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How the Sarbanes Oxley Act Changed the Audit Environment

Can you please help me with the following questions: a. Identify how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 changed the audit environment for auditors. b. Identify and explain new liabilities for managements of public companies created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. c. Identify five other ways in which the Private Securities Re

Business to consumer: YouTube in business; how does age relate to loyalty

1.) Imagine that you are an executive working in either television or film; how does YouTube challenge your business and the idea of commercial entertainment in general? 2.) Loyalty is often thought of in terms of character and personal relationships, but how does the increased information flow of the information age relate t

Legal Environment of Business: Big Business of the Olympics and Bribery

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

Short Case Analysis: Federal WARN law

A federal law, known as WARN, requires employers with more than 100 employees to announce plant closings in advance to give employees time to transition to new fields or jobs. Many states have also enacted legislation that requires employers to give notice to employees about changes in staffing levels. > Go to your state's W

1995 Auto Corporation: terminations that will not present legal risk yet enable the company to terminate employees who are not contributing to the success of the organization...

With these issues in mind, what recommendations would you offer to 1995 Auto Corp. to help position them for terminations that will not present legal risk yet enable the company to terminate employees who are not contributing to the success of the organization? What process will the company need to follow, and how can they

Summary Report of the new

Deliverable Length: 3-4 paragraphs Date Due: Friday, Jul 23, 2010 Because the majority of patient medical records at Jones Memorial Hospital are in paper form, the hospital has been burdened with the recent law passed by Congress urging healthcare facilities to revert to the use of electronic medical records. As a patient

intellectual property rights

You are the CEO of Microsoft and understand the huge opportunity in the Chinese market. But China is also notorious for software piracy. What can you do to create a profitable business there AND protect your intellectual property rights?

Forensic Accounting Case 47: auditor independence, compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley

Case 47: You are a recent graduate with a degree in accounting .Your employer is unfamiliar with the concept of auditor independence. Explain to your new boss why auditor independence is important and identified specific steps that must be taken to ensure compliance with independence requirement of Sarbanes-Oxley. Provide

Business Law: Global-Mart violoation of FMLA? Carol Jones files under Title VII.

Question 1: Sid Frost worked as a merchandising supervisor for Global-Mart, Inc. a large discount store employing over 26,000 people. When Frost suffered his third stroke in April 1999, he took leave from work, which was covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993. The vice president of personnel for Global-Ma

Employment: Anti-Discrimination Laws

Choose one of the anti-discrimination laws (Americans with disabilities act, Civil rights act, Gender discrimination, etc) .Using an example from your experience, or a recent article, what are ways that businesses make sure they are in compliance with the law? If you were a business owner, what would you do to insure you are co

Question for Discussion

Nancy is an employee at a local pizza restaurant. The restaurant has a small eat-in dining room, and they also deliver. One day, the restaurant ran out of paper towels for the restroom, and Nancy was asked to take the company delivery vehicle to buy more supplies. On her way out, the manager also asked Nancy if she would stop

Discrimination and Affirmative Action

The New Haven Firefighters Affirmative Action has not received this kind of attention in a long time. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Santomayor ruled on a case in New Haven CT where there was a claim that the testing used for promotion within the New Haven fire department discriminated against minorities. This is not a law course

I . Case: Name of the case, (and year of the decision). United States vs. Rosenberg (2009) II. Facts: Who are the parties to the lawsuit, what is their dispute? In your own words, only include the few important facts necessary to understand the case. If procedural matters are important (was it a motion to dismiss, etc. for example), be sure to include that as well. ? United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Candace Rosenberg, Defendant-Appellant. For Appellees: ? Paul W. Connell, Attorney (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Richard H. Parsons, Attorney, Peoria, IL, Paul F.X. Schwartz, Attorney, Madison, WI, A. Brian Threlkeld, Attorney (argued), Office of the Federal Public Defender, Urbana, IL, for Defendant-Appellant. The dispute is noncompliance with the Controlled Substance Act. Apparently the Defendant wrote prescriptions to nine patients unethically, i.e. outside the realm of professional practices. One patient out of the nine patients overdosed on the prescriptions the Defendant prescribed. The Defendant is a nurse practitioner who has the ability to write prescriptions, abused her privileges of writing prescriptions and conducted a private practice outside of a professional working environment. The defendant prescribed medications without performing a physical examination or checking the status of their medical history. The Defendant overcharged patients for narcotic prescriptions and was basically functioning as a drug dealer.

I . Case: Name of the case, (and year of the decision). United States vs. Rosenberg (2009) II. Facts: Who are the parties to the lawsuit, what is their dispute? In your own words, only include the few important facts necessary to understand the case. If procedural matters are important (was it a motion to dismiss, e

Non- compete contracts

The scenario is a company which is hiring a software engineer to specially design new software for the company's use, and the company wants to enter into a non-compete agreement with the software engineer. Need help in preparing a paper discussing any statutes and case laws in the US regarding non-compete agreements, and th

Sarbanes Oxley Compliance Increases Audit Fees

The average audit fee increase from 2003 to 2004 was as much as 92% depending on the size of the company, with the increase primarily attributable to Sarbanes Oxley compliance. What changed in the auditor's responsibilities that caused the increase in auditor work, and thereby audit fees?

Evolution of the Law

I need help in the following to start on a paper...not more than 2 pages. Reflect on the evolution of the law and write on what laws you think might be forthcoming in the next 10 years and why. Summarizes current legislation regarding workers' rights. Anticipates future changes in the law. Analyzes the reasons why the law

Americans with Disabilities Act

What potential impact does the Americans with Disabilities Act have on an employment practice that rejects applicants who have previously filed workers compensation claims? Could this practice discriminate against people with disabilities?

Variety of Issues

There are so many issues involved with this problem that I find it overwhelming....I see the negligence of the clerk, the mental illness of the shooter, the fact that the store has to be liable in some way...then the issue of the injured shooter being locked up until police arrive. In no way am I sure what issues are legitimate

Case Analysis Applying Ethical Decision Making and Labor Law in Business

Go to http://ba.gsia.cmu.edu/ethics/AA/mgtmini.htm. Read Case #1 "Family Business." Prepare a three-page analysis answering the questions on the following page: Introduction â?¢ Who are the stakeholders in this case? â?¢ What are the interests of the stakeholders? Legal Analysis â?¢

Business Laws - Favouritism in a Shoe Store

I need help with the below scenario: You are the regional manager of a shoe store chain, which is one of many located in the metro area. Bob, a manager, works at a mall location. One day, Bob calls you with the following situation: About an hour ago, the store' best customer, Imelda, walked in and asked Bob if an employee

Summarize the legal defenses to contract formation

Foodmart, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Foodmart has stores throughout the United States. Brian McDonald works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeremy Atwater, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Brian in the produce department. Scenario 1: Foodmar

Business Law: Tort Action, Plaintiffs, and Elements

Help write a synopsis for each scenario in which you answer the following statements: 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 plaintiff's claim o

Business Law: Rock On Mobile Home Park

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

Banning Transfat & Public Health Law

Many states, cities and municipalities (NY City, the state of California, Montgomery County, MD) have moved to ban trans fats. If you don't know what trans fats are, go here: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3045792 To assume that the reports that trans fats are dangerous to the health of the indivi

Business Law : key information

1) Mary is cutting weeds at her home. She is unable to trim some weeds she finds, because they grew between the rocks, so she removes the protective guard on the weed trimmer and trims the weeds. There are no warnings on the weed trimmer advising against removing the guard. She hits a rock, which is thrown to the side, hitting h