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Explain the Elements of Valid Contract

In 1999, a Seattle man took a popular soft-drink company seriously when one of its commercials made an offer of a Harrier jet, the famous high-tech jump jet used by the U.S. Marines. In a TV commercial that aired in 1995, the company jokingly included the Harrier as one of the prizes that could be received with a mere 7 million

Difference in Lobbying and Bribery and its Legal Principles

Details: 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

Classic City Exporters Finance: Hedge risk with forward contract

Classic City Exporters (CCE) recently sold a large shipment of sporting equipment to a Swiss company and the goods will be sold in Zurich. The sale was denominated in Swiss francs (SF) and was worth SF500,000. Delivery of the sporting goods and payment by the Swiss buyer are due to occur in six months. The current spot exchange

Business Law

Assistance is needed in choosing an example of a type of agency (express, implied, apparent, or by ratification). Use an example from your professional experience that demonstrates one type of agency. Define that agency and discuss how the principal and the agent fulfilled the duties they owed to one another. If you donâ??t t

Public Accountability Acts

A discussion on main acts that affect public accountability: Freedom of Information Act Government in the Sunshine Act Regulatory Flexibility Act Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act

Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX): positive effect on the companies under SEC jurisdiction

Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 has been described as the most far-reaching legislation affecting business since the passage of the 1933 Securities Act. There is one part of this process that is beginning to have a positive effect on the companies under SEC jurisdiction. The events of the last 5 years have made it clear to all

Affirmative Action as it applies to the public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with the Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. "Affirmative Action law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. The law also requires that employers reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' sincerely held religious practices, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer's business. (EEOC, 2010)." "Affirmative Action addresses discrimination for women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. "The Civil Rights Act prohibits employment discrimination to individuals based on race, color, religion, gender, and national origin (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2004)". Affirmative Action also applies to public sector and private sector employers. Managers with positions available hire a friend or family-member, who lacks skills the job requires. Subsequently, affirmative action was implemented to have standards in place for the new hire to adequately fit the position. Affirmative Action and Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity interact with each other because efforts of the plan are displayed in the programs. The objectives of the two are to have a proactive plan to identify, recruit, and promote women, minorities and individuals with disabilities. To offset past discrimination practices and ensure that the individual that is being hired for the position is qualified affirmative action plans and programs have been enforced" (EEOC).

Affirmative Action as it applies to the public sector and private sector employers, and how it interacts with the Title VII requirements of Equal Employment Opportunity. "Affirmative Action law makes it illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. The law also makes it i

Future Contract choices for hedging price of frozen orange juice

On January 1, a contract was signed to deliver 60,000 pounds of frozen orange juice on May 1 (exactly 4 month away). Ms. Smith signed the contract. Ms. Smith plans to buy the orange juice from a local distributor in May. With a small profit margin, though, Ms. Smith is afraid she might incur a loss if orange juice prices increa

Patient Privacy Laws

Many physicians within the Bay City network have requested technical assistance in understanding patient privacy, confidentiality, and informed consent. You have been asked to develop answers to their specific questions that have come forward from the physicians. This information will be used at a later time to develop traini

Business Ethical Issues

O What is business ethics? o Explain at least three ethical issues within today's business environment that affect your community and organization. â?¢ Format consistent with APA guidelines and include at least 3 references.

Business Law-Sarbanes-Oxley

Please assist! What organizations are subject to Sarbanes-Oxley? What provisions affect these organizations most? How could Sarbanes-Oxley requirements drive a business to become de-listed from stock exchanges and no longer operate as a publicly traded company? How do other regulations similar to Sarbanes-Oxley apply to governme

I need to choose one law school and write about it?

I really need your help i dont understand any of the topics listed, you can choose the one you know the best to help me in my studies. Thank you: Jurisprudence is the science and philosophy of law, there are several schools of jurisprudence. There are 7 school of law, i have to choose: 1 out 7 topics and write about it? There

Intellectual Property and Tangible Assets

What tangible and intellectual properties are significant to the automotive industry? What actions must a business manager in the automotive industry take to identify and protect an organization's tangible property rights?

Business Law

I need assistance in analyzing the following scenario! A women work as a nurse at a facility which handled bariatric (treatment of obesity) patients. This type of patient has somehow increased in numbers at the medical facility (not sure why). A female nurse was reassigned from a bariatric patient to another non-bariatric pati

Business Law: Regulatory or Compliance Requirements

Identify a regulatory or compliance requirement related to the employment relationship. The requirement may involve workplace safety, wages and hours, or retirement. What law governs the requirement? What obligations does that requirement create for the employer and employee? What may managers do to ensure compliance?

Breach of Oral Contract for Foodmart Inc.

Brian McDonald spent his time away from work on his hobby, model trains. His train set was large and consisted of rare and one-of-a-kind trains. One day, while visiting with fellow train hobbyist Harry, Brian said, "When I retire in 2 years from Foodmart, I'm going to sell my trains and spend the rest of my life traveling on r

Family and Medical Leave Act

1. I need help with putting together an introduction to what it is all about 2. I need help in describing FMLA in detail and also contrasting it to at least one other management approach.

Employment discrimination or sexual harassment

Select either employment discrimination or sexual harassment and discuss its surrounding legal issues. What may managers do to prevent, detect, and remedy legal risk arising from this topic?

Trademarks

When can Business A use the same trademark as Business B without being liable to Business B for infringement?

Recognition of Revenue on Long-Term Contract and Entries

Amy Van Dyken Construction Company uses the percentage-of-completion method of accounting. In 2007, Van Dyken began work under contract #E2-D2, which provided for a contract price of $2,200,000. Other details follow: 2007 2008 Costs incurred during the year $ 480,000 $1,425,000 Estimated costs to complete, as of December 31

Business Law help

Need some help on this # Explain the basics of contract law. # Explain contract law in a simple and concise manner. # Incorporate the terms offer, acceptance, and consideration in the report. # Include an example of a written contract that you have entered into, and identify the features that make it a valid contract.

Sarbanes-Oxley

For the first years after the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley, many companies chose to go public in London (the AIM = Alternative Investment Market sponsored by the London Stock Exchange). Some are claiming that SOX is to blame. Do you agree, or is there more to the story? Has the collapse of world financial markets over the past t

Administratively Dissolved Compnay

A compny was administratively dissolved on July 1st after it forgot to file various required documents with our state's secretary of state. This company provides construction services to consumers. The company provided construction servcies to a consumer on July 10th which was after they were administratively dissolved. The c

Impeachment and Resignation

If you had been a voter at the time of Nixon's impeachment and resignation, how would the Watergate scandal have affected your perception of government power? Do you think the Watergate scandal has had an enduring effect on the public's perception of government power today or not? Explain.

Business law question

Pete Principal instructs Al Agent, his employee, to repossess some property owned by Ted Turner. Al knows that the repossession is illegal but performs it any way. Please prepare a written discussion on all aspects of the potential liability in this case. When composing the answer it states that you should consider within y