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EPA aerial photographs

Dow chemical company operated a 2,000-acre chemical manufacturing facility at Midland, Michigan. The facility consisted of numerous covered buildings, with manufacturing equipment and piping conduits between various buildings plainly visible from the air. Dow maintained elaborate security around the perimeter of the complex to

The Details of SOX and Who it Affects

What organizations are subject to Sarbanes-Oxley? What provisions affect these organizations most? How could Sarbanes-Oxley requirements drive a business to become de-listed from stock exchanges and no longer operate as a publicly traded company? How do other regulations similar to Sarbanes-Oxley apply to government entities or

Whether freedom of speech is revocable in the private sector will be discussed. A scenerio regarding a co-working using profanity will be discussed and analyzed. Whether he has the right to speak in this way in the private sector will be explained.

The First Amendment guarantees our freedom of speech. However, this amendment only applies to government (state or federal) agencies and does not apply to employees in the private sector. Employees do not have the right to discuss non-work related issues and expect the same protections. For example, a coworker routinely uses

Stock-Appreciation Rights

Derrick Company establishes a stock-appreciation rights program that entitles its new president Dan Scott to receive cash for the difference between the market price of the stock and a pre-established price of $30 (also market price) on December 31, 2008, on 40,000 SARs. The date of grand is December 31, 2008, and the required

The case of the speluncean explorers

Judge: Handy, J. (What did the judge decide? What was His Opinion? What law he use--which "schools" of law: Natural law, Positivist view, Historical view, or Legal Realism view.? Did it change society?)

Tax Laws and Renewable Energy

Elaborate and discuss the role and impact the tax laws have made or could make in motivating and encouraging the shift towards the use of renewable energy and enhancement of green technology more effectively.

Business Law

Marianne Jennings wrote an article, "Why an International Code of Ethics would be good," which was assigned to be read at the beginning of the course. As you have worked throughout this session, you should have considered this article and how it may or may not have impacted different situations in the world economic/business/leg

Breach of contract: Use of specific perfomance as a remedy

In most cases, the remedy for a breach of contract is monetary damages (actual losses). In some cases, "specific performance" is the appropriate remedy. What is specific performance, why would the aggrieved part want it, and when would a court require specific performance?

Business law - conflicts of interest

Donny's ownership of an interest in a client company is definitely a problem. Even though the stock purchase was made through completely legal means, and by using no insider information, it still can present a host of problems. The main problem is that since he owns stock in the company, he has personal gain considered based on

Business contract transaction with which you are familiar...

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Select a business contract transaction with which you are familiar. You may use a transaction in your workplace, or in a place where you have been a consumer, such as buying auto insurance, renting or purchasing a residence, or buying cell phones or computers. What are the

Procurement and Contract Management - Negotiation

In reviewing the proven best practices for the contract negotiation process, which portion of the process would be the most difficult to carry out--planning, conducting, or documenting and forming the contract? Which would be the least difficult? Is one portion more critical than the others? Justify your answers.

AstraZeneca versus the People

Beginning in the 1990s, with their research pipelines drying up, the major players in the pharmaceutical industry moved to sustain profits by fighting to extend patent periods, by advertising direct-to-consumers, and by raising drug prices. The facts of a case filed recently in California reflect a blend of these strategies: As

Adherence of a corporation to their oaths or codes

Creative Code: We the members of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, in addition to supporting and obeying the laws of legal regulations pertaining to advertising, undertake to extend and broaden the application of high ethical standards. Specifically, we will not knowingly create advertising that contains: Fal

Sources of Tax Law...

Answer the following questions concerning the sources of tax law. a. What role does the Internal Revenue Service play in interpreting, and providing guidance on, the tax law? What types of tax law guidance are published by the IRS? b. What roles do the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Congress play in creating the tax law? Brief

Law - Conditions can be only:

Conditions can be only: A. precedent. B. subsequent. C. precedent or subsequent. D. precedent, subsequent, or concurrent. E. precedent, subsequent, concurrent, or nominal.

Baseball arbitration

Have you heard of "baseball arbitration"? This style of arbitration is used in other fields beside major league baseball. In baseball style arbitration, each side separately proposes an offer to the arbitrator. The arbitrator then picks one of the offers and that's the decision (no middle ground). So, if one party offers $1

Law involved in the judge's determination of who got the baseball

During the 2001 MLB season, Barry Bonds set the record for home runs. A fan, Alex Popov had his glove on that home-run ball. However, Patrick Hayashi ended up with the ball. Mr. Popov filed suit alleging that Mr. Hayashi assaulted Mr. Popov in order to get the ball. Videotape shows Mr. Popov's gloving of the ball. Mr. Popov sa