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Introduction to Law and Contracts.

Introduction to Law and Contracts. The Smoking Gun (2005). Ex-Manager To Chappelle: Pay Up, Bitch! December 13. Retrieved from http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/crime/ex-manager-chappelle-pay-bitch 1. Identify and explain the elements of a contract and explain if the requisite elements of a valid contract were p

Senate Bill 192

I need some help getting started with the following: 1. You are the legislative assistant to either U.S. Senator Bob Corker or a newly re-elected Al Gore, Jr. (your choice). Your boss has recently sent you a memo, asking your opinion on Senate Bill 192, also known as the Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2011. This bill would pro

Business Law for Consultants

Please help answering the questions below: Q1. What are some of the potential tort risks that you might face as a consultant? How are they similar to and different from each other? Are there any differences in what a consultant faces as opposed to a business manager? What are some ways you can protect yourself, as a consultan

Zoning Laws that Affect our City

Council Member wants one page memo answering question "Where should I look to find out more about zoning laws that affect our city?" - Discuss how you will select the most important information to place in the memo by applying the following evaluation criteria: - Economic impact of the zoning ordinances - Intent and purpos

Business Law - Recovering for Loss

Eagle Sales Company owns a warehouse, subject to a mortgage obtained from First National Bank. Separately, Eagle and First National obtain insurance policies from Good Hands Insurance, Inc., to cover the warehouse. Later, Eagle sells the property to Interstate Distribution Corporation but keeps the insurance policy. First Nation

Workplace Safety and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act

On the one hand, the OSH Act requires that employers provide a safe workplace, free of hazards. On the other hand, there are very real legal and ethical concerns in requiring AIDS tests of employees or potential employees. Discuss this "quagmire" of addressing that OSH Act requirement and employees' rights of workplace safety,

Discrimination in Employment

"Hispanic woman between 35-40 years old wanted to work in an office." Suppose this sentence is from an employment advertisement in a newspaper. Create a fictional scenario where this advertisement indicates employment discrimination as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Create another scenario where there is no discri

Delegation of Duties and Third-Party Beneficiaries

The nature of the agreement that you have with the college or university in which you may be attending that requires you to do an assignment for a grade or degree. Why can't you transfer the duty of doing the assignment to your friend? And why can't the university give the grade or the degree to a person other than you? Write a

Evaluate the importance of legal restrictions in doing business

Please refer to the following articles: 1. Henriques, D.B. (2010, January20).F.B.I. Charges Arms Sellers With Foreign Bribes. New York Times. New York Times. 2. Barboza, D. (2010, January 1). Telecom Company to Pay $3 Million in China Bribe Case. New York Times. 1. Do you think that a company has a greater responsibility to

Requirement of Sarbanes-Oxley to Principles of COSO Framework

Complying with sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that require internal reporting of data often requires implementing additional resources. Companies generally adopt methods such as the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) framework to aid in fulfilling compliance requirements. Please help

Analyzing the Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act

I need some help with answering the following questions concerning the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Thank you. When the Sarbanes-Oxley Act passed, it was in the wake of various corporate scandals that hit the business world and challenged the fiscal accountability of public corporations. (1) Describe the main intentions and obj

Legal Environment

In addition to our reading in the textbook about the legal environment, we have, no doubt, run across a variety of HRM-related legal issues in your daily organizational life. For example, the questions that can be asked in an interview, protections for certain classes of people, and the rights of a union are influenced by variou

business law in banking

A Bank advertises home loans at low interest rates for its account holders for three months. Toward the end of the second month, the bank withdraws the offer. John opens an account with the bank because of the offer. He is however, a little late applying for the loan and the offer is withdrawn before his application is processed

Discrimination

- Define discrimination. - Identify the various forms of discrimination.

Attorney general in state in charge of sunshine law enforcement

Public access to information and sunshine laws should be considered in all communication by all public servants (whether you are a line staff member or agency director). Technology adds another dimension to what is covered under administrative law in this area. E-mail correspondence can be requested under the freedom of informa

Sarbanes Oxley and Internal Controls for Computer Access.

Under Sarbanes-Oxley 2002 regulations, which companies or industries are required to have internal controls for computer access? Which companies or industries are not required to follow these regulations? Would you recommend that companies that are not obligated by the law still follow the computer access portion of the regulati

Cyber forensics and Behaviour Profiling

Can you please help me get started with answering the following questions: 1. What is cyber forensics user behaviour profiling? 2. What is the purpose of performing user behaviour profiling and how it can help solve crimes? 3. What is the key differences between user behaviour profiling used in physical crime scenes vs

Workplace Drug Testing

Workplace drug testing is a difficult legal line with the US federal government strongly backing it while some states have legalized its use. Policy is different in different states and the European view is as varied as in the US. This solution discusses some of the laws and how they apply to different states and countries.

List and describe four of the main functions of law

List and describe four of the main functions of law. For each of the four functions you reference, provide a discussion, using at least one illustrative example or real case study explaining why each function of law fulfills or does not fulfill its purpose.

Tax Law Justifications Provisions

Discuss the probable justification for each of the following provisions of the tax law: a) The s 179 election to expense certain business assets upon their acquisition b) Favorable treatment accorded to research and development expenditures c) A deduction allowed for income resulting from U.S. production(manufacturing) activi

Lanham Act

What are protected marks, and what are the four marks that qualify for protection under the Lanham Act? Cite a specific example of a distinctive mark.

How does Sarbanes Oxley affect foreign corporations?

United States businesses are subjected to specific rules which help ensure that they continue to operate ethically and within the bounds of the law. How does the Sarbanes Oxley Act affect foreign corporations, if at all? In thoughtful detail why these companies should or should not be entitled to be exempt from this rule?

White Collar Crime/Challenges to Business' Free Speech

Read a post-2005 example of white collar crime or challenge to business's free speech. - Summarize the alleged violation. - Explain any related litigation processes. - Analyze the impact it has or may have on the business community, legal interpretations, and the legislative or political processes.

Legal Rights, Responsibilities, Project Procurement Closeout

Project Description The firm will develop a sophisticated online web portal infrastructure which will support quality improvement programs in five plants in different locations of the company. The manufacturing operations will have to report progress, submit data, share ideas, measure and monitor quality improvement initiatives

Business communication

Write a debate paper in which the team creates a debate of a current event or other controversial topic and provides an analysis of arguments presented for both sides. Topic is "SHOULD ABORTION BE LEGAL?" 1) Evaluate any potential ethical, moral, or legal issues.

Equal Employment Opportunity Act

Explain from which types of discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws protect employees. Give an example showing a company that is or has displayed discriminatory practices. Answer is over 300 words long and includes a reference.