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A Clever essential introduction to Business Law for business students and business people. These Clever articles cover the essentials of Business Law by breaking down the complex jargon into small easy to understand sections.

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Contract Law – Introduction

Contract Law – Introduction What is a contract? Clever Content Contract Law Introduction What Is A Contract? Types Of Contract. The Main Elements Of A Legally Enforceable Contract? Contract Law Introduction Contracts cover all aspects of life. They are essential for commercial activities. They create a system of trust, enabling people to make agreements with […]

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Trespass

7 Categories Of Intentional Tort – Business Law

The Seven Categories Of Intentional Tort Clever Content What Is A Tort? What Is An Intentional Tort? What Is Negligence? What Are The Seven Categories Of Intentional Tort? What Is A Tort? A ‘Tort’ is a private or civil wrong, which has been carried out against a person or their property. Tort law allows a […]

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Intent

Intent Mens Rea / Actus Reus – Business Law Introduction

Introduction To Business Law Criminal Intent – Mens Rea – Actus Reus Clever Content What Is Intent? What Are The Main Elements Needed To Prove Intent? Mens rea Actus reus Malice aforethought Specific intent General intent. What Is Intent? Intent refers to the person’s mental state and motivation for carrying out a criminal act.  It is the […]

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What Is A Tort – Business Law Introduction

Introduction To Tort Law What Is A Tort? Clever Content What is a tort? Legal Terms Grounds For Tort Action Compensation For Tort Action. What Is A Tort? A Tort is an act that has caused injury or harm to another person or property. The person who has suffered may seek compensation from the person […]

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Business Law

What Is Law?

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW What is ‘Law’? Cleverness In This Article What is ‘Law’? Law – Definition The ‘Rule of Law’ Law Enforcement What is ‘Law’? We are faced with references to ‘Law’ and ‘Legal Issues’ nearly everyday in the news, movies and even sit-coms and comedy shows. It is an important part of our […]

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Jurisprudence

What Is Jurisprudence?

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW What Is Jurisprudence? Cleverness In This Article What Is ‘Jurisprudence’? Why Is Jurisprudence Important? The Main Legal Theories What Is ‘Jurisprudence’? Jurisprudence is the study or science of law. In the U.S. it commonly means the philosophy of law and aims to reveal the historical, moral, and cultural basis of law and […]

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Legal Terms

Legal Terms You Should Know

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW Introduction To Legal Terms Cleverness In This Article Why Is Understanding Business Law Terms Important? Legal Vocabulary (legalese) A few Clever legal terms to get you started The Sides in a Case Why Is Understanding Business Law Terms Important? Lawyers use many specialized words and terms. Some words have a different […]

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How To Answer Law Questions

  INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW How To Answer Law Questions Cleverness In This Article Introduction To I.R.A.C I.R.A.C. In Detail Introduction To I.R.A.C. As you study business law you will need to complete some legal questions or case-studies. When you analyze a case or business question we recommend that you use the following Clever process: […]

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legal systems

Introduction To Legal Systems

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW Introduction To Legal Systems Cleverness In This Article What Is The Purpose Of Law and Legal Systems? What Is A ‘Legal System’? What Are The Main Legal Systems? What Are The Most Common Legal Systems? Where Are The Main Systems Used? Religious and Secular Legal Systems Introduction To The Main Legal […]

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English legal system

The English Legal System – Business Law – Introduction

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW  The English Legal System Cleverness In This Article The English Legal System: The Legal System Who Is Who? The Court System Court Hierarchy Case Allocation – Tracks Judicial Review – Grounds. The Legal System England and Wales operates a common law legal system (See: Introduction To Legal Systems for more Cleverness […]

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Corporation

What Is Property – Business Law – Introduction

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW Property Cleverness In This Article What is property? What is ownership What are property rights? Why are property rights important? What types of property are there? What Is Property? Property is not just something you can see, hold or touch. It may be a tangible (physical) item such as a car […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution – Business Law – Introduction

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW Alternative Dispute Resolution Cleverness In This Article What Is Alternative Dispute Resolution? Why Is ADR Important? What are the different types of ADR? Mediation Arbitration Med Arb Mini trial Summary Jury Trial (SJT). What are the advantages of ADR? What are the disadvantages of ADR? What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)? […]

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Law enforcement

What Is A Crime? Criminal Law Introduction

Introduction To Criminal Law What Is A Crime? Clever Content What Is A Crime? What Are The Main Criminal Terms? The Criminal System (Introduction). What Is A Crime? According to the University Of London Law School a crime is: ‘…when the conduct in question has a sufficiently serious social impact to justify the state, rather […]

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What Is A Tort – Business Law Introduction

