What are the potential civil and criminal liabilities of an accountant? What is the significance of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Explain. What are the formal and informal sources of regulations for accountants? What are some of the consequences of violating accounting regulations? How has the Sarbanes-Oxley Act aff
Define white collar crimes and the evolution of corporate liability. What are some problems with punishing corporations?
What are protected marks, and what are the five distinctive marks that qualify for protection under the Lanham Act? Cite a specific example of a distinctive mark.
Although the Occupational Safety and Health Act regulates workplace safety, OSHA is not empowered to inspect businesses to enforce those regulations.
1. Although the Occupational Safety and Health Act regulates workplace safety, OSHA is not empowered to inspect businesses to enforce those regulations. Rather, it can enforce them only after an employee is injured. True False False 2. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act requires certain employers to provide
What are the financial considerations when transacting international business? What possible ethical and cultural conflicts need to be considered when transacting international business? How do changing political or legal environments affect global business?
The law firm has 6 lawyers and 10 support people and uses job-order costing system to accumulate cost by client. Two departments are litigation and research and use different predetermined overhead rates for each department. At the beginning of the year, the partners made the following:
Is law and ethics the same? How do moral philosophies and principles provide an ethical framework for the delivery of health services by individuals and organizations?
1. Does the relationship between law and ethics dictate that anything lawful is ethical and anything ethical is lawful? Thinking about your work environment please state your position and provide and example to help make your point. 2. Discuss how moral philosophies and principles provide an ethical framework for the deliver
With regards to the Hagan v. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. case, please discuss the issue the court had to decide, the decision they made and the rationale for their decision. Do you agree with the Court's ruling? Why or why not?
You have been given information about an unlawful act being perpetrated at the call center. Three of the Fabulous call center's employees have plot to steal money by falsifying invoices. To carry out their plan, they break into the call center at night and take computer technology that will allow them to create the false invoice
What are the legal and political systems in Venezuela? How are these systems similar or different from the U.S. legal and political systems?
Describe the key elements of a valid contract. Your committee has asked you to explain the basics of contract laws. You are to assemble a paper to explain contracts in simple and concise manner. Your initial plan is to address the following areas:
Display an example of a written contract that you have entered into. It could be a purchase agreement for a home, car or furniture, a warranty agreement, or a contract for home repairs. Identify the features that make it a valid contract. Write a short contract to provide a service to someone. You may request monetary reimburs
1. Discuss some state laws that impact pay plans and benefits plans in the private-sector. 2. How do these state laws relate to federal laws on the same topic? 3. What are some ways in which state laws might enable and/or constrain the potential of total rewards programs?
The application of Title VII and amendments (PDA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA) in the workplace? (In regard to the scope of Title VII, and Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its applications to the workplace - 180 words)
How has the creation of employment laws impacted union membership?
The difference between average annual returns on common stocks and returns on long-term government bonds is called a: default risk premium maturity premium risk-free premium liquidity premium market risk premium Corporate bonds might involve which of the following types of "premiums
You have been assigned to a firm committee and the committee chairperson explains to you that the company has some excess computer equipment that it is going to sell to the call center. The equipment is used, and consists of five monitors, five printers, and five desktop computers. The call center company is going to pay your co
You have been told that you and one of the company senior partners will be attending a US Court of Appeals hearing in the near future. To prepare you for this visit the partner will e-mail you a list of cases in the news and asks you which of these cases might be heard by the US Court of Appeals during the visit? Send an ema
One of the first acts of the new Congress will be to propose the Employee Free Choice Act. 1. Does this Act, taking away the secret ballot election process for union organizing, deprive employees of their democratic rights? Take a position, pro or con, and explain.
A. BUG, Inc., a company based in the United States., designs, manufactures, and sells electronic recording devices. These devices are used by law enforcement agencies to intercept and record sounds and voices. The equipment taps into telephone wires, cell phone transmissions, and picks up sounds and voices through the wall
The last half of the 20th century saw development of the legal concepts that we know as Title VII, ADEA, ADA, Equal Pay Act, Civil Rights Act of 1991, EEO, Affirmative Action, and sexual harassment. The last half of the century also saw court decisions that recognized the rights of those who were adversely affected by the implem
Identify a legal dispute between two business entities. Then, identify the legal issues that the court was called on to resolve between the parties. Then, discuss the possible non-legal issues (the values and interests) of the parties that may have led to the legal dispute. How might have the parties resolved their non-legal
How might I explain how has the psychological contract between the employee and the employer changed over time?
The legal environment of business and online commerce (5th ed) Upper Saddle River, NJ Pearson Prentice Hall 1. What is the federal system of checks and balances? How would you apply a checks and balances system to a business function? How would you assess the value of the systems on businesses? 2. What are so
I need help in preparing 150-200 word paper in which I summarize the different sources of income tax law you have identified(The source that I choose is the US Congress income tax law. I will be writing about the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). I need to include where the sources of income tax law are located and what informat
Please help me gain some insight and help with the following question:. 1. Does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act affect ethical or legal behavior or both? Why?
1. Is affirmative action in government jobs, schools, contracts, and programs required, necessary or even useful at this time? In your response, please consider the issue of reverse discrimination. If you want to look at how the state of Florida handled the removal of preferences in higher education, surf the web for the "Flori
1. The social sciences focus on human behavior such as politics. A paper on such a topic should include _______. A. experimental results B. results of recent medical trials C. archaeological findings D. speech quotations 2. _______ would add valuable support to a paper from an applied science discipline.
How does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 impact a board of directors?
Lucy had been selling her exciting new product for a couple of years when she was approached by her neighbor, Wanda, who asked if she could sell for Lucy, inasmuch as she was a professional salesperson and could help out in the evenings and on weekends. She also said that she had a few thousand dollars that she "would like to pu
Sharon owes Irma $500.00 for a small loan Irma gave to Sharon six months ago. Sharon has just received a check made payable to her from the Ajax Company, for work Sharon performed for Ajax. She endorses the check and writes on the back of the check, "Pay to the Order of Irma." She gives the check to Irma in payment of her indebt