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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

Compensation, Discrimination & Influencing Shareholders

1. Barbara purchases a Radartel cellular phone. One of the reasons she bought this was for security because she lives alone and often travels alone. After using the phone for about a week, she noticed that the rechargeable batteries (supplied in the phone by the maker) lasted a shorter time than claimed by the manufacturer. On

Preparing a case brief for a civil case

You purchase an electronic item and it does not fulfill the promises that the company advertised. In addition, this electronic item causes injury to you. Assume that this civil case will be taken all the way to the appellate court. Outline and describe the basic legal steps that are generally taken.

Tax Questions

1.A client asks your advice on the following situation. They are going to start a manufacturing company with two outside investors. The investors will be not be employees; your client will be a full-time employee and CEO. They want to know what form of business you recommend the company be. Compare the pros and cons of each busi

Cost of Capital

How do tax laws affect the cost of capital? How would a change in a company's debt rating impact the cost of capital?

Intellectual Rights Concerns for Business

A volunteer organization 'AllTechComm' is largely a group of computer professionals who wanted to give back to the community in a variety of ways, both non-technical and technical. A portion of your organization is support, HR, or training-oriented, and has only basic technical knowledge. You are the newly appointed VP of Techno

Business Law Fundamentals - Corruption, lobbying and bribery

1. What is the difference between lobbying and bribery? 2. Why is it that the general public considers bribery to be immoral? Please use ethical theories to explain your answer. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (15 U.S.C. sec. 78) makes it illegal for US companies to pay bribes even if they are in foreign countries. Assum

Healthcare Delivery System

Discuss the rising trend in the uninsured, the reasons for it and the future impact on the health care delivery system?

Employer-Employee Relationship and Business Organization

1. Read the below case and answer questions. Suppose You're the Judge- The case of the Fired employee Linda Lewis, vice president of the Acme Trailer Company, enjoyed a wonderful reputation as a capable and trusted financial officer. She, her husband, and their two children lived in a beautiful suburb in a large, comfort

OSHA law impact

In the automobile industry how does the OSHA laws impact employment environment. The OSHA law I am looking at is 1910.1

Journalizing and Determining Carrying Amounts

2005 July 1. Issued $8,000,000 of 5-year, 8% callable bonds dated July 1, 2005, at an effective rate of 10%, receiving cash of $7,382,236. Interest is payable semiannually on December 31 and June30. Dec. 31. Paid the semiannual interest on the bonds. 31. Recorded bond discount amortization of $61,776,

Pepsi Harrier-Jet Case: What are the four elements of a valid contract?

You are still working for the City of Bigtown's Counsel, and it seems that your work largely involves shooting down the mayor's "creative" ideas to boost tourism. He is taken with the idea of an advertising campaign developed around auctioning Bigtown on eBay! He thinks that no one will take the auction seriously but that people

Payoff Matrix/Nash Equilibrium

A market has only two sellers. They are both trying to decide on a pricing strategy. If both firms charge a high price, then each firm will experience a 10% increase in profits. If both firms charge a low price, then each firm will experience a 5% decrease in profits. If Firm 1 charges a low price and Firm 2 charges a high price

Business Law

Theodore, as a treasurer of Kelt Corp., had the duty to invest corporate earnings as he deemed best for the company. When Kelt Corp. went public, the new board decided that such investment decisions would be made by a committee of the officers. If Theodore thereafter unilaterally contracted to purchase investment securities wi

Discrimination Complaints and Disputes

I have found MOST of the help I need regarding filing a discrimination complaint against an employer. However, I need additional information. I need a discussion of other relevant aspects addressing discrimination complaints and disputes in the workplace.

Business Law question is included.

Which of the following is correct regarding a two-for-one stock split? a. The purpose of the split may be to decrease the value per share of the stock. b. The purpose of the split is to make a distribution to the stockholders. c. After the split, each stockholder will have a greater ownership interest in the corporat

Business Law is emphasized.

Which of the following is correct with regard to "par value"? a. It indicates the worth of the stock at issue. b. It is the minimum price at which the stock may be sold by the corporation at issuance. c. It represents the maximum price at which the stock may be sold at issuance d. It represents the amount for whi

Family and Medical Act (FMLA)

Scenario: You are the Director of Compensation and Benefits for Lansing-Smith Corporation, a 6-month old sales and service organization that currently has a workforce of 150 employees. You recently joined the organization when the Vice President of Operations decided to move the Compensation and Benefits function out of the