The law regulating commercial conduct and commercial relationships is increasingly complex and important. The sixth edition of Business and the Law has been written to offer business law students a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the Australian legal system and to the major areas of law impacting on business today. It is also a valuable resource for any business professional or small business requiring an intelligent introduction to contemporary business law in Australia. This new edition of this established and respected text has been substantially restructured and revised to incorporate significant legislative and common law developments. It includes a new chapter addressing contracts in business, which builds on the foundational contracts chapter.