Critical Legal Thinking Should a city be given zoning authority over the aesthetics of an area? Why or why not? Business Ethics Is it ethical for a property owner to build a structure that does not comport with the character of the area? Contemporary Business Are businesses helped or harmed by zoning ordinances?
The Case Express versus Implied Contracts. Suppose that a local businessperson, McDougal, is a good friend of Krunch, the owner of a local candy store. Every day on his lunch hour McDougal goes into Krunch's candy store and spends about five minutes looking at the candy. After examining Krunch's candy and talking with Krunch,
Case Scenario Carrie offered to sell a set of legal encyclopedias to Antonio for $300.00. Antonio said that he would think about her offer and let her know his decision the next day. Norvel, who had overheard the conversation between Carrie and Antonio, said to Carrie, "I accept your offer," and Carrie gave Norvel the books.
A sales manager in a large security systems company was terminated soon after his co-workers learned that is homosexual and that his life partner has HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The sales manager himself is HIV-negative. Has the employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act?
Please answer the below questions. If resouces are used please provide. A sales manager in a large security systems company was terminated soon after his co-workers learned that is homosexual and that his life partner has HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The sales manager himself is HIV-negative. Has the employer violated the
What are the four types of initial assessment methods that are subject to legal considerations? What three aspects must be covered in a disclaimer policy? Why is it important to provide disclaimers to job applicants during the initial assessment phase?
Project for International Business Law and Practices Guidelines - Magid Glove and Safety, LLC See attached Guidelines on Feasibility Report of International Business Law and Practices for the international expansion of your chosen company. --------------- The company selected is Magid Glove and Safety, LLC. The comp
Case: Armington, while robbing a drugstore, shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contended that he could not be tried again for th
Describe the provisions of the following major labor laws as well as their impact on organizations and the union-management relationship: A. The Railway Labor Act B. The Norris-La Guardia Act C. The Wagner Act D. The Taft-Hartley Act E. The Landrum-Griffin Act
Compare and contrast two types of intellectual capital involved in the case and how the intellectual capital relates to the organization's innovation. (Please address two business collaborations and licensing agreements.) “Google Inc.” by Benjamin Edelman, Thomas R. Eisenmann http://hbr.org/product/google-inc/an/910
Problem Land Salvage Company deals in distressed properties and makes high risk sales. In 2009, the company sold for $250,000 a piece of property that cost $150,000. Collections on the sale were: $80,000 in 2009, $120,000 in 2010, and $50,000 in 2011. Required: a. Prepare the necessary journal entries in proper forma
I need help for following questions. 1) What are the challenges for cyber forensics in real world? (about 350 words) 2) How do you think about the future of cyber forensics and what sort of improvements will you suggest? Below contain my 4 challenges for question 1, please help to elaborate further, and provide me the so
Suppose that Honda is on the verge of signing a 15-year contract with TRW to supply airbags. The terms of the contract include providing Honda with 85 percent of the airbags used in new automobiles. Just prior to signing the contract, a manager reads the one of TRW's competitors has introduced a comparable airbag using a new technology that reduces the cost by 30 percent. How would this information effect Honda's optimal contract length with TRW?
Suppose that Honda is on the verge of signing a 15-year contract with TRW to supply airbags. The terms of the contract include providing Honda with 85 percent of the airbags used in new automobiles. Just prior to signing the contract, a manager reads the one of TRW's competitors has introduced a comparable airbag using a new tec
Housing Construction Company (HCC) has agreed to build a housing project for the city of New York. On January 1st, 2006 the company and the city agreed on the following terms: the construction should take no more than three years, and HCC would be paid a total of $300 million for the project; the $300 million would be paid in th
One of the individuals, a partner for a Big 4 firm in Latin America indicated that he has found that since the implementation of SOX many accounting departments have reduced the amount of cross training. In his particular view he indicated that the reason for this based upon the responses of the companies that he is responsible for are: - Lack of time from the staff to dedicated to training. - A fear that the another employee may understand the control environment thereby rendering certain aspects ineffective - Management's unwillingness to make training a priority. Have any of you notice a change in the post SOX world in your organizations? If so please be specific. If you do not work in public company or are not exposed to SOX what do you believe are the reasons behind the lack of training at your current organization or a previous experience that you had?
