Outline of commercial law

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to commercial law:

Commercial law – body of law that governs business and commercial transactions. It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law. It is also called business law.

What type of thing is commercial law?[edit]

Commercial law can be described as all of the following:

Branches of commercial law[edit]

By region[edit]

Closely related areas of law[edit]

Commercial law occupations[edit]

History of commercial law[edit]

Business entities[edit]


Intellectual property[edit]

Dispute resolution[edit]

General commercial law concepts[edit]

Commercial law organizations[edit]

Commercial law publications[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Robertson, Crimes against humanity, 90; see "analytical jurisprudence" for extensive debate on what law is; in The Concept of Law Hart argued law is a "system of rules" (Campbell, The Contribution of Legal Studies, 184); Austin said law was "the command of a sovereign, backed by the threat of a sanction" (Bix, John Austin); Dworkin describes law as an "interpretive concept" to achieve justice (Dworkin, Law's Empire, 410); and Raz argues law is an "authority" to mediate people's interests (Raz, The Authority of Law, 3–36).

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