Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law

2nd Edition

By Natalie Persadie, Rajendra Ramlogan

© 2010 – Routledge-Cavendish

428 pages

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Paperback: 9780415550482
pub: 2010-04-19
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About the Book

Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law breaks away from the traditional English approach of treating business law primarily as the law of contract and agency. The book takes a panoramic view of the foundation of various legal systems with a subsequent examination of different areas of legal liability that may affect business activities. These areas include contract law, agency, tort law, criminal law, and internet law as significant challenges confronting the business sector. The book primarily targets the development of business law in several Caribbean Commonwealth jurisdictions but also, where appropriate, embraces the jurisprudence of other Commonwealth nations such as the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. With respect to internet law, the proliferation of judicial pronouncements emerging from the United States provided the platform for the only non-Commonwealth treatment of a topic. The approach of the book is to use excerpts from judgments so as to allow students, particularly the non-legal student, to understand legal principles as espoused by the judiciary without the filtering bias of authors.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Legal Systems 2. Law of Obligations: Making the Contract 3. Law of Obligations: Attacking the Contract 4. Law of Obligations: Torts 5. Criminalising Business Activities 6. Law of Agency 7. Internet Law and Business

About the Authors

Dr Rajendra Ramlogan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management Studies, University of the West Indies, Trinidad.

Dr Natalie Persadie is a Senior Project Analyst in the Office of the Provost, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad.

About the Series

Commonwealth Caribbean Law

The Commonwealth Caribbean Law Series is the only series of law books that covers the jurisdiction of the English speaking Caribbean nations. The titles in the series were first published in 1995 to acclaim from academics, practitioners and the judiciary in the region. Several editions followed, and they have now become essential reading for those learning and practising Caribbean law.

This must have series is required holdings for any law library specialising in Caribbean legal information.

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