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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 He is however, a little late applying for the loan and the offer is withdrawn before his application is processed

Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

Describe two equal employment opportunity laws. How does your current or previous workplace comply with these laws? Provide examples.


- 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.

Long-Term Contract with an Overall Loss

On July 1, 2010, Torvill Construction Company Inc. contracted to build an office building for Gumbel Corp. for a total contract price of $1,900,000. On July 1, Torvill estimated that it would take between 2 and 3 years to complete the building. On December 31, 2012, the building was deemed substantially completed. Following are

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.

Do you have any 404 experience you would like to share?

Following the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 Section 404, publicly traded companies are required to document internal control procedures. System flowchart helps us to clearly see and determine what kind of control we need to put in place and where. Do you have any 404 experience you would like to share?

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.

How EEO Laws Protect Employer & Employee Rights

How are EEO laws designed to protect the rights of both the employer and employee within the professional relationship? How does an organization's ethics policies contribute to the spirit of EEO?

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.