Introduction To Tort Law What Is A Tort? Clever Content What is a tort? Legal Terms Grounds For Tort Action Compensation For Tort Action. What Is A Tort? A Tort is an act that has caused injury or harm to another person or property. The person who has suffered may seek compensation from the person […]

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Intent

Intent Mens Rea / Actus Reus – Business Law Introduction

Introduction To Business Law Criminal Intent – Mens Rea – Actus Reus Clever Content What Is Intent? What Are The Main Elements Needed To Prove Intent? Mens rea Actus reus Malice aforethought Specific intent General intent. What Is Intent? Intent refers to the person’s mental state and motivation for carrying out a criminal act.  It is the […]

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Trespass

7 Categories Of Intentional Tort – Business Law

The Seven Categories Of Intentional Tort Clever Content What Is A Tort? What Is An Intentional Tort? What Is Negligence? What Are The Seven Categories Of Intentional Tort? What Is A Tort? A ‘Tort’ is a private or civil wrong, which has been carried out against a person or their property. Tort law allows a […]

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What Are Business Entities?

BUSINESS LAW – Business Entities What Are Business Entities? Cleverness In This Article What Are Business Entities? Why is studying business entities important? What Are The Legal Forms of a Business? Legal Personality Veil of Incorporation. What Are Business Entities? Business entities are the different legally recognized forms of business organization. It refers to the […]

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Choosing A Business Entity

BUSINESS LAW – Business Entities Choosing A Business Entity Cleverness In This Article Why Are Business Entities Important? The 4 main types of business organization Choosing a Business Entity Why Are Business Entities Important? It is important for business owners to understand the main differences between business organizations and which business organization is best for […]

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Sole Proprietor

Sole Proprietor – Business Entities

BUSINESS LAW – Business Entities Sole Proprietor Cleverness In This Article What Is A Sole Proprietor? Sole Proprietor – Advantages Sole Proprietor – Disadvantages What Is A Sole Proprietor? Sole Proprietor (Sole Trader) is the most common form of business structure. It is generally one person doing business for themselves on their own property. Business owners […]

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Partnership

Business Partnerships – Business Entities

BUSINESS LAW – Business Entities Business Partnerships Cleverness In This Article What Is A Business Partnership? General Partnerships Limited Partnerships Advantages of Partnerships Disadvantages Of Partnerships What Is A Business Partnership? A partnership is made up of two or more individuals who are in business together. Partnerships may be a small family operation, or a […]

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Limited and Unlimited Liability – Business Entities

BUSINESS LAW Limited and Unlimited Liability Cleverness In This Article What Does ‘Liability’ Mean? Unlimited Liability Limited Liability What Does ‘Liability’ Mean? Liability means that someone is legally responsible for the debts or actions of the business. Unlimited Liability This usually refers to Sole Proprietors and Partnerships where the business owners are fully responsible (liable) […]

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Limited Liability

Limited Liability Company (LLC) – Business Entities

Limited Liability Company (LLC) This is similar to a limited partnership, and gives owners limited liability but has some of the capital income advantages of a partnership. There are no restrictions on the number of members and investors can share in the management of the business. The letters LLC must be included in the business […]

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Corporation

Business Corporations – Business Entities

BUSINESS LAW –  Business Entities Business Corporations Cleverness In This Article Introduction To Business Corporations Publicly Held Corporations Closed corporations The two main types of a corporation Corporation – Advantages Corporation – Disadvantages Introduction To Business Corporations A corporation is a legal entity in its own right and is separate from the individuals working within […]

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contract

Contract Law – Introduction

Contract Law – Introduction What is a contract? Clever Content Contract Law Introduction What Is A Contract? Types Of Contract. The Main Elements Of A Legally Enforceable Contract? Contract Law Introduction Contracts cover all aspects of life. They are essential for commercial activities. They create a system of trust, enabling people to make agreements with […]

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E.I.

Clever Leaders need E.I. – 5 Clever Steps To Develop Yours.

CLEVER LEADERSHIP Clever Leaders need E.I. – 5 Clever Steps To Develop Yours. Introduction Clever Leaders must be able to inspire others with their vision. They must be able to communicate clear goals and motivate their teams. They must understand and support their teams so that they can achieve their best. …for more on what […]

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Leadership skills

Top 10 Clever Leadership Skills You Need

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP Top 10 Clever Leadership Skills You Need Cleverness In This Article Introduction How To Be A Clever Leader Introduction A Clever Leader must be able to inspire others with their vision. They must be able to motivate others to work at their best to achieve a common goal. How To Be A Clever […]

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Leader

What is Leadership?

BUSINESS LEADERSHIP What Is Leadership? Cleverness In This Article What Is Leadership? Who Is A Leader? What Is Leadership? Leadership is often a contested subject. MakeMeClever.com has taken the time to look into the various views and give to you a Clever summary. Leadership is a process of social influence. The influence part of this […]

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