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Business Basics for Law Students

  • Edition : 4th ed., 2006
  • Author(s) : Hamilton, Booth
    • ISBN: 9780735557444
    • SKU: 10040
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


    List Price: $115.00

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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, has been fully revised for this latest edition. This concise Business Basics for Law Students 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;
Frequent visual aids (reproduced documents, tables, and graphs) reinforce the text;

This edition responds to user 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.

Topics covered include:
Debt and Interest;
Present Value;
Real Estate;
Annuities and Retirement Plans;
Accounting and Financial Reporting;
Valuation of a Going Business;
Income Tax;
Insolvency and Bankruptcy;
Business Organizations;
Corporate Securities;
Mergers and Acquisitions;
Trading in Stocks and Bonds;
Options and Futures;
Investment Companies and Investment Advice;
The Practice of Business Law.