One of the firm's lawyers has asked you to conduct research on behalf of a client. The client is the victim of a sexual assault and did not report the event to the police. The client wants to know if she can sue the offender; and if so, what can she sue the offender for. can she make him go to jail? Your boss asked you to prepar
In reviewing all of the consumer protections identified, classify the two most harmful to citizens if the protection did not exist. State your rationale with your answer.
I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Assume that you are starting up a small business and are concerned about protecting your ideas and intellectual property. its a Five-star restaurant with chef-created recipes. - Describe your small business and intellectual property. - Identify the legal is
Ms. Singh is a client of your firm. She was recently arrested for breach of peace during an altercation at a bar. Ms. singh was the recipient of unwanted advances from another patron at the bar. Her boyfriend became jealous and punched the other man. Ms. sinhg was arrested for breach of peace. She is very concerned about the po
Identify and discuss some of the ways that the Tax Relief Act affects a person's estate plan?
Describe business owner's/ executive's obligation to do more for the environment than the law requires. Summarize the value of knowing about environmental law (at least some aspects of it), even if you are not working for a company directly, impacted by any of the four environmental laws.
Discuss some possible clues that might tip off a manager that an employee may be initiating IP theft. Involving the testimony regarding the FBI's efforts to investigate IP theft, identify two best practices owners / executives can implement to protect against possible IP theft.
Identify the IP rights that are owned by an organization. Explain which intellectual property appears the most difficult for a business owner to protect. Provide support for your answer.
Ignorance of __________, more than any other single factor, accounts for the United States' unimpressive foreign sales efforts. A. native bargaining rituals B. domestic industry structure C. negotiation strategy D. cultural communication processes Projective cognitive similarity is: A. assuming th
The attached short case tell a simple story of a company that has many legal issues at the same time. Imagine that you are a legal consultant, and analyze the case in 2-3 pages explaining and addressing the fundamental legal issues. You don't have to cite cases, nor explain the law in details. E.x, you don't have to spend hal
Infer shareholders' equity and compute earnings per share as it would have appeared on the income statements for the years end for Locke Intertechnology Corporation.
Comparative Statements of Shareholders' Equity for Locke Intertechnology Corporation were reported as follows for the fiscal years ending December 31, 2009, 2010, and 2011. LOCKE INTERTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Statements of Shareholders' Equity For the Years Ended Dec. 31, 2009, 2010, and 2011 ($ in millions) Preferred
Is it morally sufficient for a U.S. company to comply with the laws of the foreign country in which it operates? Why or why not? What guidelines should a multinational use to determine a fair wage to its employees in a less developed country?
Explain whether the UCC clarifies how goods are sold or makes it more confusing. Use examples or other support for your answer. Discuss whether or not a manager would likely need to have a complete picture of the UCC in each state. How much does a manager really need to know about the state's UCC in which she/he sells goods?
Do you think that Sarbanes Oxley has been effective in managing the risks exposed through Enron, Arthur Anderson, Worldcom, etc.?
Enron resulted in significant legislation to prevent future ethical misconduct. Do you think that Sarbanes Oxley has been effective in managing the risks exposed through Enron, Arthur Anderson, Worldcom, etc.?
Scenario: You have decided to develop a business that concentrates on importing fair-trade world goods for sale in retail mall outlets in several different American cities (Detroit, Philadelphia, Seattle, Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Dallas). The theme you have selected is, "A Small World." Because of the nature of this business,
I need help writing a case summary and anaysis on the attached case. 1. Summary of Facts - Briefly summarize important and relevant facts of the case. 2. Legal Issues - Identify one or more relevant legal issues presented in the case. 3. Personal and Legal Analysis - Articulate a personal and legal analysis/opinion of th
You own Priscilla's Pecans. You employ five people and sell your pecan products in one town in Georgia. Your products are not sold in any other state. The federal government imposes regulations on the pecan industry. The Georgia legislature issues its own safety laws that are more strict than the federal rules. Georgia also
From a legal perspective, determine if it is easier for a manager to deal with an employee or an independent contractor. Provide an example or rationale for your answer. With the rise of virtual work arrangements (working from another location other than the designated office), discuss the legal issues that managers must be a
How are the Federal District Courts, the Federal Courts of Appeal, and the U. S. Supreme Cout different? How are they similar? What role do the various courts play in making or interpreting law that applies to businesses, employees of those firms, and for esolving or preventing conflict?
On January 1, 2010, Korswak, Inc. established a stock appreciation rights plan for its executives. It entitled them to receive cash at any time during the next 4 years for the difference between the market price of its common stock and a pre-established price of $20 on 60,000 SARs. Current market prices of the stock are as follo
15. Melissa is employed by Conway Chemical Corporation. The company allows the employees to use the conference room for club meetings, like the knitting club and book club. Melissa has asked to use the conference room for prayer meetings on Wednesday mornings before her shift starts. Melissa's request was denied. A. Melissa do
When forming a company, the options are sole proprietor, partnership, and corporation. Most choose incorporation. Why is the corporate form seen to be best? What rights do the stockholders have?
Law and Business Today Please respond to the following: Looking at the legal environment of business today, discuss where you see the law has fallen short for businesses or consumers. Review the four components that make up legal astuteness and rank order the four components in order of most valuable to managers in today's
When a contract is negotiated with a vendor for procurement of costly and special products, rather than off-the-shelf products, there can be a lot of negotiations. There will be conflicts that need to be resolved regarding matters such as price and penalties for non-compliance. In such negotiations, the party that has more power
Reference reading is Business Law: Legal Environment, Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and International Issues, 7th ed., by Henry R. Cheeseman (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2010). Members of Students for Fair Tuition (SFT) decide to protest rising tuition costs at Gigantic State University (GSU) by taking
Bridezilla Wedding Planning issued two checks totaling $150,000 to BabyCakes Bakery for wedding cakes it had purchased. BabyCakes Bakery endorsed the checks over to the law firm of Shark & Shyster as payment for a retainer. BabyCakes Bakery, soon after, collapsed as a business, and Bridezilla Wedding Planning stopped payment on
You are the attorney for WABC, a New York City television news outfit, and you are in charge of drafting a non-compete agreement for the new anchorperson Bob Bobswell. Bobswell was born and raised in New York, but educated in California. His most recent job was as an anchorman in Minnesota. Assuming that non-compete agreements
Walt Shoddy, the owner of Shoddy Shoe Repair, was contemplating retirement. He therefore contracted to sell the business to Pauline Parker. Shoddy Shoe Repair was located in Hoosierburg, Indiana, which has a population of 5,233. Besides containing a provision entitling Parker to use the Shoddy Shoe Repair name for the business,
Do employees have the right to use social media to make negative statements about their employers online?
Herschel contracts with Ivy to buy a certain coffee shop, Java Jive, for Ivy, who asks Herschel not to reveal her identity. Herschel makes a deal with Kendal, the owner of the restaurant, and makes a down payment. Ivy fails to pay the rest of the price, and does not pay Herschel for his services. Does Herschel have any recourse