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Contract Definitions and Meaning

Can someone explain to me in details the following terms used in Contracting? 1) Progress Payments 2) Performance-Based Payments 3) Liquidated Progress Payments 4) Unliquidated Progress Payments 5) Ordinary Liquidation Rate 6) Alternate Liquidation Rate Thanks In Advance

Business Law

Your company is considering expanding its services into different states. As part of a committee that is tasked with contracting employees for a call center, you have been assigned to research whether there are any federal laws, statutes, or constitutional clauses that may affect this expansion.

Explain how the changes in the FLSA were enacted.

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was modified in 1994. Explain how the changes in the FLSA were enacted and discuss the opinions and concerns that different associations, special interest groups, and political groups had at the time. Explain the rationale for these opinions and concerns. Use the Internet and other sources to

Sarbanes Oxley

Why is corporate governance is important and who should have a role in an organization's governance process. I need to consider how Sarbanes-Oxley impacts corporate governance and which provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley is most difficult for organizations to implement.

Law Questions

1. A. Action Corporation purchases all of the assets of the Bell Corporation for cash. After the purchase, a creditor of the Bell Corp oration asserts that by buying the assets of the Bell Corporation, Action has automatically assumed all of Bell's obligations. Is he correct? Explain. B. Dicton Corporation is merged into the C

Laws and Legal System

Why is it important to have laws? Do you think the legal system we adopted is the most efficient legal system?

Civil Rights & Age Discrimination

Research your civil rights regarding age discrimination. Interpret the law in terms of your protected right as an employee. And what industries do you feel openly discriminate against selected minorities, men/women, or youth/elderly?

US Copyright Office

1. Visit the web site for the U.S. Copyright Office. Using the name of an artist, find a list of copyright material for that artist and write a couple of paragraphs about the results of the search. 2. Write a paragraph or two about downloading music from the internet. The paragraph should include the ethical/legal dilemm

Employment Law - Harassment

1. What factors must be taken into account in determining whether an individual with a communicable disease that is a disability is other wise qualified for the job? 2. Carter was hired as a disc jockey, by Warren, when he was aged 54. Two years later, during economic hard times, Carter is laid off by Warren. Car

Administrative Agency Presentation

I need to complete a PowerPoint Presentation on an administrative agency. For vast choices, see: ? my presentation should have at least 7 slides and must include speaker notes for each slide as well as the answers to these questions: ? Why does the agency exist? ?

Can CCC win in a suit against Land Investment for payment of the entire contract?

Land Investment, Inc. hires Commercial Construction Company (CCC) to renovate the interior of Land Investment's office building. CCC completes the major reconstruction, paints the interior and buys the pictures and furnishings. Land Investment rejects some of the furnishings, because they do not match the plans and later refus

What is Disparate Intent and Disparate Impact?

What is the definition of Disparate Intent and Disparate Impact? If a protected class of job applicants sues the employer, will it likely get compensatory and punitive damages? Explain.

Business Law: Title VII

1. What types and amounts of damages are awarded for Title Vll violations? 2. What is a BFOQ? 3. Is it defined by the courts narrowly or broadly? 4. What two ways is the Civil Rights Act of 1866 superior to a Title Vll claim for racial discrimination? 5. I own a business with more than 15 employees. We never are open

Business Law

1. All of the orthodontists in your community at their annual holiday party agreed to charge the parents of each child patient a non-refundable fee of $200 prior to beginning any treatment. They also agreed that the charge for an orthodontia procedure would not be less than $2,000. Are these agreements a violation of the Sherma

Negotiation Tactics

Concerning negotiating a settlement in the case of a woman who states that her daughter has Leukemia due to environmental violations........ What I really need is information concerning the cons of negotiation prior to mediation, arbitration or litigation. We have the pros down pat, but I can't find anything about the cons t

Corporate Governance and the Audit Committee: the problem consists of six multiple choice questions concerning duties and responsibilities of the audit committee under Sarbanes-Oxley.

1. All of the following are parts of corporate governance except: a. Oversight of management by the board of directors b. Established processes to provide accountability back to stockholders c. Whistle-blowing processes d. Independent review of financial statements by the SEC 2. Which of the following would NOT be a corre


1.) Shirley Jones, a professional entertainer who lives and works in California, brought suit in a California state court claiming that she had been libeled in an article written by the defendants in Florida and published in the National Enquirer, a national magazine having its largest circulation in California. Does the Cal

MBA Questions

Question: All jurists believe in judicial restraint to some degree and all are activists in some situations. Do you agree or disagree with this quote? Please give examples of both philosophies. Question: I sell tax services to corporations. I sign a new client to a one-year contract. This new client, is my largest client

Reasonable Accommodation ADA and Vicarious Tort Liability

Background: Your team of corporate officers will be presenting training seminars to senior managers at the upcoming annual company conference in Maui. Your team should research and prepare a presentation which highlights recent legal issues and cases. Problem: Develop a short presentation on: Reasonable Accommodation b

Impact of Law on Employment (Recruitment and Selection)

Review the key federal legislation, particularly the following: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1991 The Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 Americans with Disabilities Act The Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986 Fair Labor St

Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

1. During the interview Gale had with Leslie Accounting Firm, Gale was asked whether she had any children, whether she planned to have any more children, to what church she belonged and what her husband did for a living. Are these questions illegal? Why or why not? 2. Dave comes into the office and says to Sue: "Good morn

Automatic Stay

On January 22, 2001, Marlene Moffett bought a used 1998 Honda Accord from Hendricks Honda in Woodbridge, Virginia. Moffett agreed to pay $20,024.25, with interest, in sixty monthly installments, and Hendricks retained a security interest in the car. Hendricks thus had the right to repossess the car in the event of default, su

Forged Signatures

Cynthia Stafford worked as an administrative professional at Gerber & Gerber, P.C. (Professional Corporation) a law firm, for more than two years. During that time, she stole ten checks payable to Gerber & Gerber (G&G), which she endorsed in blank by forging one of the attorney's signatures. She then endorsed the forged checks

Sarbanes Oxley and payments

My business paid $125,000 to a German politician to allow a purchase of a German based company. My business also paid a plant manager $2,000 to a German port officer to allow a shipment to be completed. Describe how each of these payments would be affected by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977(FCPA), Sarbanes-Oxley Ac