Discussion 1 Every day we enter into contracts. For example we enter into a simple contract when we purchase food at the grocery store as we are receiving goods in exchange for payment of those goods. Another example is a cell phone contract. When a person purchases a cell phone and obtains service for the phone there is a
P-2 Safe work environments, fair wages, abuse of child labor, and unfair treatment of workers are all topics that are unfortunately in the news all too often. Previously, these were problems or issues that were in present in the United States. Fortunately, the legal system and regulations, for the most part, have made these i
Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships After working for a large company for 10 years, you decide to give expression to your entrepreneurial urges and start a business. Your business plan is to help small firms that are struggling with finding ways to make new information technologies affordable and e
In connection with facilitating the function of the IRS in the administration of the tax laws, comment on the utility of the following: a. An increase in the amount of the standard deduction. b. Dollar and percentage limitations on the deduction of personal casualty losses. c. Power to make adjustments to properly reflect a taxpayerâ??s income. d. Availability of interest and penalties for taxpayer noncompliance. e. Armâ??s length standard. Tom, a calendar year taxpayer, filed his 2003 Federal income tax return on April 1, 2004. In 2008 the IRS audits this return and assesses an income tax deficiency against Tom. On the grounds that the statute of limitations has run, Tom disputes the assessment. Is Tom correct? Why? Contrast the tax consequences resulting from the following filing status situations: a. Married filing jointly versus married filing separately. b. Married filing separately versus single filing separately. c. Married filing separately versus abandoned spouse status.
In connection with facilitating the function of the IRS in the administration of the tax laws, comment on the utility of the following: a. An increase in the amount of the standard deduction. b. Dollar and percentage limitations on the deduction of personal casualty losses. c. Power to make adjustments to properly reflect
1. Your firm has built a manufacturing plant not too far from a large European city. You are a member of a management team that is charged with designing employment contracts that promote high effort among the employees. What factors might you bring to the attention of the team? Would your answer change if the manufacturing pla
a. You have prepared a proposal and are in the final stages of submitting your price. You have two options: i. Option 1: If you submit a price of $2M, you believe you will have a 50% probability of winning the contract. However, you will only have a 33% probability of making a profit at that price. ii. Option 2: If you s
Please help with the following problems. Provide step by step calculations for each. If the S&P contracts have a multiplier of $500 and your $2.0M hedge fund stock portfolio has a beta of 1.2, then your portfolio position can be hedged from overall stock market volatility for 3 months by selling how many S&P futures contract
Amendment 1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Discuss the explanation, history, politi
What was the purpose of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977? Search online, and provide a circumstance in which it has been alleged that the Act was violated.
Please answer the following questions: - Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using the U.S. court system to alternative dispute resolution methods. - Discuss how applicable dispute resolution methods are to a small-business owner and a mid-level manager of a Fortune 500 company. - In reviewing the Bill of Ri
Giant Batteries, Inc. is a large corporation that manufactures batteries for large industrial and agricultural vehicles. Over the past few months, it has experienced an overwhelming amount of legal problems and litigation. The president of Giant Batteries, Ima Dummie, consults with the law firm at which you work seeking legal ad
Can you help me with this assignment? Read and answer 2 questions in the ATTACHED case study. Book title: Human Resource Management, 13th Edition, 2011. Author: Robert L. Mathis and John H. Jackson. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Chapter 3: Equal
Rebecca is very impressed with the tax return that your group has prepared for her. So much so that she has referred one of her major clients, Drew Richardson, to your group for taxation advice. Drew is 56 years of age. He has recently retired from his full-time job as a radiologist. He is an Australian resident for tax purposes
See attached file. Jack Tar, CFO of Sheetbend & Halyard, Inc. opened the company confidential envelope. It contained a draft of a competitive bid for a contract to supply duffel canvas to the U.S. Navy. The cover memo from Sheetbend´s CEO asked Mr. Tar to review the bid before it was submitted. The bid and its supporting
Case Brief Format First page, Citation: Give the full citation for the case, including the name of the case, the date it was decided, and the court that decided it. Second page, 3/4 the page is Facts: Briefly indicate (a) the reasons for the lawsuit; (b) the identity and arguments of the plaintiff(s) and defendant(s), re
HYDROSUB'S UNFLOATABLE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT VEHICLE Kathleen Johnson started her new job as chief buyer at Hydrosub in San Francisco. Her day was without incident until she received the following telephone call. Voice on phone: Good afternoon, Ms. Johnson. I am Burt Lauderas, project supervisor at Bolger Shipyards in Tacoma.
Address potential legal or regulatory issues of a restaurant business. Example water spillage on the floor, no exit sign visible, no child restraints for stairs, food and drink quality (choking hazards), etc. Approach the discussion as if you are an attorney and wanted to provide your client with a report on various risks appert
Section 4(e) of the Age Discrimination of Employment Act (ADEA) makes it unlawful to print or publish or cause to be "printed or published, any notice or advertisement . . . indicating a preference, limitation, specification, or determination based on age." Discuss how this is applied in practice, including guidance from the EEO
Read the case titled, 'Corporation of the Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day V. Amos 483 U.S. 327 (1987)' listed on page 528 of the textbook: Bennett-Alexander, Dawn D., Hartman, Laura P. (2009). Employment Law for Business (6th Edition). United States: The McGraw-Hill Companies. As a church employ
In your own words, provide a definition for each of the following legal terms. Following each definition, provide an example or situation where the term applies. Good Samaritan laws Respondent superior Standard of care Statute of limitations Risk management
Nuclear, chemical, biological, technological, and violence-inspired methods have historically been used by terrorists to instill fear and hurt innocent victims. In your opinion, what is the worst or most fearful terrorist act? Do you believe that these terrorist cell members are right in any manner? Substantiate your response.
We need to build in some discussion of the Behavioral Event Interview or what is sometimes called the Behavioral Interview. These interview questions ask people what they really did in their previous job and not hypothetical questions about what the candidate might do in a given situation. This is a good way to drill into actual
Kevin Allen was the owner and manager of an apartment building in Chicago, Illinois. Marybeth Duncavage, a second-year medical student, entered into an agreement with Allen for the rental of Apartment 1-W. She moved into the apartment on August 1. About 3 am on August 4, Tommy Jackson came into the rear yard adjacent to Apartmen
1. Should business units be free to contract with outside vendors for shared-services activities? 2. Should shared services operations be able or encouraged to take on outside clients? 3. What kind of internal marketing by shared services organizations is in shareholders' interest?
Based on this case Percy Green, an African American man who had been employed by McDonnell Douglas, was laid off as a result of a reduction in McDonnell's workforce. After the layoff Green participated in a protest against alleged racial discrimination by McDonnell in its employment practices The protest included a stall-in,
Do you think auto manufacturers do enough to explain the downside of airbags? How air bags can be dangerous in low impact crashes?
Under what circumstances is an employee protected against adverse employer action for refusing to work in a particular area or perform a particular task?
Lynette Hines is employed by Irvin Industries. She recently became a Seven Day Adventist and has informed her employer that she can no longer work on Saturday. Irvin Industries makes seat cushions for airplanes and is a relatively small operation. While Saturday is not a regular work day, frequently employees are required to wor
Distinguish between quotas and affirmative action goals.
Prepare an outline that you would use to develop a PowerPoint presentation of around 8-10 slides outlining a socially responsible risk management strategy for a company with which you are familiar (Please note, you are creating an outline in a Word document, not the actual PowerPoint presentation). Summarize the following: ï?