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Regulatory Agencies

How do government regulatory agencies and laws affect organizations? Choose one or two specific regulatory requirements and explain what effect they have on organizations. How do they differ domestically and internationally?

Discussing Employment Laws in the Private Sector

Can you help me get started with this response? Do the employment laws affecting the private sector work as they are designed to in the U.S.? Have they worked in the past? Do they need to be revised in light of new topics related to employment?

Business communication Law/statutes

Explain in 300 minimum for each question. 1. Identify a minimum of three different business statutes that exist in a business communications environment. 2. Provide a brief analysis of each of the different statutes that you identified

What liability and rights do NewCorp or Pat have in this situation?

I need help with answering these questions involving employment, liabiitly, and their statutes. ------------------------- Legal Encounter 1 NewCorp hired Pat as manager of real property in Vermont, responsible for activities related to maintaining leased office space. Pat supervised 51 employees and lower-level superviso

The Legislative Branch

Why does the legislative branch have the most power? Where the source of the power is derived from? Provide current event examples of the power of the appropriate branch?

Rights Granted to Common Stockholders

What are the rights generally granted to common stockholders? Chiappetta, Larson, Wild, Fundamental Accounting Principles, 18th Ed., McGraw-Hill 2007, Original work published 1976).

Legal system in the US is similar to the system in England

Write a paper about why the legal system in the US is so similar to the legal system in England. Can the similarities be attributed solely to the fact that the Founding Fathers of the US were British and familiar with the legal system in England or are there additional reasons?

Elements of negligent tort

Prepare a two to three page paper, 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

Multiple support agreement

For the past several years, Jeanne and her two sisters have taken turns claiming a dependency exemption deduction for their mother under a multiple support agreement. This year Jeanne will be entitled to the exemption, and her mother needs money for surgery and new eyeglasses. Should Jeanne pay for the medical expenses as her sh

Contract Creation

Identify the legal issues present and note legal principles that apply to each. Reflect on the legal principles presented in this week's readings. Prepare a memo to discuss what legal risks and opportunities are in the simulation. Identify what a manager may do to avoid those risks, minimize liabilities, and b

Contractural agreement

Howard Homeowner discovered that the city has plans to put in a garbage dump across the street which would substantially decrease the value of his home. As soon as he discovered this information he put his home up for sale. Betty Buyer visited the home the next day and fell in love with the ranch style home and purchased it on


Mitisi Inventory Systems, Inc. has announced a rights offering. The company has announced that it will take four rights to buy a new share in the offering at a subscription price of $40. At the close of business the day before ex-rights day, the company's stock sells for $80 per share. The next morning you notice that the stock


Strict liability makes sellers of products liable irrespective of their fault.What can justify this? In other words, if a business is not at fault, why should it be liable?

Cash Flow and Sarbanes-Oxley

In two or three sentences for each question, no right or wrong answer... #1 What are Cash Flows from Financing activities? Define them and give examples. #2 Do you think the passing of the SOX act helps investors get better information on companies' financial reports?

Value of a Right

Calculate the value of a right for XYZ Corporation involving a 6-1 shareholder rights offer at $30 with a stock trading at $50 (e.g. 6 million shares are currently outstanding and 1 million more will be issued).

Employee Crimes.

You have been given information about an unlawful act being perpetrated at the call center. Three of the Fabulous call center's employees have plot to steal money by falsifying invoices. To carry out their plan, they break into the call center at night and take computer technology that will allow them to create the false invoice

IRAC and its Application to Law-Right or Wrong?

One would think the law is absolute, but you will see that much is up for interpretation in the law. In law school, there was seldom a "right" answer, but the most important aspect was the analysis of the issue. In fact, when approaching a legal question, it may prove helpful to remember the following acronym IRAC - Issue, Rul

Agreement to Construct an Office Building

16. In 2011, Fayette Engineering entered into an agreement to construct an office building at a contract price of $5,100,000. Construction data were as follows: 2011 2012 2013 Construction costs incurred $ 750,000 $2,700,000 $ 630,000 Estimated costs to complete 3,000,000 862,500

Business Law case study

I need some assistance on summarizing the following points: **See attachment **2 pages **please use the sources provided **please explain it in your own words