Will SOX lead to a more effective control system at most publicly traded US companies? Why or why not? If SOX had been in effect, would it have prevented the meltdowns at Enron, Tyco and Worldcom, for example? Why or why not?
If you were an officer, director, and/or shareholder of a small corporation, what are some examples of steps you would take to minimize the risk of having the corporate veil pierced for your business?
What types of agency relationships do you come across at work, and how do they affect your business? What lessons can you extract from agency law to avoid or lessen the risk of legal liability?
You are invited to attend a meeting with the firm partners and staff working on the call center contract situation. You are told at the beginning of the meeting that relations between your firm and a client have broken down. First, your law firm has learned that the client has been intercepting your firm's mail and reading it. S
Discussion Question #1: Discuss a federal law, regulation, or case that is relevant to the topic of wages and benefits. Are there any problems with the regulation? Has anyone proposed recommendations for change to it? Please put the subject of the law/regulation/case that you are discussing in the subject line. Discussio
Which of the rules that make up the HIPAA law affect technology in a Health Care or Human Service organization? Can you summarize the relevant rules?
1. Bob is at the Boston Biceps Bodybuilding Club riding an exercise bike. Bob wants to change the station on the television which is mounted high on a nearby wall. He reaches for the remote control device, and finds that another member has accidentally taken the remote control device and left behind a cellular phone. Bob drags t
You have just graduated from business school and have been invited to become part of the management team of a start-up business.
You have just graduated from business school and have been invited to become part of the management team of a start-up business. One of the first issues the team has to decide is what type of entity the new business should be. What factors do you consider in evaluating this issue? Will the nature or scope of the business infl
To what extent do you think enhanced surveillance technology will make our society safer?
Parol Evidence Rule says that if a written contract is a complete and final statement of the parties' agreement, any prior or comtemporaneous oral or written statements that alter, contradict, or are in addition to the terms of the written contract are inadmissable in court regarding a dispute over the contract. Basically, w
What are the similarities between common law contracts and contracts under the UCC Article 2?
What are the UCC principles of good faith and reasonableness to sales contract? (300 + words)
Briefly defines FMLA, COBRA, HIPAA, and ERISA Describes one current issue that employers should be or are concerned with under each act. For each current issue identified, describes why this issue has occurred. Describes what, if any, penalties a company may incur for violating each of the acts or for unsuccessfully chal
The definition of family has changed considerably over the years. Your question for debate is: Who should be covered under these highly regulated benefits? Should the definition of family be altered or deleted when structuring benefit plans? Much of the rationale is directed at the unfair bias in benefits for traditional f
1. Is proof of a "bad motive" essential to imposing tort liability? Why or why not? 2. Tom Peters in his new book "Re-imagine" relates the case study of GE Power Systems. GE Power Systems used to be a provider of "manufactured boxes" for electricity - transformers, generators, turbines, etc. - commodities all. They changed th
1. Should an employer be permitted to screen candidates for employment using genetic testing? Support your answer. 2. Is "at will" employment good for the economy? Support your answer. 3. Should weight be a BFOQ? Why or why not? Support your answer.
Essay form, 500-700 words, APA format with APA citations from 3 + academic sources; PRO Counter-point (CON) the rule should not be abolished - support the exclusionary rule, address why this position, identify the fallacies underlying the position after reviewing: Debating Crime: Rhetoric and Reality, Belmont, CA; Wadsworth/Thom
Under what conditions can contractual duties be modified?
Under what circumstances, if any, should a person be bound by a promise, when no consideration is passed to form a binding contract?
I need help with the question and this little scenario. As the risk manager for a baseball team, your best pitcher hit his wife at a local club. The team needs his services, but the city and the risk manager are appalled by his criminal condut. The team is flooded with calls as to how the matter is going to be handled and what i
What promotes the differing views managers and employees have on privacy issues? What should a company have access to regarding an employee's personal life, and what is not reasonable?
[Bell Sports, Inc. v Yarusso~ 759 A.2d 582 (Del. 2000)] NOTE: THIS IS A Implied and Express Warranties NOT product liability case In 1991, Brian Yarusso catapulted over the handlebars on his off-road motorcycle while traveling over a series of dirt moguls at a dirt motocross track in Newark, Delaware. He landed on his h
Employment Law Paper Discuss specific employment situations and issues you have encountered. (I am a owner of a manufacturing company) Include what you know about employment conflicts, questions, grievances, lawsuits, etc., by an acquaintance or yourself. Analyze the experienced employment situation and describe the legal ac
Chapter 10 3. Calvin Roach, a native -born American of Acadian descent, was fired by Dresser Industrial. Roach claimed that he was fired because of his "Acadian" national origin ("Cajun" descent)and his association with Dresser employees of the same origin. Employer claims that, since there is not and never was such a county
Chapter 6 1. A female restaurant employee is on the phone in the kitchen talking to her mother. The chef of the restaurant comes up to the employee, throws off his chef's hat, grabs both the employees arm and begins shaking her violently and screaming at her. She reports this to the police. She is later terminated a sues f
What is the importance of the 14th Amendment? explain. (300 + words)
Please provide an explanation of how an intentional tort differs from negligence.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a non-compete clause as opposed to a non-disclosure clause?
Please review the attached cases. Would the SOX law have protected Dr. Donn Milton? Dr. Grace Pierce? What kind of corporate wrongdoing might a senior executive discover that would not be covered by SOX?
Clean Life, Inc. (CLI) is a world-wide manufacturer of health and beauty products. CLI has a new product, Pure and Innocent Soap, that it is ready to roll out in the market and CLI expects that when the full roll out is complete, Pure and Innocent Soap will generate revenues of over $5B per year. CLI plans to spend $100M on m