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Employment-At-Will Doctrine: Three Scenarios

Evaluated three scenarios described by determining the primary action(s) that you should take to limit liability and impact on operations; thoroughly specified which ethical theory best supports your decision. 1-John posted a rant on his Facebook page in which he criticized the company's most important customer. 2-Anna's bos

Court decisions regarding harassment and workplace hazards

1: Please use reading question 1 Read Burlarley v. Walmart Stores, Inc pages 386-387. Respond to the three Case Questions found in Cheeseman Text page 387. Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business questions. Argue both

Whistleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley: Coducting Positive Behavior

Thoroughly described the key characteristics of a whistleblower. Thoroughly summarized briefly one (1) researched instance of whistleblowing in one (1) publicly traded company within the last 12 months. Thoroughly included the details of the issue that the whistleblower reported and the effect of the whistleblower's actions on b

Torts Definition and Effects on Businesses

Define one tort. What is the effect(s) that this tort might have on a business. How does a business protect itself against this type of tort? Additionally how might the business reduce its liability based on this tort?

Insider Trading Read Securities and Exchange Commission

1) Use reading question 1 Read United States v. Bhagat page 365.. Respond to the three Case Questions page 365. Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business questions. Argue both sides of all issues.. 2) Use reading questi

Legal Theory of Cases and Transactions

Answers and analysis the 3 questions scenario. In three paragraphs paper. Each paragraph include at least 4 sentences. I'm looking for developed answers that include an analysis of the scenario in relationship to the content of the textbook. There must be at least one reference to chapter/page number/ from my text (not from app

Ethics cases

1) Use reading "question 1" Read Bank of America, N. A. v. Barr page 293-294 Respond to the three Case Questions found page 294 Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business questions. Argue both sides of all issues. 2) Use

Sole proprietorship and fiduciary duty

1) What is a sole proprietorship? Why are sole proprietors held personally liable for the debts of their businesses? 2) What is the fiduciary duty of loyalty? Did Gaffney act ethically in this case? Did he and his partners breach their fiduciary duty of loyalty?

criminal law and defense case

Arthur hears that an expensive yacht will be moored in City Harbor with only an old watchman on board. Arthur asks Ben and Carl to help him steal whatever is valuable on the yacht. The three agree to board the yacht at night under the cover of darkness. Carl buys a gun "just in case" but does not tell Arthur and Ben. Arthu

Third Party Beneficiaries

Alan is a collector of rare stamps. While visiting Bob's house, Alan notices an old envelope on Bob's desk with an old stamp on it. Alan tells Bob he will pay him $500 for the stamp, believing the stamp is worth $15,000. Bob tells Alan he will think about it and checks out the stamp with Charles, his brother, who happens to

Questions

2. Which of the following are employers required to provide to plan participants under ERISA Plan information (i.e., features and funding). A grievance and appeals process for participants to get benefits from their plans. The right to sue for benefits and breaches of fiduciary duty. Plan information (i.e., features and f

Analyzing a Contract

A 4 paragraph in 2 papers analyzing a contract, merely reference the title of the contract (which is Sale of Goods Agreement) in the report. A four paragraph typed summary of the contract must be attached which discusses any features of the contract that were covered in the text. The first paragraph is to be a summary of the ent

Contracts and breaches of contract

1) Use the attached reading for question 1 Read Wrench LLC v. Taco Bell Corporation Respond to the three Case Questions found on page 188. Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and contemporary Business questions. Argue both sides of all iss

The Case of the Politically Incorrect Sign

You're on the Jury: The Case of the Politically Incorrect Sign Disturbed by the number and variety of signs that individuals were putting up within its borders, a City passed an ordinance prohibiting all signs on private property except in commercial areas for advertising. Sam, a homeowner, pasted a sign on the front door of

Nestle baby formula issue.

In regards to the Nestle baby formula issue. Why or why not the response was appropriate, ethical or legal?. What might the company have done better and why. References/citations 1000 words to 1500 words

Different Types of Corporations and Partnerships

As stated by one interview that "Until environmental conditions become a commodity themselves or are being traded then it comes come in to their physcy." We are never told the real issues that are happening behind the big money makers, until a catastrophe happens. It was truly amazing how many corporate companies were found guil

Corporations' Impact on the Economy

A corporation is a legal construct with an identity separate and apart from its owner(s). The primary legal advantage to converting one's business from an unincorporated enterprise to the corporate form is the ability to avoid personal liability for the business's financial obligations. Since the corporation is distinguishable f

Supreme Court Cases

1) Using the attached reading "question 1" Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is seeking your opinions as noted in the Critical Legal Thinking, Ethics, and Contemporary Business; argue both sides of all three issues. 2) Using the attached reading "question 2" Brief the facts of the case and assume your boss is

Safeway-Albertsons Merger Enabled Haggen to Grow to 9 times

A two paragraph paper. The first paragraph must be a summary of this article. (How the Safeway-Albertsons merger enabled Haggen to grow to 9 times its size in 4 months). The second paragraph must discuss the relevance of the article to The Sherman Antitrust Act, and indicate the part that is being used. You can see Example of

Contracts and UCC

12. Stacy, located in Florida, is entering into a contract with Natasha, located in Russia, for the purchase of snow globes to sell to people who do not typically get to see snow. Stacy is familiar with the UCC but uneasy about what law would apply should she have a dispute with Natasha regarding the contract. She would like for

Sellers, Buyers and UCC

1. If goods identified to a contract are destroyed before risk passes to the buyer, the seller must obtain substitute goods. True or false 2. A buyer who has accepted goods may later revoke the acceptance if the buyer can show that the defects substantially impair the value of the goods. True or False 4. A buyer who has acce

Medical Expense and Partial Disability Case Study

Aristotle Mythos is having a "mid-life crisis," in large part because he is 50 years old, and he realizes that most people do not live to be 100. In an attempt to conquer his depression, and to prove that he is equivalent to a 20-year-old (at least in spirit,) Mythos plans to climb Mount Zeus, the highest peak in his ancestor's

Contracts and validity

the following is true regarding the defense of Sally and her parents that the car was a necessary? The claim will have no effect because the law does not recognize the concept of necessaries when minors are involved. Social status is always irrelevant in addressing a claim that an item was a necessary. Whether or not paren

Bait and Switch according to the Federal Trade Commission

Mike Plasma is in the market for a new "big screen" flat-panel television. While reviewing the Sunday newspaper, he notices a full-page advertisement from "TV Town." The advertisement includes a 45-inch flat-panel television for $299. Surprised by the remarkably low price, and eager to purchase his new luxury item, Plasma make

Congressional Questions

7. Which of the following is true regarding the privileges and immunities clause of the U.S. Constitution? a. Under the clause, a state cannot prohibit nonresidents from opening restaurants in the state. b. Under the clause, a state can allow state universities to charge higher tuition to out-of-state students because re

Commercial Impracticability

Should Linde be discharged on the grounds of commercial impracticability? United Aluminum Corporation (UAC) manufactured aluminum coil. For many years, Linde supplied UAC with the nitrogen it needed for its manufacturing processes. The companies signed a long-term contract in 1997, which said, in part: Linde agrees that at U

The UCC's Rules on Cure Sensible

Are the UCC'S rules related to cure sensible? If a seller ships goods that are not what you ordered, should you (in many circumstances) be required to give them a chance to make it right?

Different Aspects of Government Contracting

1. When a federal agency receives a notice of protest filed directly with the General Accountability Office (GAO), a contract may be award under the following circumstances except...: a. Untimely award would delay project completion date b. Authorized in accordance with agency procedures c. Head of contracting activity conse