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P3-46. The viatical industry offers a rather grim example of present value concepts. A firm in this business, called a viator, purchases the rights to the benefits from a life insurance contract from a terminally ill client. The viator may then sell claims on the insurance payout to other investors. The industry began in the ear
I need help to answer these questions. Q#1 Pete's Pizza employs Quincy as a delivery driver. Pete's guarantees that an order will be delivered within thirty minutes or there is no charge, and insists that its drivers meet the limit. One night, while making a delivery, Quincy is caught in a traffic jam. To deliver the pizza
Legal Interview Questions State each question in column below as Legal Question / Illegal Question 1 Are you a US Citizen? 2 Where were you/your parents born? 3 Are you authorized to work in the US? 4 What is your "native tongue"? 5 What languages do you read/speak/write f
Tyler Co. has a contract with its president to pay her a 5% bonus for 2004 and 2005. The federal income tax rate is 30% during these two years. 1. In 2004, income before deductions for the bonus and federal income taxes was $400,000. If the bonus is based on income before deduction of the bonus but after deduction of income
Freedom of the speech means I have the right to speak my mind anywhere any time. Discuss. Please be specific and cite any references.
Please help me so that I can complete the following: The chief financial officer at Barrington is concerned if the new accounting information system is compliant with the new laws enacted by the U.S. Congress, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The CFO has requested that you and your team research
Employment Discrimination Laws Develop a hypothetical/write a STORY that involves an employer breaking an anti-discrimination law (or two). Your story should be about half a page in length. After your story, Identify at least two issues that violate Federal employment laws. Write the numbers "1" and "2" before each issue y
Do most organizations act as a system? How many people in the organization need to see it as a system for systems thinking to work? If you use any references, please provide them. Thank you for your help.
Three brothers inherited a small paper-supply business from their father, who had operated the business as a sole proprietorship.
Please help me to write solution of this case. It should be in 4 steps of the IRAC method. You can see my response to this case but please help me to correct and write into IRAC format. Case:1 CASE PROBLEM: Three brothers inherited a small paper-supply business from their father, who had operated the business as a sole pr
Can someone explain? What are the differences between the two versions of the principle of comparable worth in the language of rights?
What is ADR? Discuss the different types. Which do you like best and why?
The last half of the 20th century saw development of the legal concepts that we know as EEO, Affirmative Action, Sexual (and other protected class) Harassment, and several related ideas. Near the end of the century, we saw court decisions that recognized the rights of those who were adversely affected by the implementation of th
"An LLC is formed by delivering articles of incorporation to the office of the secretary of state of the state of organization for filing". In this assignment, form an LLC for the shoe company you started in week four. You will form an LLC by writing your articles of incorporation. Please NUMBER each line of your arti
What is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. What is its current status? Have there been any changes? What do executives think of it now? What impact has it had? I need a minimum of two sources along with the answer... Please properly cite and reference the sources using APA format.(min 2 please) Only 200 words, not to much longer...
LLC's! This week's discussion is about LLC's. What does it take to form one and what are the advantages? Why might an LLC be a better form than an "S" corporation? What are the differences? What are the overall advantages to an LLC?
The Harvard review argues;"In the New Economy there will inevitably be an increasing number of markets with only a few dominant players." Why would that be so? Are we mistaken in pursuing Microsoft and other "new economy" giants with "old economy" antitrust principles? Please explain
What I don't understand Under the Fair Labor Standards Act way of thinking and forgive me for saying ripping people off...... those who receive a tips usually don't make enough of money.... and when does a "tip" go from being a gift or gratuity to being classified as wages? Do you think or agree that employers should have the
Scholar and jurist Richard Posner argues, The protection of small business whatever its intrinsic merit cannot be attained within the framework of antitrust principles and procedures. The small businessman is, in general, helped rather than hurt by monopoly, so unless the antitrust laws are stood completely on their head they
Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 100 words in the solution. Your company has a 100 million dollar contract to award to a vendor. The choice is between company A and company B. You provide your input to your boss who makes the final decision and chooses company B. At a congratulatory dinner, while maki
Why are corporations the dominant form of business in the United States? What is the purpose of a takeover? How does a typical takeover proceed? Why and how might the target's management resist the takeover?
How will management change with the implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley and how can companies get management to act ethically?
Sue went away for Spring break and when she returned home, someone had built an in-ground pool in her backyard.
Sue went away for Spring break and when she returned home, someone had built an in-ground pool in her backyard. Sue had never spoken to anyone about a pool. Later, it is discovered that the pool was to go in the neighbor's yard. Sue gets a bill from the pool company for the value of the pool. She refuses to pay. The pool company
An American corporation contracted to have athletic footwear manufactured by a foreign company overseas.
An American corporation contracted to have athletic footwear manufactured by a foreign company overseas. The American company later was horrified to learn that the foreign company used slave labor to manufacture the shoes and refused to honor the contract. Slave labor clearly violates American law but is legal in the foreign c
Nan, Fran, and Ann form a partnership, under a written agreement each signs, to buy, renovate, and resell old houses in an area near a major university.
Nan, Fran, and Ann form a partnership, under a written agreement each signs, to buy, renovate, and resell old houses in an area near a major university. The neighborhood in which they plan to focus their activities is quite rundown, but they and others believe it will rapidly improve once a few properties in the area are renova
Joanne is a nurse who needed a job and she knew the local elementary school needed to fill the vacant school nurse position.
Joanne is a nurse who needed a job and she knew the local elementary school needed to fill the vacant school nurse position. She contacted the school district president who was authorized to fill the position and offered to be the school nurse for weekly compensation of $1,000 from September to June. The president agreed to cons
Please help me with the following: Partnership agreement containing all parts necessary to form the agreement. The facts of your case are: You and your best friend, Chris, have a business selling shoes at a flea market. They're special shoes. You and your friend make them yourselves and sell them at a handsome profit.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a Sole Proprietorship. Discuss how a partnership either improves on the sole proprietorship or takes away from it.
Rodriguez managed a Wal-Mart store at Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Following an evaluation, his performance was considered unsatisfactory, and he was demoted to assistant manager at another store. Rodriguez filed suit claiming race and national origin discrimination. Rodriguez pointed to two favorable previous performance evaluation
If an agent injures a third party during the course of employment, under the doctrine of respondeat superior
Share your thoughts on the following ethical question: If an agent injures a third party during the course of employment, under the doctrine of respondeat superior, the employer may be held liable for the agent's actions even though the employer is innocent, that is, even though the employer did not authorize the action and w