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Service Industry: Job Costing

Keating & Associates is a law firm specializing in labor relations and employee-related work. It employs 25 professionals (5 partners and 20 associates) who work directly with its clients. The average budgeted total compensation per professional for 2008 is $104,000. Each professional is budgeted to have 1,600 billable hours

Case Analyses: Alarm System, Explosion, Mustang, Oscar's Drug Store

Please provide your feedback to the case analyse below by using IRAC format. ALARM SYSTEM: Joe buys a $25,000 computer system for his office. He then hires an alarm company to install a security system, after advising the alarm company about the expensive computer system. A week later the security system is installed.

Incorporation An Effective Idea

Elaine and Roy are registered nurses. They want to start a home health agency, taking referrals from physicians and providing health care to homebound patients. They plan to be in business for 10 years. Identify the reasons why incorporation is an effective idea for their business, the steps they must take to incorporate thei

Monetary Damanges and Remedies for Breach of Contract

What are the monetary damages available for breach of contract? What sort of remedies are available for breach of contract? Contractual capacity. The law generally presumes that people have the capacity to enter into contracts. However, certain classes of people do not have the legal capacity to contract. Who are they,

Tenancy by the Entirety and E-Contracts

When is a tenancy by the entirety appropriate, and how does it differ from the other two forms of ownership? UCC has been revised to keep up with the many changes in business due to the use and popularity of the computers and the internet to conduct business. Let's discuss some of the new provisions for electronic contracts.

Business Law: An Alternative the Best Completes the Statement

Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question and explain why in one to two sentences. 1. Which of the following best describes the role of the lawyer? The client makes decisions regarding civil matters; the lawyer makes decisions regarding criminal matters. a. The lawyer is simpl

General Business Law

1. CELL PHONES - A restaurant owner has implemented a new policy prohibiting the use of cell phones in the restaurant by employees or customers. Is that constitutional? 2. WINE - Michigan prohibited direct shipment by out-of-state wineries while New York nominally permitted it for out-of-state wineries that maintai

Employment and Labor Law: Develop a questionnaire for interviewing applicants

As the human resources manager, you want to ensure that your company's hiring practices follow all applicable laws and preserve the rights of employment candidates. Develop a questionnaire that managers at your company will use when they are interviewing applicants. This document must contain the following: * The name

Purpose of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); types of transactions, problems

What is the purpose of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)? What types of transactions are covered by the UCC? What problems was the UCC designed to address? How would interstate transactions be different without the UCC? Provide an example. Distinguish between a joint tenancy and a tenancy in common with regards to real p

Citigroup: subprime loan mortgage

As the CEO or top executive of Citigroup, how would you have handled the situation differently (subprime loan mortgage)? Explain your answer.

The Big Business of the Olympics and Bribery: Salt Lake City, 2002 Winter Games

The Big Business of the Olympics and Bribery LEAD STORY-DATELINE: The Washington Post, January 15, 1999. Salt Lake City and the state of Utah are considered synonymous with the Mormon Church and the morality that flows from religious pursuits. A recent bribery scandal relating to Salt Lake City's successful bid to host the 2

Mentoring and Coaching

Please help in getting started writing a paper about mentoring and/or coaching. It should include the following: A detailed explanation of how mentoring and/or coaching influences the success of an employee. An analysis of the importance of training and development on both workplace performance and work-life balance. Needed

Dobson Construction: Percentage of completion on contract

See attached file. The first problem is to compute the percentage of completion on a 4,000,000 lump-sum contract. Also, need to indicate the amount of gross profit that would be reported on this contract - labor $850,000 - materials and subcontractor 1,750,000 - indirect costs 400,000. Costs incurred to date are labor 464,0

Let's try a quick hypo

Let's try a quick hypo. A man ("A") sees his enemy ("B") while he is walking down the street. They are walking in opposite directions, and are about to cross paths. As B approaches, A pulls out his gun and aims it at B, intending to only scare him. The gun accidentally discharges and hits B in the arm. Putting aside possibl

