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Finance: Stock rights, dividends, value of the right, EPS after dividend is paid

3) A firm has a market value equal to its book value. Currently, the firm has excess cash of $400 and other assets of $7,600. Equity is worth $8,000. The firm has 200 shares of stock outstanding and net income of $900. The firm has decided to pay out all of its excess cash as a cash dividend. What will the earnings per share b

Sexual Harassment

Need help in completing a 800 word assignment discussing abuse of power between a male supervisor and a female worker. The female just landed a large account and her supervisor is a flirt and wants to meet for dinner to discuss her expense report. She reports this unwanted act to Human Resources. At this point what happened to h

Forms of Employment Memo Law 530

Assessment Forms of Employment Memo. For this assignment, you are a mid-level manager at a large private university. Your boss, Chris Grey, is aware that you are in a degree program and are studying Employment Law. Chris sends you the following message: "I know you are taking a course in employment law, and I need your advice o

ADR Clause for a Team Environment

Topic: Can someone help me prepare an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) clause that can be used by a learning team to resolve disagreements among the team members. ( In 200 words) Guidelines: The clause must include at least one type of ADR in the clause; however, more than one type may be included. In addition

What are the issues and problems of Competing in the Cable Industry Emphasizing Verizon and Comcast Cablevision and How does Comcast compete with Verizon what are the critical services provided by

I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Write a 15 pages research paper about comparing Verizon and Comcast to the wireless industry. The paper must be cited in APA form. The comparison should touch base on the following questions. What are the issues and problems of Competing in the Cable Industry Emph

Agency and Liability

Consider the following fact pattern. Jack tells several area car dealers that because of his special expertise with sports cars, the wealthy Dr. Robbins has hired him to find the doctor a unique sports car. Jack looks at many cars and test-drives quite a few of them. Jack finds one he believes Dr. Robbins would especially like.

Joan has always been a "hands-on" manager, a businessperson who becomes involved in all aspects of an operation. She is starting her own company, which will manufacture parts for the private aviation

Consider the following scenario: Joan has always been a "hands-on" manager, a businessperson who becomes involved in all aspects of an operation. She is starting her own company, which will manufacture parts for the private aviation industry. There is some potential for product liability in this line of business. Joan consult

When is a Web page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction? Creating and maintaining a Web page that is accessible from anywhere in the world poses new jurisdictional issues.

When is a Web page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction? Creating and maintaining a Web page that is accessible from anywhere in the world poses new jurisdictional issues. In this 1999 article, Christopher Wolf, and attorney at a Washington D.C.law firm, explains the evolving law on jurisdiction on the Internet. the questio

Torts is an area of law that is sensitive to our changing society. New causes of action are created by courts to address changes in technology, business structures and social issues.

Please see attached 1. Torts is an area of law that is sensitive to our changing society. New causes of action are created by courts to address changes in technology, business structures and social issues. Do you think courts should have the power to create new causes of action to address these issues? If not, how would y

Centralized Information Technology

What are the advantages of centralized information technology? Provide examples. Does centralized Information Technology benefit and/or contribute to Sarbanes Oxley Compliance? If so, how? Provide examples.

Negotiating a free agent's contract

Briefly summarize the case study "A Power Play for Howard, in Many Acts", October 27, 1996, by Bill Brubaker and Mark Asher. Evaluate the benefits (tangible and intangible), costs, and risks associated with negotiation Juwan Howard's free agent contract from the perspective of Juwan Howard and both teams and both general manager

Torts Occurring in the Workplace

1. What torts have occurred or may occur in your workplace? 3. Why is it important to protect intellectual properties? What are the characteristics of a trademark? 4. How can a contract be formed over the Internet? Explain.

Public Policy: Acme Construction

1. a. What public policy underlies the doctrine of implied-in-law contracts? b. Is this a "good" or "bad" policy, in your opinion? 2. a. Go to http://www.findlaw.com and review the extensive material on contracts. Explain at least 3 ways in which the information contained on this website can assist businesses with issues

Compare and contrast the difference between civil and criminal Law

Compare and contrast in this "discussion "the difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law. For example: The Plaintiff brings the Cause of Action in Civil Court verses the Government bringing the Cause of Action in a Criminal Trial. Is there a trial by Jury in Civil and Criminal Cases? In a Civil Case the Burden of Pr

Long term contracts: Profit - Percentage of completion, completed contract method

1. Long term construction contract In accounting for long term construction contracts (those taking longer than one year to complete), the two methods commonly followed are percentage of completion and completed contract. a. Discuss how earnings on long term construction contracts are recognized and computed under these tw

Ethical Considerations of Pharmaceutical Company

A pharmaceutical company has developed a cure for cancer. They put it on the market and cure thousands of people. Their ongoing research, however, shows that it is not universally effective and that some who could be receiving other kinds of treatment, die as they wait to see if the drug will work. Also, as many as 7% of those w

Hot Cars, Inc., is a retail car dealership based in Any State, U.S.A.

Hot Cars, Inc., is a retail car dealership based in Any State, U.S.A. Hot Cars ran an ad that stated that 2002 models were on sale for 10% over invoice. Small print indicated that some restrictions and costs may apply. Hot Cars ran a separate ad for a 2000 model truck, which was identified by its VIN. The ad listed the sales pri

Current Status of Lawsuits Against The Tobacco Industry

Summarizes the current status of the lawsuits against the tobacco industry. Make sure your paper answers the following questions: 1. What is the legal basis for most of the current lawsuits? Negligence? Product Liability? Breach of Contract? 2. What are the defenses being argued by the tobacco industry? 3. Are the lawsuits

Legal liability for incorrect financial statements and option back-dating: SOX

The board has collectively signed off on the last set of financial statements for the corporation, despite some concerns by in-house and external accountants about the accuracy of some of the data. After all, it is time for many of the management staff and a few of the board members to receive stock options from the company. Man

Does the new contract align the incentives of the new VP with the goals of owners?

The owners of a small manufacturing concern have hired a manager to run the company with the expectation that he will buy the company after five years. Compensation of the new vice president (manager) is a flat salary plus 75% of the first $150,000 of profit, and then 10% of profit over $150,000. Purchase price for the company