One of the individuals, a partner for a Big 4 firm in Latin America indicated that he has found that since the implementation of SOX many accounting departments have reduced the amount of cross training. In his particular view he indicated that the reason for this based upon the responses of the companies that he is respons
Create a contract that clearly states in writing the implied terms of the contract verbally communicated in the Contracts: Offer and Acceptance video. Offer and Acceptance video link. http://media.pearsoncmg.com/pcp/pls_1256120324/contracts_offer_and_acceptance/index.html
* Determine whether the company may be named as a potentially responsible party (PRP). Review the requirements for consideration as a PRP by answering the questions: What constitutes a PRP? What types of materials may cause problems? Do they exist in this company? * Make recommendations as to both waste removal actions and wa
Briefly outline and describe the issues your company must consider regarding each of the following areas: economic, social-cultural, technological, and political-legal.
Imagine that you are a marketer for one of the following companies: Amazon.com, Apple Computer, Starbucks, Burger King, or a nationally recognized company of your choice. Decide whether your company will expand internationally into Mexico, India, or China. Briefly outline and describe the issues your company must consider rega
Explain the following Law of demand and law of supply Factors affecting demand and supply Price elasticity of demand Factors affecting price elasticity of demand
What method of proving a Title VII case should Rawlinson use in attacking the height and weight requirements?
Dianne Rawlinson, a female applicant who was rejected for employment as a prison guard in the Alabama prison system, challenged certain state rules restricting her employment prospects under Title VII. They were (1) requirements that all prison employees be at least 5 feet 2 inches tall and weigh at least 120 pounds, and (2) a r
See attached file for proper format. Suppose the total demand and supply of loanable funds (in billions) are as follows: Quantity demanded of loanable funds Interest rate (percent) Quantity supplied of loanable funds Surplus (+) or shortage (-) 85 4 72 _____ 80 6 73 _____ 75 8 75 _____ 70 10 77 _____ 65 12 79 _____
Rally Round the Trade Name View the video: 'Rally Round the Trade Name' by clicking on the link in the course shell. There is also a link that will allow you to print the script of the video. Write a report answering each questions following: 1. Explain whether or not the fact that Gabby's surname is Rally gives her the right to use it any way she wishes. 2. Explain whether or not it matters that Rally is associated with pizza. 3. Explain how important the fact is that Herman started to use the name Rally first in that particular geographical area. 4. Explain what rights you have in your trade name. 5. Explain what remedies you have if someone else infringes upon your trade name. Video 9: Intellectual Property: Trade Name - Script FADE IN-INTERIOR AUTO DEALERSHIP SHOW ROOM-DAY We are CLOSE ON Tony Sulka, who is sitting at his desk in his shirt sleeves. In the BG we can SEE Shelly Rice, who is talking on the telephone. They both look perky, in good shape. There's an upbeat mood. It's the beginning of a new day, when it seems possible to sell every car on the lot. Tony looks at Shelly. Tony Okay here, it's the beginning of another great day at Rally Motors. So let's get with it, customers, come on in! Tony looks at his phone. Tony (to phone) Ring. The telephone rings, and Tony winks at Shelly. Tony (on phone) Rally Motors, home of the offer you can't refuse. Okay . . . a large, three cheese, hold the anchovies, and extra pepperoni. Tony is writing this down until he finally comes to his senses. Tony (continued) Hey, this is a car dealership, not a pizza parlor . . . ANOTHER ANGLE-as we catch Shelly making this aside: Shelly So you noticed. ORIGINAL ANGLE-on Tony. Tony (continued) . . . no, we don't offer pizza if you come in for a test drive. No, I don't know the number of Rally Pizza, and I won't look it up for you-unless you buy a car. Tony hangs up. Hey, Shelly, what's the deal on this pizza parlor? Are you still getting these calls? ANOTHER ANGLE-on Shelly and Tony, catch their reactions. Shelly A lot of them. ANOTHER ANGLE-as Herman comes into the frame. Shelly (to Herman) Hey, Herman, you know we got three more calls for pizza? Herman It's going to stop. I talked to my lawyers about it. This morning, we told Rally Pizza that we intend to sue. ANOTHER ANGLE-on the door, as it bursts open and in walks a middle-aged, short, stocky woman. She is Gabby Rally, the owner of