A Manual of Business Laws

ISBN Number : 978-93-5840-341-1

Student Price : Rs.1195

Student Dollar Price : 48$

Library Price : Rs.2595

Library Dollar Price : 104$

Book Edition : Eighth

Year of Publication : 2024

No. Of Pages : 972

Book Weight :1610

About The Book

The Eighth Edition, besides maintaining the PLUS features of the Fifth edition of the book, viz., lucid presentation, tailor-made approach, comprehensive text with plenty of illustrative material including case laws, questions and problems for recapitulation etc., has several additional welcome features.

These include the following:-
- The book meets all the more comprehensively the course content requirement of the students appearing in the paper Business Laws at B.Com., BBA, M.Com, MBA Examinations of different Universities and those conducted., by various professional Institutions viz. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).
- Since, the publication of the fourth Edition, certain new developments have taken place both in the legislative and corporate fields. These include the following:-
-- Placement of Companies Bill, 2011 finally before the Parliament for an enactment as a legislation.
-- Amendment in SEBI`s Guidelines regarding Corporate Governance.
-- Amendment in Employees Deposit Link Insurance Scheme, 1976 by Government Notifications in June 2010 & January 2011
-- Enactment of the Indian Copyright (Amendment) Act 2012.
- All these developments have been incorporated at appropriate places in the book.
- The text matter in several chapters has been strengthened wherever necessary.
- The latest questions and problems from recent University and professional examinations have been incorporated in the relevant chapters of the book.
- The book continues to follow a reader friendly and an examination oriented approach.


Contents :

1. General Principles
2. Offer and Acceptance
3. Competence of Contracting Parties
4. Consent : Nature and Requisites
5. Consideration
6. Legality of the Object and Consideration
7. Void Agreements
8. Contingent Contracts
9. Performance of Contracts
10. Discharge of Contracts
11. Quasi-Contracts
12. Remedies for Breach of Contract
13. Contracts of Indemnity and Guarantee
14. Contracts of Bailment
15. Contracts of Agency
Section 2 - THE SALE OF GOODS ACT, 1930
1. General Principles
2. Conditions and Warranties
3. Transfer of Ownership
4. Performance of a Contract of Sale
5. Remedial Measures
6. Auction Sale
1. General Principles
2. Formation of Partnership
3. Rights and Liabilities of Partners
4. Dissolution of Partnership Firms
1. Introductory
2. Parties to Negotiable Instrument
3. Presentment of Negotiable Instrument
4. Negotiation
5. Discharge of Parties
6. Liabilities of a Banker
7. Hundis
1. Company and Its Forms
2. Formation of a Company
3. Memorandum of Association
4. Articles of Association
5. Prospectus
6. Allotment of Shares
7. Shares and Share Capital
8. Membership of Company
9. Meetings and Proceedings
10. Borrowing Powers
11. Managerial Personnel and Their Remuneration
12. Directors
13. Other Managerial Personnel
14. Secretary
15. Accounts, Audit and Investigation
16. Corporate Governance
17. Dividends, Bonus and Interest
18. Compromises, Arrangements Amalgamation
19. Supremacy of Majority and Protection of Minority
20. Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement
21. Winding Up
22. Company Law in a Computerized Environment : E-Filing
23. Global Companies
24. Other Companies
1. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
2. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986
3. The Co-operative Societies Act, 1912
4. The Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002
5. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
6. The Employees Provident Funds & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
7. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
8. The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
9. The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
10. The Information Technology Act, 2000
11. The Depositories Act, 1996
12. The Income Tax Act, 1961
13. The Central Excise Act, 1944 & VAT
14. The Competition Act, 2002
15. The Limited Liability Partnership Act
16. The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002
17. Indian Copyright Act, 1957

About The Author

Dr. S.N. Maheshwari is presently Director, Delhi Institute of Advance Studies, Delhi. He is also the Chairman, Indian Society of Accounting and Management, New Delhi. During his long and varied experience, he worked as Principal, Hindu College, University of Delhi; Professor and Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Business Management, Goa University; Director, Institute of Management Science and Productivity Research, New Delhi; Director (Academic), BLS Institute of Management, Mohan Nagar, Vice-principal, Shri Ram College of Chandigarh. Dr. S. N. Maheshwari has around five decades of teaching experience of B.Com, BBA, M.Com, MBA, CA, CS and ICWA students. He has authored about a hundred books / monographs and participated in several national and international seminars.

Dr. S. K. Maheshwari is presently Professor, Marshall, University, USA. He holds a Doctorate in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, USA. He also has an MBA Degree from Bombay University along with a Master in Accountancy (with double major in Accounting and Taxation) from Miami University (Oxford, USA). Dr. S. K. Maheshwari has more than five dozen books / monographs to his credit and has contributed a number of articles in the areas of Accounting and Finance with several leading national and international journals. His research interest include executive compensation, activity based costing and interdisciplinary application for both practical and theoretical. He is also involved with many community-base services. He was nominated for "Who`s Who among America Teacher 2002". He also bagged the coveted Summer Research Award for three consecutive years between 1999 and 2002, and the University`s Merit Award for teaching and research in 2000. Dr. Maheshwari has also contributed his services to many corporate sector giants such as Holiday Inn and Tata Consultancy Services.

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