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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

Jurisdiction

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

Media Based AntiCrime Efforts

- Do programs such as the National Citizen's Crime Prevention Campaign, and Court Tv's Choices and Consequences effectively deter crime? - Does using the media deter crime unduly increase a society's fear of crime? Why or why not? - The show America's Most Wanted is owned by a prominent television network. Does using the m

Contract Management Issues

Scenario You are a project manager in the human resources department for a global investment management firm, LRH Financial. You are currently updating your benefits administration to an external company; this is expected to be a minimum 5-year operational commitment. As part of this move, you are revising your benefits options

Contract Creation and Management - MBA 560

I am working on the "Contract Creation and Management" Simulation (MBA 560 UOP). I represent the party needing the software. I need help with this section. These are the instructions: Run the "Contract Creation and Management" Simulation on your own before meeting with your Learning Team. Identify the elements of a contra

Tax Law

How do court decisions lead to changes in tax law?

Martha Stewart Case - Indictment Responsibly

I need assistance with answering the following Ethics questions regarding Martha Stewart. As a CEO, did Martha Stewart handle the indictment responsibly? Specifically looking as what she said and did. References: http://www.cheatingculture.com/marthacharges.htm http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-ap-martha-stew

Weighting the End-State Goals

During week one, you identified a preliminary problem statement and end-state goals for InterClean. Now that you have had a chance to review these, what are the end-state goals against which you will measure your alternatives? How will you weight each of the end-state goals in the evaluation matrix you create in step five? W

Case Portfolio

I need help creating a case portfolio of seven personally briefed business law cases. Including one case from each of these topics: 1. Basic Business 2. Real Properties 3. Intellectual Properties 4. Business and the Bill of Rights 5. Administrative Agency 6. Torts Relating to Business 7. Contracts

Personal Assets

I am a widow and have no share in this corporation, however my mother-in-law and her three remaining sons are on the Board of Directors. The sons have been taking money under the guise of 'shareholder loans'...now there is nothing left. My mother-in-law has suffered from severe depression and is an alcoholic since my husbands

Effect of Motor Carrier Act on US trucking industry

Explain: (a) In what way the U.S trucking industry exemplified the capture theory hypothesis of government regulation prior to the passage of the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 and (b) the result of the passage of the Motor Carrier Act in 1980.

Contract Law

A man recently hired a realtor to sell his home. The realtor brought a couple to the house and they decided to buy it. The standard sales contract was signed by all parties involved. The contract included a clause that said the seller would provide $500 for any repairs that may be required after an inspection. The inspect

Explain the applications of agency law in the business environment.

I was looking at the entertainment industry and how agents usually represent actors, musicians, authors, athletes in the industries of publishing, music, theater, show business and sports. Here's my breakdown: Question: Explain the applications of agency law in the business environment. Everyone that is a professional r

Law Rulings Analysis

****In a case decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals or the 8th Circuit, Crone v. United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) a UPS dispatcher was denied a supervisory position because her boss feared drivers would make her cry. Read the case and discuss the outcome of the case, whether the holdings of this case could lead to unlawful excus