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Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

What are the key internal and external factors that need to be considered when designing a control system for organizations and how have control systems been changed by Sarbanes-Oxley requirements?

Property & Property Rights and Issues

1. Use some type of property the you own (tangible or intangible, real or personal) and explain what rights you have relating to that property, and what rights others have to that property. I thought I would use my house. 2. How is insurance similar to a trust? 3. Why are holographic wills often recognized as valid, e

John D.R. Leonard vs. Pepsi Co.

Please provide assistance with the questions at the end of the scenario. Thank you. Scenario: 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

The mayor is taken with the idea of an advertising campaign developed around auctioning your city on eBay! He thinks that no one will take the auction seriously but that people will come to Bigtown to satisfy their curiosity.

The mayor is taken with the idea of an advertising campaign developed around auctioning your city on eBay! He thinks that no one will take the auction seriously but that people will come to Bigtown to satisfy their curiosity. As you and your boss are rolling your eyes at each other, you remember a similar situation - the Pepsi

Salt Lake City Olympics Bribery and Bigtown

You work for the city of Bigtown's legal department. Bigtown has been trying for years to attract more convention business, but it has been unsuccessful to date. The new mayor was voted in on the tagline, "I'll make Bigtown the place to see and be seen." It's been six months since the mayor's inauguration, but tourism is, if

Definition of the Rights of Health Providers

1. Given that rights have dominated several healthcare debates, how would you define rights as a healthcare provider and why? 2. What are the consequences of your definition? 3. What type of patient-provider model would best accommodate your definition of rights? 4. If rights also produce obligations - how can both pati

Patient Bill of Rights

Use the Internet, your course resources, to complete the following tasks. In theory, once one understood the right, one should be able to reason out the correlative obligations. List at least two obligations to each of the items found in A Patient's Bill of Rights. Which of the included patient's rights are currently provided


What are the essential elements needed to create a legally binding contract? What remedies would you have as a party to a contract when the other party fails to perform its obligations as set out in the contract?

Supplier sued Grocery for breach of contract

Supplier, Inc., a large wholesaler, had a contract with Grocery. Supplier sued Grocery for breach of contract when Grocery failed to place an order for goods by a specific date as specified in the contract. Each order was to be worth at least $550. Grocery contended that the contract Bill Green signed was a standard preprinted s

Liability for act of employees

Do you feel an employer should be bound by, or liable for the acts of his or her employees in the normal course of business?

Stockholder's indifference : Rights issue

Suppose that the company was also considering structuring the rights issue to allow for an additional share to be purchased for 10 rights at a subscription price of $3. Prove that a stockholder with 100 shares would be indifferent between purchasing a new share for 10 rights at $3 or purchasing a new share for 20 rights at $6.

Sally DoGood, a police officer in Shady Town...

Sally DoGood, a police officer in Shady Town, was sitting in a police van monitoring wiretaps placed in the Crime Boss hideout. The equipment she was using, which was an older model purchased from BUG, short-circuited and injured Sally. An insulator that could have prevented the possibility of shorts was not included in the orig

'Good points' and 'Bad points' of ADR Clause

(Non-grade exercise prior to start of mediation course) Please list both good points and bad points of this alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clause: According to an article found at This article that provides information and an example on an alternative dispute resolut

Health Care Organizations

In general terms, what knowledge, skills, and individual behaviors must an executive have to be politically competent and and to be good corporate citizens? Describe the impact of recent laws and regulations on the management of health care.

President Clinton's Health Reform Proposal of 1993

Analyze and discuss President Clinton's Health Reform Proposal of 1993 using the terms of this metaphor. Apply your critical thinking skills to assess the events surrounding this proposal as objectively as possible.

Case of Corporate Veil

Why did Carlton win? Are you satisfied with the result of the case? The State of New York, like every other state, could have rejected Carlton's application to incorporate. Should it have done so? Why or why not? Perhaps the safest ground transportation in the world is the London taxicab. The drivers are honest and court

The answer to legal issues

Each of the following questions presents one or more legal issues. In your answers, state each legal issue succinctly, state the pertinent rule of law and explain how the rule applies. Please provide citing information that's used. 1. The Chan family stops by Speedy Automatic Car Wash on their way through Arizona to Tex

Is the principal liable: Andrew hires Patricia; Megaborne hires Ed.

Discuss whether the principal is liable in each of the following situations. Explain your answer. Andrew hires Patricia, an attorney, to negotiate a contract to purchase some property. He agrees to pay her $75 an hour for her services, and she agrees to use her own office and secretarial staff to negotiate and draft the agr

Compensation Law

Can you please explain some laws and/or regulations applicable to compensation for an organization? What are the corrolations? Please find current interpretations of the law and implications to an organization?

Compare and Contrast

Compare and contrast the following concepts: Binding and nonbinding promises Bilateral and unilateral contracts Contracts and quasi-contracts Offer and acceptance Offer and counteroffer Monetary damages and equitable relief Adjudicated insane and insane in fact

Organic Farms and Grocery, Inc: Terms of Contract, F.O.B. (Free on Board)

Scenario: Grocery, Inc., is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Grocery has written contracts with many different vendors to purchase the products they sell in their stores. Vendors range from individuals to international corporations. Tom Green works as the pr

(Long-Term Contract with an Overall Loss)

I am having problems completing the rest of the assignments similar to this problem. I just need to get in the ballpark. I will figure the rest out. I want to use this problem as a template for my test next week. I belive I will have several questions on the test for this problem. On July 1, 2004, Kim Kyung-wook Construction

Compare and Contrast the following concepts:

Compare and Contrast the following concepts: Assault and battery Public nuisance and private nuisance Intentional tort and negligence Negligence, strict liability and product liability in tort