comprehensive explanation of why EQs are so important; *Explore seven defining characteristics of EQs; *Distinguish between topical and overarching questions and their uses; *Outline the rationale for using EQs as the focal point in creating units of study; and *Show how to create effective EQs, working from sources including standards, desired understandings, and student misconceptions. Using essential questions can be challenging--for both teachers and students--and this book provides guidance through practical and proven processes, as well as suggested "response strategies" to encourage student engagement. Finally, you will learn how to create a culture of inquiry so that all members of the educational community--students, teachers, and administrators--benefit from the increased rigor and deepened understanding that emerge when essential questions become a guiding force for learners of all ages.

Social Statistics for a Diverse Society

Author: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias,Anna Leon-Guerrero

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506347223

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

View: 9895

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This Eighth Edition of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society continues to emphasize intuition and common sense, while demonstrating that social science is a constant interplay between methods of inquiry and important social issues. Recognizing that today’s students live in a world of growing diversity and richness of social differences, authors Chava Frankfort-Nachmias and Anna Leon-Guerrero use research examples that show how statistics is a tool for understanding the ways in which race, class, gender, and other categories of experience shape our social world and influence social behavior. In addition, guides for reading and interpreting the research literature help students acquire statistical literacy, while SPSS demonstrations and a rich variety of exercises help them hone their problem-solving skills.