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Choosing a Legal Business Form

See attached file. Make a management decision that has to do with the legal form of business based on characteristics described in the scenario and the issues facing the firm. You have 3 options to choose from: Sole Proprietorship Partnership Corporation

How does Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) define a good and a merchant?

How does the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) define a good? How does the UCC define a merchant? How are the UCC requirements different for a merchant versus a nonmerchant? Give examples. This solution will break down several important parts of the Uniform Commercial Code and how it defines a merchant versus a nonmerchant. This

GAAS: define 'due professional care'; independence primary in Sarbanes-Oxley

The ten Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) provide the foundation for all other auditing standards and interpretations. What is the definition of the standard of "due professional care", and how might a court decide whether an audit firm met the standard? Why is independence often considered the cornerstone of

Theory and Conceptual.

Question 1 As a result of the sudden collapse of many successful firms and the increased incidents of fraud in financial reporting that were witnessed at the beginning of this century, investors lost confidence in reported accounting information and the auditors who attest to accuracy and transparency of financial statements. T

Law: theft of Makoto's laptop computer; describe the three crimes

The following situations are similar (all involve the theft of Makoto's laptop computer), yet they represent different crimes. Identify the three crimes, noting the differences among them. 1. While passing Makoto's house one night, Sarah see a laptop computer left unattended on Makoto's porch. Sarah takes the computer, carrie

Wage Law: Minimum vs. Maximum Wages

The United States has established a minimum-wage law. Should there be a maximum-wage law? Should salary be tied to results such that an executive whose company loses money should earn less than an executive whose company makes a profit?

What is the difference between a void contract and a voidable contract?

What is the difference between a void contract and a voidable contract? Give examples. Which party or parties to a voidable contract have the right to disaffirm the contract and why has society chosen to protect certain classes of persons in this way? Use approximately 200 words to answer.

Prepare a brief of McGurn v. Bell

Prepare a 350-700-word brief of McGurn v. Bell. A summary of the case can be found in Chapter 11 - section "Special Acceptance Problem Areas" of the text, or accessed via a link located on in the Materials Tab. Use the Case Brief Memorandum Format Guide located on in the Materials Tab as a guide for preparing and formatting you

Prepare an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Clause


Practice of 'Act Utilitarianism': Break a moral rule for a greater good

According to a person that practices "Act Utilitarianism" it is okay to break a moral rule as long as a greater good comes from it. Agree or Disagree? Implication to personal, work, or life in general? Remember to support your work with text or other references; cite the references. Remember to support your work with text or oth

Osborne Development Corp: Enforcement of arbitration clauses in contracts

Thomas Baker and others who bought new homes from Osborne Development Corp. sued for multiple defects in the houses they purchased. When Osborne sold the homes, it paid for them to be in a new home warranty program administered by Home Buyers Warranty (HBW). When the company enrolled a home with HBW, it paid a fee and filled out

Duty of Care and Negligence

As pedestrians exited at the close of an arts and crafts show, Jason Davis, an employer of the show's producer, stood near the exit. Suddenly and without warning, Davis turned around and collided with Yvonne Esposito, an 80-year-old woman. Esposito was knocked to the ground, fracturing her hip. After hip replacement surgery, she

Employment Law - Bill's Discrimination at XYZ Corporation

Bill didn't exactly fit in at the XYZ Corporation. First, Bill lost out on a promotion because a female co-employee was sleeping with their mutual boss and for that reason got the promotion instead. Later, Bill was denied a raise because he refused to have sex with his male supervisor. Still later, Bill was fired when he refused

Business law

1. A __________________ is continuously employed to conduct a series of transactions, while a ____________________ is employed to conduct a single transaction or a small, simple group of transactions. 2. A principal is __________________ when the third party lacks knowledge or reason to know of the principal's existence

Public Admininistration: role of the civil service commission to Townscape

Details: You received a call from the City Manager last night with an apology about your upcoming slide presentation. Due to other items needing discussion, there will not be time to show your full presentation. He requests that instead you give a 1-2 minute verbal summary on the role of the civil service commission. Write o

Offensive Employee Behaviors and Legal Sanctions

Consider the following account, adapted from the Canadian HR reporter: In a British Columbia human rights case, a store owner engaged in behaviours that could be construed as teasing or as simply crude. Some of these behaviours included: Reference by the owner to photo processing machines as "female machines" because they

1) It was utter failure of responsibilities on the part of the salesman of car that he did not make due enquiries about Jeff. 2) Tom Green simply made a statement and not an offer and Harry never properly it as an offer and so the question of acceptance does not arise.

Grocery, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department. The capacity to enter into a val

Elements of Negligent Tort

Negligent Tort Prepare a following the APA guidelines, detailing the elements of a negligent tort. At a minimum, your analysis must include the concepts of but for and proximate causation, duty of care and the various types of remedies available for a finding of tort liability. You are encouraged to research scholarly artic

Difference between law and ethics

3. What is the difference between law and ethics? Can a business be ethical without sacrificing profit? Describe an example of a business that you believe to have an ethical approach to its operations.

Discuss two Environmental Acts and how they work; explain bailment & abandonment

#1 Sally and her one year old son, Junior, live in low income apartment building. Sally is a single mother since last year after her husband was fatally wounded in an accident at the shipping dock where he worked. Unfortunately since her husband was not working there for long he had no retirement, nor any type of accidental l

Contract Payment Issues: ABC Ltd. Example

Mark enters into a written contract with ABC Ltd. to work as a sales representative for a salary and commission. The company also promises to pay Mark all expenses incurred in the course of his work. However, this promise is not included in the contract. Mark makes trips to outlying suburbs in the course of his work and presents

Business Law: Fraud, Rules of Precedent, Patents, Torts, Etc.

1. The best example of a chief executive's quasi lawmaking ability is: A. Appointment Power B. Rule Making C. Executive Orders D. None of the Above 2. T/F The Statute of Frauds was erected outside the British Parliament in 1677. 3. T/F A defendant in a civil action for FRAUD can be sentenced to jail time if convicted b

Technology Solutions for Human Services: identify three barriers

-Identify three barriers to services, planning, funding, or empowerment in a selected aspect of human services -How can applications of technology be used as a means to overcome each of these barriers? -Include at a minimum the applications that use word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and report generating ap

Power and the Making of Laws

While post-modernism as a "cultural movement was all about rejecting elitist, bourgeois viewpoints and empowering the most common of us being that upward movement in society ought not to be dictated by birth or social class," your point that "it ought to be about the effort & ability of the individual to make the most of his lif

Art: An explanation of How it Too Can Break the Law

Today, our country still censors certain artwork. The funny thing about this discussion is that what we think is art, another person may believe it is trash. Like I said in one of my previous post, we were on the subway and saw a women get on naked and a man started taking photos of her posing. A mother was immediately disturbed