Managing the Law: Legal Aspects of Doing Business, 5th ed

Mitchell McIness, Ian Kerr and J. Anthony VanDuzer

March 2017
Pearson Canada
ISBN: 9780134717241


Managing the Law: The Legal Aspects of Doing Business aims to equip students with the conceptual tools and intellectual skills to identify, assess, and manage the legal risks that arise in the course of doing business. We aim to help students learn how “to think like successful business people.”

Managing the Law: The Legal Aspects of Doing Business provides a thorough and current picture of the legal rules that are relevant in the business world. It does not sacrifice important information for the sake of simplicity. At the same time, however, it does not overwhelm the business student with unnecessary detail or impenetrable jargon. The tone is intelligent and student-friendly. The text is accessible and comprehensible, regardless of the reader’s background.

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About the Authors:

Ian Kerr holds a unique, three-way appointment in the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa. In 2001, he was awarded the Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology.  He is one of Canada’s leading privacy scholars and has also published writings in academic books and journals on ethical and legal aspects of digital copyright, automated electronic commerce, artificial intelligence, cybercrime, nanotechnology, internet regulation, ISP and intermediary liability, online defamation, pre-natal injuries and unwanted pregnancies.

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Tony VanDuzer’s main area of interest is international trade and investment.  He has been a member of the Academic Advisory Council to the Deputy Minister for International Trade and participated in technical assistance projects relating to business and trade law in transition and developing economies, including Armenia, Bangladesh, China, El Salvador, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam.   He has acted as an outside legal assessor for the Central and Eastern European Law Initiative of the American Bar Association in reviewing a draft Foreign Trade Law for Bosnia-Herzegovina and a draft Competition Protection Act for Bulgaria.  He worked as a foreign expert advising on the development of a new foreign trade law for Russia which was passed by the Duma in 2005. Professor VanDuzer's publications include The Law of Partnerships and Corporations (now in its third edition) as well as articles on business, trade and investment law issues.

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