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    Managers: Pricing Decisions and Investments

    1) Managers should base pricing decisions on both cost and market factors. In addition, they must also consider legal issues. Describe the influence that the law has on pricing decisions. 2) "It is impossible to use DCF methods for evaluating investments in research and development. There are no cost savings to measure, and w

    The Legal Environment of Business 4-6 slides with notes PowerPoint.

    You work for the city of Bigtown's lagal 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". its been six months since the mayor's inauguration, but tourism is, if anyth

    Bill of Rights and Amendments Table

    The need a table for the following Amendments, the table should include the following Focus / Date Implemented/ Impact on Society / Visibility Current Impact Amendment I Amendment II Amendment III Amendment IV Amendment V Amendment VI

    Torts is an area of law that is sensitive to our changing society. New causes of action are created by courts to address changes in technology, business structures and social issues.

    Please see attached 1. Torts is an area of law that is sensitive to our changing society. New causes of action are created by courts to address changes in technology, business structures and social issues. Do you think courts should have the power to create new causes of action to address these issues? If not, how would y

    Centralized Information Technology

    What are the advantages of centralized information technology? Provide examples. Does centralized Information Technology benefit and/or contribute to Sarbanes Oxley Compliance? If so, how? Provide examples.

    Negotiating a free agent's contract

    Briefly summarize the case study "A Power Play for Howard, in Many Acts", October 27, 1996, by Bill Brubaker and Mark Asher. Evaluate the benefits (tangible and intangible), costs, and risks associated with negotiation Juwan Howard's free agent contract from the perspective of Juwan Howard and both teams and both general manager

    Torts Occurring in the Workplace

    1. What torts have occurred or may occur in your workplace? 3. Why is it important to protect intellectual properties? What are the characteristics of a trademark? 4. How can a contract be formed over the Internet? Explain.

    Public Policy: Acme Construction

    1. a. What public policy underlies the doctrine of implied-in-law contracts? b. Is this a "good" or "bad" policy, in your opinion? 2. a. Go to http://www.findlaw.com and review the extensive material on contracts. Explain at least 3 ways in which the information contained on this website can assist businesses with issues

    Compare and contrast the difference between civil and criminal Law

    Compare and contrast in this "discussion "the difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law. For example: The Plaintiff brings the Cause of Action in Civil Court verses the Government bringing the Cause of Action in a Criminal Trial. Is there a trial by Jury in Civil and Criminal Cases? In a Civil Case the Burden of Pr

    Long term contracts: Profit - Percentage of completion, completed contract method

    1. Long term construction contract In accounting for long term construction contracts (those taking longer than one year to complete), the two methods commonly followed are percentage of completion and completed contract. a. Discuss how earnings on long term construction contracts are recognized and computed under these tw

    Ethical Considerations of Pharmaceutical Company

    A pharmaceutical company has developed a cure for cancer. They put it on the market and cure thousands of people. Their ongoing research, however, shows that it is not universally effective and that some who could be receiving other kinds of treatment, die as they wait to see if the drug will work. Also, as many as 7% of those w

    Hot Cars, Inc., is a retail car dealership based in Any State, U.S.A.

    Hot Cars, Inc., is a retail car dealership based in Any State, U.S.A. Hot Cars ran an ad that stated that 2002 models were on sale for 10% over invoice. Small print indicated that some restrictions and costs may apply. Hot Cars ran a separate ad for a 2000 model truck, which was identified by its VIN. The ad listed the sales pri

    Current Status of Lawsuits Against The Tobacco Industry

    Summarizes the current status of the lawsuits against the tobacco industry. Make sure your paper answers the following questions: 1. What is the legal basis for most of the current lawsuits? Negligence? Product Liability? Breach of Contract? 2. What are the defenses being argued by the tobacco industry? 3. Are the lawsuits

    Legal liability for incorrect financial statements and option back-dating: SOX

    The board has collectively signed off on the last set of financial statements for the corporation, despite some concerns by in-house and external accountants about the accuracy of some of the data. After all, it is time for many of the management staff and a few of the board members to receive stock options from the company. Man

    Does the new contract align the incentives of the new VP with the goals of owners?

    The owners of a small manufacturing concern have hired a manager to run the company with the expectation that he will buy the company after five years. Compensation of the new vice president (manager) is a flat salary plus 75% of the first $150,000 of profit, and then 10% of profit over $150,000. Purchase price for the company

    Employment Law Overview in CANADA

    Prepare a paper in which you describe the current day environment of employment law in CANADA. Be sure to address the following areas: a. Interviewing and hiring practices b. Protecting employer assets (e.g., Intellectual Property/Capital--IP) c. Impact of Internet (e.g., telecommuting) and globalization d. Workplace

    BSSL: Use of 900 numbers in telephone company. Recommend policies to the Board.

    BSSL had the opportunity to acquire through an assumption of debt/bankruptcy a small telecommunications company that operates several local telephone companies. The telecommunication company is small, but the marketplace and the potential growth made the acquisition price attractive to BSSL. One service that BSSL provides to its

    Taxation: Benton Company (BC) tax calculations

    Benton Company (BC) has one owner, who is in the 35% Federal income tax bracket. BC's gross income is $200,000 and its ordinary trade or business deductions are $97,000. Compute the tax liability on BC's income for 2007 under the following assumptions: A) BC is operated as a proprietorship, and the owner withdraws $70,000

    School of jurisprudence's with respect to sexual orientation

    Betty believes that she has been discriminated against because of her sexual orientation. Although federal law does not prohibit this discrimination, Mary believes that the law should be changed in order to make the members of society more accepting of gay individuals. Mary's beliefs most closely correspond to which school of ju

    Wages: Bartending Without a License

    Mary is a bartender at a local pub. The state in which Mary works requires all bartenders to be licensed. No special education or experience is required, but one must pay $25 per year for the license. Mary was not aware of this, so she did not obtain a license. When her boss found out about this, he refused to pay Mary for the t

    Freedom of Speech in Federal Regulation

    Assume that a federal regulation is adopted that requires bicycle manufacturers to disclose the weight of the largest frame size, fully equipped for riding, when they advertise the weight of a bicycle. If this requirement is challenged under freedom of speech, most likely: a. there would be no violation because this does not p