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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.

Legal and Financial Decisions for Small Businesses

For each of the following small businesses, describe the best form of business ownership: sole proprietor, partnership, or corporation. The small businesses include the following: -Retail electronics -Software developer -Advertising Please Justify and explain why it is the best form of ownership for each particular busin

Suing the sexual assault offender

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

Consumer Protection

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.

Intellectual Property and Government Regulations

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

Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)

What is SOX after all? Is it an unnecessary and unreasonable interference with the market, or is it a necessary response to the threat to investor confidence caused by the accounting scandals? Should investors have concerns about the markets when large, publicly traded companies had published financial data that was false? What

SOX compliance and not-for-profits.

Adhering to the Sarbanes Oxley Act is only required for publicly traded companies. There has been a lot of discussion as to whether not-for-profit organizations should voluntarily follow the act. NYS Attorney Eliot Spitzer also issued a press release in 2003 stating that not-for-profit organizations should also follow the act.

Tax Relief Act

Identify and discuss some of the ways that the Tax Relief Act affects a person's estate plan?

This post addresses the goal of SOX and related issues.

Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act in the wake of several high-profile corporate accounting frauds. What is the goal of SOX? What provisions of the act help ensure that the goal is achieved? Are there any parts of the act that you find particularly important?

This post addresses environmental law and related issues.

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.

Preventing IP Theft

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.

Intellectual Property (IP)

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.

business law study questions

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

Boston Pet Food Corporation

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

Sexual harrassment citing

Bill didn't exactly fit in at the XYZ Corporation. First, Bill lost out on a promotion because a female co-employee was sleeping with their mutual boss and for that reason got the promotion instead. Later, Bill was denied a raise because he refused to have sex with his male supervisor. Still later, Bill was fired when he refused

UCC clarification

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?

This post addresses contract comprehension.

Many times we have a contract in front of us and we merely scan it and then sign it. Discuss what makes contracts difficult to read or comprehend. Identify and then explain the two most important elements of a contract that every manager should know about. Support your answer with an example or rationale.

Business concept and structure development

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,

Griffith versus Clear Lakes

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

Fact Pattern 4-1; Priscilla's pecans

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

employee or an independent contractor; virtual work arrangements

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

Federal District Courts, Federal Courts of Appeal

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?