Identify tort actions, plaintiffs/defendants, elements of the torts

o What tort actions do you see o The identity of potential plaintiffs o The identity of potential defendants and why you see each one as a defendant o The elements of the tort claim that constitute the plaintiffâ??s claim o Any defenses you think defendants might assert o How you think the claim will be resolved, stating l

Role of Culture: Negotiating a Contract in a Country

Imagine that you must negotiate a contract with an organisation that is in a country other than your own. Choose any country other than your native country and then answer the following questions: * Identify the country. List the main aspects of this country's culture, as you perceive it today. * What assumptions do

What are some employment laws that you are aware of that impact the workplace?

What are some employment laws that you are aware of that impact the workplace? Choose two laws and elaborate on your relevant insights (from the Internet search, as well as from your personal experience, if applicable). Be sure to use citations as appropriate in the body of your post, and include the full reference listing(s) at

Agent Authority - legal principle applied

Paulette is the owner of the Rock On Mobile Home Park. For several years, Albert regularly collected rent for Paulette from the tenants of the mobile home park. Recently, Paulette learned that Albert pocketed some rent he collected, so Paulette fired Albert, and revoked his authority to collect rent payments from tenants. Howeve

Supreme-court proceedings that does not include witness testimonies or the testimonies of the plaintiff or defendant, instead, the court requires a legal brief prepared by legal administration from each side before the appointed date of appearance. The attorneys present their opposing arguments on behalf of the client before the judge. The court takes each argument into consideration and thoroughly evaluates the evidence presented and renders a decision according to what is feasible under the U.S. Constitution. Verdicts under the Supreme Court are lengthy; it may take several months before a decision has been reached. Probate-handles the most sensitive cases for the disabled, elderly, and/or adolescents who are unable to help themselves during legal matters. Probate protects the rights of the aforementioned individuals. Appellate-consists of paralegals and lawyers that process paperwork from the supreme and appellate court. A case manager is assigned to a case number and follows through on the case from beginning to end. The manager monitors and reviews all of the documents and waits for the appeal. Once the appeal has been filed the manager conducts a comprehensive analysis of the information presented from a jurisdictional and procedural aspect. The case manager double checks the case files to ensure that all the necessary documents are included. In the event information or documentation is missing, the case may be subjected to dismissal unless there is additional information that may be admissible in civil court. (State of Connecticut Judicial Branch (2003).

Supreme-court proceedings that does not include witness testimonies or the testimonies of the plaintiff or defendant, instead, the court requires a legal brief prepared by legal administration from each side before the appointed date of appearance. The attorneys present their opposing arguments on behalf of the client before th

Compaq Computer v. Horton Case Analysis

Compaq Computer v. Horton, 631 A.2d 1 (Del., 1993) See: https://casetext.com/case/compaq-computer-corp-v-horton 1. Who has the burden of establishing the propriety or lack of propriety of a demand? 2. What is the test for proper purpose? 3. Can a proper purpose be adverse to the corporation's interest? 4. Did either

Doing Business Internationally - Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company (known as Kellogg's, makers of Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and a variety of others) celebrated its 100th anniversary a few years ago in 2006. As with many companies, it has attempted to expand internationally. Assume that Kellogg's decides to enter India with its line of cold cereals. India is a country of one bi

International Laws and US companies

Look at these concepts below and discuss them... A: Ethics B: Governmental regulation A) In light of ethical, political, and legal responsibilities, please describe how these concepts effect managers? B) Choose a publicly-traded company which operates in more than one country and pick a couple concepts from

Negotiation and Arbitration

1. You are negotiating with a customer you cannot afford to lose. They are ready to walk out the door and you have already applied the principles of negotiating to no avail. What do you do next? Is there anything else you can do to salvage the customer for your company? 2. You and your opponent cannot come to agreement on th

Employment Law

History and evolution of Title VII and its amendments (PDA, ADA, Adea) 1,236 words plus references