Rally's Pizza. She is bouncy and wears a typical pizza uniform. She is also carrying four boxes of pizza. Gabby Pepperoni, sausage, cheese, and one vegetarian. Gabby looks at Tony, obviously the easiest mark. Gabby (to Tony) So what'll it be? Tony For me? Gabby And it's free. Tony Well, I've always been a pepperoni type of guy. Gabby Pepperoni coming up. Gabby turns to Shelly. Gabby (continued) And I bet you're a vegetarian . . . there you go . . . Gabby turns to Herman. Gabby (continued) . . . now how about . . . ANOTHER ANGLE-as Tony takes the pepperoni pizza and opens the box. He smells it. It's great! ANOTHER ANGLE-FAVORING HERMAN. Herman Excuse me. What are you doing? Gabby I always hate to argue on an empty stomach. Don't you? Herman Argue? Gabby I'm Gabby Rally, owner of Rally's Pizza, fastest delivery in the area. Eat! Herman Your real name is Rally? Gabby Sure is. And you're a Rally too? Maybe we're related. Herman My name is Herman Hays. Rally is the name of our dealership. Has been for forty years. We spend more than three hundred thousand dollars a year advertising that name. I'm sorry, but we simply can't allow any other business to use our name. Gabby Gee, Herman, what's the trouble? You think people are going to confuse a pizza with a car? Herman The name Rally associated with pizza? I don't think so. Tony This is great pizza. It's not that Tony is stupid: Tony just likes to needle Herman in a friendly way. Gabby Thanks. And we're doing great business. Herman Sure you are, because Rally sticks in people's minds. Why? Because we advertise it everywhere. Gabby Lighten up, Herman. It works both ways. Someone can eat a pizza and think of Rally Motors. Why'd you sic those angry lawyers on me, Herman? Do I look like a criminal? Shelly (aside) Herman, remember Ma Barker . . . Herman It looks like the legal talent is working. Otherwise you wouldn't be here. Gabby I came here because I figured you needed to be reminded that a pizza is not a car. Shelly But Gabby, we're getting all sorts of calls for pizza. That says that people are confused about the names . . . Gabby No, it says that people don't know how to use a phone book. ANOTHER ANGLE-a change of mood. Gabby suddenly looks forlorn. Gabby (continued) Herman, you're a big company. I'm a little pizza woman. I don't have the money to get a lawyer to fight you. You're going to put me out of business. Herman I don't want to put you out of business. All I ask is for you to change your name. Gabby Why don't you change yours? Herman I was here first. Gabby Just the business. I've been named "Rally" for more than fifty years. Besides, how can anyone own a name like "rally"? There are car rallies, pep rallies, freedom rallies . . . Herman I'm not getting through to you, am I? If I let you name your business "Rally," then I'll have a used car salesman calling his business "Rally," and he'll open up right across the street. Gabby So that's it? You're really going to force me to change the name? Herman Afraid so. A CHANGE OF TONE-A BEAT. Gabby seems to grow smaller as she accepts defeat . . . she came in a blustering, happy lady, thinking that her spirited quality would get Herman to change his mind. The realities of business have ground her down. It's not a huge change, but some of the spirit has been knocked out of her. Note that this was the same spirit that the morning started with at Rally Motors, with Tony's perky "home of the offer you can't refuse." Gabby (quietly) Well, I don't have enough money to hire lawyers to fight you. I guess you win. ANOTHER ANGLE-as Gabby gets up and walks toward the door. Herman It doesn't make me feel great. I'm sorry, Gabby . . . Gabby turns around and takes a last look at Herman, then goes on out. ANOTHER ANGLE-on Herman. Herman Okay people, let's sell cars. ANOTHER ANGLE-on the whole group, as they turn to their desks. Their phones suddenly start ringing. FADE OUT-
See attached file for better format. Assignment #5 - Rally Round the Trade Name View the video: 'Rally Round the Trade Name' by clicking on the link in the course shell. There is also a link that will allow you to print the script of the video. Write a report answering each questions following: 1. Explain whether or not
I need to explain how legal issues affect location choices for real estate property or personal property. Can you help me with this?
Amenity, Inc. was incorporated with 1 million authorized shares, which were issued to Capital General Corporation (CGC) for $2,000. CGC distributed 90,000 of those shares to about 900 of its clients, business associates, and other contacts to create and maintain goodwill among its clients and contacts. CGC did not receive any
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