Business and Commercial Law
To help facilitate access to the State Law Library's print legal resources, our librarians have selected the most noteworthy titles in our collection and arranged them here by subject.
» Texas Titles
Anderson, Bartlett & East's Texas Uniform Commercial Code annotated : With related business statutes
Latest received: 2018-19 Edition. By Texas. Thomson/West. 2002-.
This book, "contains the full text and annotations of the Texas Uniform Commercial Code, official comments to the Uniform Commercial Code, and comments prepared by the Business Law Committee of the State Bar of Texas. It also contains related state and federal statutes, including Business and Commerce Code Chapter 17 and chapters relating to deceptive trade practices, assignments for the benefit of creditors, the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, and statute of frauds. Materials are accompanied by commentary, leading case summaries, and references to leading CLE publications and law reviews." - from the publisher
KFT 889 A53
O'Connor's business & commerce code plus
Jones McClure Pub. Latest received: 2019-2020 Edition.
This book is, "a comprehensive guide to Texas business law that includes the Texas version of the Uniform Commercial Code, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and many other statutes governing business transactions, all annotated with relevant case quotations." - publisher's description
KFT 890 T8
Texas forms : Practice-oriented forms for Texas legal and business transactions
Latest received: Pocket Parts 2019. West. 1969-.
"This title contains standard legal and business forms most commonly used in Texas practice. It contains more than 6,500 court-tested forms for transactions in real property, consumer protection, leases, contracts, personal property, business enterprises assignments, estate planning, nonprofit associations and corporations, assignments, family law, and commercial code. Each form includes a concise statement of controlling Texas law, as well as checklists, checkpoints, tables, cautions, reminders, and recommendations." - publisher's description
KFT 170 T4
Texas practice guide. Business and commercial litigation
Latest received: 2018-19 Edition. By Glidden, Craig B. West Group. c2012-.
A "how to guide for Texas practitioners concerning business and commercial litigation. Includes step-by-step analysis of business and commercial litigation matters, as well as easy to use forms, checklists and practice tips. Contains citations to leading and most recent case law to give you the latest information available. Designed to include the most current forms and checklists you need to expertly handle this area of law. Includes extensive library cross-referencing to forms, digest topics, case law, codes, statutes and other analytical products." - from the publisher
KFT 209 T5 BUS. LIT.
Texas practice guide. Business transactions
Latest received: 2019. By Richard, Molly Buck. West Group. c2001-.
A "how to guide for Texas practitioners concerning business transactions. Provides a strong framework for negotiating business transactions in Texas, including easy to use forms, checklists and practice tips. Contains cites to leading and most recent case law to give you the latest information available. Designed to include the most current forms and checklists you need to expertly handle this area of law. Includes extensive library cross-referencing to forms, digest topics, case law, codes, statutes and other analytical products." - from the publisher
KFT 209 T5 BUS. TRANS.
Texas transaction guide, legal forms
Latest received: Release 128, October 2019. By Kendrick, Herbert S. M. Bender. 1972-.
"From business and commercial dealings to personal and real estate transactions, Texas Transaction Guide: Legal Forms contains all the information you need to successfully represent your client through any transactional process. Depend on step-by-step guidance, practice notes, research guides, legal backgrounds, practice guides and insightful commentary in your transaction law practice." - from the publisher
Note: This item is also available electronically, but electronic access is restricted to government employees only.
Table of contents [PDF]: http://www.sll.texas.gov/assets/pdf/tables-of-contents/texas-transaction-guide-toc.pdf
KFT 170 K4
Uniform Commercial Code forms
Latest received: 2019-2020 Pocket parts. By Krahmer, John. Thomson/West. 4th ed. 2007.
This title provides coverage of all the recent major revisions of the Texas Business and Commerce Code including leases, commercial paper, bank deposits and collections, bulk sales, investment securities, and secured transactions. It also provides references to related material by the same publisher.
KFT 170 K73
» Federal/General Titles
The ABCs of the UCC : Article 2A, Leases
By Boss, Amelia H. American Bar Association, Business Law Section. Third edition. .
"This guide will give attorneys for lessors and lessees a concise, readable introduction to Article 2A and will assist practitioners and judges in interpreting these type of contracts." - From the publisher
KF 946 B67
The ABCs of the UCC : Article 9 : secured transactions
By Hakes, Russell A. ABA Business Law Section. Third edition. .
"An introduction to the law governing security interests in personal property, this book explains the terminology, structure, and methodology of security interests governed by Article 9." - publisher's description
KF 1050 Z9 H355
The ABCs of the UCC. Sales
By Gabriel, Henry D. Business Law Section, American Bar Association. Third edition. .
"This primer explains the structure and principles of UCC Article 2 as it applies to typical sales transactions. Use this resource as a review of issues previously encountered or as an introduction to Article 2. Part of the ABCs of the UCC series." - From the publisher
KF 915 G33
Advising small businesses
Latest received: 2017 supplement. By Alberty, Steven C. Callaghan. c1989-.
"A pragmatic, multi-volume guide for small-business practitioners and their attorneys, Advising Small Businesses provides detailed guidance on the life cycle of a business entity, from choosing the entity to termination." - from the publisher
KF 1659 A94
The American Bar Association legal guide for small business : Everything you need to know about small business, from start-up to employment to financing and selling
American Bar Association. 2nd ed. c2010.
"Whether dreaming of a start-up or hoping to sell an established small business, all entrepreneurs need legal guidance. This updated edition of the American Bar Association Legal Guide for Small Business contains indispensable information for future and current business owners about founding, running, and selling a small business." - from the publisher
KF 1659 Z9 A43
Anderson on the Uniform commercial code
Latest received: Pocket Parts 2016-17. By Anderson, Ronald Aberdeen. Clark Boardman Callaghan. 3rd ed. 1981-.
This Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) library provides complete article-by-article analysis and expert commentary on the UCC. It encompasses the complete code text with official comments and examines cases and statutory developments from all jurisdictions. Includes discussion of commercial law practices, local code variations and related non-code laws and contains on-point case citations. Additionally it provides cross-references to other relevant text and practice materials.
KF 889 A5 3D
Corporate responsibility for human rights impacts : New expectations and paradigms
American Bar Association. .
"Written by a highly respected panel of experts, this book examines the difficult and nuanced questions associated with corporate accountability from all sides. This book contributes unique and thoughtful perspectives, legally grounded and passionately contended, to the ongoing dialogue about the intersection of human rights and corporate responsibility." - from the publisher
KF 1422 C67
Data security handbook
ABA Section of Antitrust Law. c2008.
The purpose of this handbook is, "to provide legal practitioners and information technology specialists with a concise, practical guide that summarizes: "common information security vulnerabilities and how to manage them; "legal and industry information security safeguard requirements and recommended practices;"the legal obligations that apply when an organization has incurred a data breach; "factors that contribute to a compliant information security program; and "potential legal theories in actions involving the alleged misuse or compromise of personal information." - from the publisher
KF 1263 C65 D38
Domke on commercial arbitration (The law and practice of commercial arbitration)
Latest received: 2016. By Domke, Martin. Thomson/West. 3rd ed. /. c2003-.
A resource on domestic and foreign commercial arbitration with examples of federal statutes and arbitration rules and case law. Checklists, outlines, instructional illustrations, and forms are supplied to aid practitioners. Hearings, awards, challenges, and enforcement are all covered.
KF 3419 D6
The guide to business divorce
By Spore, Richard R. American Bar Association, Business Law Section. c2011.
This guide, "proposes a systematic process for handling a business divorce that will help you identify commonly recurring problems and craft practical solutions to address them. In addition, it will help you identify challenges that are unique to a particular business break-up and develop creative approaches to addressing those challenges." - from the publisher
KF 1355 S687
Internet law for the business lawyer
American Bar Association, Business Law Section. Second edition. .
"This book, written by experts in the area of cyberspace law, provides the business lawyer with a toolkit for advising clients in the electronic environment. Internet law is a new way of looking at existing law in an environment that is constantly evolving, and the shift of business to the online world has also changed the way business lawyers work with their clients. With the ease of online communications, clients may exchange much written communication about a potential transaction, or easily obtain suggested forms of legal documentation, long before a lawyer is apprised of developments. This book is designed for the business lawyer who is not yet immersed in all of the issues that arise in internet transactions and is filled with practice tips on how to avoid traps for the unwary as well as a detailed discussion of relevant cases, statutes, and regulations." - From the publisher
KF 390.5 C6 I569
The law of commercial surety and miscellaneous bonds
American Bar Association, Tort, Trial, Insurance. 2nd ed. c2012.
This publication was prepared for use in the American Bar Association's Spring Surety Program on the Law of Commercial Surety and Miscellaneous Bonds. With contributions from more four dozen practicing surety attorneys, this publication builds on the first edition and aims to be the most comprehensive and authoritative treatment on commercial bonds. Topics range from Medicare and Medicaid surety bonds to public official bonds to notary bonds.
KF 1225 M36
The law of modern commercial practices
Latest received: June 2017. By Fonseca, Patricia F. West Group. 2nd rev. ed. c1998-.
"This title contains official code text and provides detailed analysis of Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Articles 1 through 9. It covers the governing law and principles and includes expert commentary on commercial law practices, encompassing historical development of modern commercial practices, consumer product warranties, and the Magnuson-Moss Federal Warranty Act attached to the law of sales, warranties, barter, merchant law, commercial paper, bank deposits and collections, letters of credit, bulk sales and transfers, warehouse receipts, bills of lading and other documents, investment securities, secured transactions, sales of accounts, and chattel paper. It includes analysis and discussion of terms and techniques involved in commercial law practice." - from the publisher
KF 889 W52
Letters for small-business lawyers
By Batman, Jean L. American Bar Association. c2011.
"This book offers letter templates, forms and advice for the many attorneys who represent, or wish to represent, small businesses." - from the publisher. Forms and templates are also available on the accompanying CD-ROM.
KF 1659 A65 B38
RFIDs, near-field communications, and mobile payments : A guide for lawyers
American Bar Association, Section of Business Law. c2013.
"This cutting-edge and valuable guide, written by expert cyberspace law practitioners, covers regulation in the U.S. and abroad and divergent regimes for the protection of consumers’ privacy with regard to this new technology that many companies have adopted." - from the publisher
KF 2810 R45
Uniform commercial code
Latest received: POCKET PTS 2016-17. West. 6th ed. c2010.
This series, "provides practice-oriented insight and benefits both specialists and general practitioners. You'll find accurate and reliable analysis of the Uniform Commercial Code, practical understanding to apply the Code appropriately, thoughtful resolution of issues of Code interpretation, skillful deployment of the various non-textual Code resources relevant to such issues (including the Official Comments and prior Code drafts), informed policy analysis, systematic discussion of each topic, and a careful integration of the developing caselaw into text as well as footnotes." - from the publisher
KF 890 W4
Uniform commercial code : ... official text with comments
Latest received: 2017-2018 edition. West Pub. Co. c1972-.
"...contains the complete official Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) – all of the 13 Articles' text with official comments. This volume is intended for use as a quick reference. Information is arranged in one softbound volume and is arranged by Article for fast and easy access." - from the publisher
KF 889 U5