Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Business Law

    BrainMass Solutions Available for Instant Download

    Waldo's Duty to Mitigate

    Waldo washes windows with Worldwide Window Washers.Waldo has just before the second year of a 2-year contract that pays him $30,000 per year. Even though Waldo has performed his job perfectly, he was suddenly told that his contract was being terminated. Waldo was offered a couple of other jobs shortly after this contract was ter

    Signing a Negotiable Instrument

    Of the following roles that persons who sign a negotiable instrument can play, which do not have signature liability on the instrument? a. Authorized signers, qualified endorsers, and those signing properly as an authorized agent. b. Qualified endorsers and those signing properly as an authorized agent. c. Accommodation sig

    Signs a written consulting agreement...

    In December, 2001, Mark signs a written consulting agreement for the period of January, 2002, through May, 2003. Th contract is gong well, so on June 15, 2002, the parties orally agree to extend the arrangement by 4 months through September 2003. In October 2002, the client tells Mark that the 4-month extension will not be honor

    Local law paper

    3. Local Law Paper (Contracts/Civil Law Business Law). Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you describe the fundamentals of Business and Contract Law in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, according to the cases presented. In your paper, there must be reference to the specific facts of the cases portrayed, issues solved and l

    Non-Compete Clause question

    I am an executive for TNT corp who works in the bottling business. Within your company you use a high tech machine that produces the bottles you sell. One of your project teams just came up with a big idea to modify the machine and cut cost of production. This breakthrough is shared with high-level management. My company has

    Eric is member of LLC which invests in real estate. Did he violate a duty?

    Eric is a member of a manager-managed LLC but is not a manager. This LLC invests in real estate and manages it as rental property in a college town. Eric has made several recommendations to the managers regarding property that he considers to be a good buy. Eric, however, seldom performed even the slightest investigation of the

    Legal restrictions in International Business for a certain types of technology

    Details: In an effort to expand its specialty chemical business into the growing markets in Asia and the People's Republic of China, several board members made a goodwill trip to the People's Republic of China to meet with foreign ministers and to pave the way for expansion into the marketplace. Each board member carried one of

    Decision-maker memo: CadMex

    Can you give me some help with this assignment? I just need to find a good starting point: Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word memo addressing the decision-maker in the simulation for each of the following: 1) Identify potential conflicts between Cad Mex Pharma's legal rights and ethical duties. 2) Using the simulation as an examp

    "Legal Issues in Reduction of Workforce" simulation

    I need help getting started on this assignment. I have to run the "Legal Issues in Reduction of Workforce" Simulation and then I need to prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper in which I do the following: a. Identify, using a paragraph or two for each of the five candidates for dismissal, the key concepts of employment law that w

    BSSL: Admiralty Law for Liberian 'flag of convenience' ship: remedy for theft

    All ships owned by BSSL are flagged in the Bahamas and Liberia. The "flag of convenience" rules have both public law and private law implications. Private law comes into play in the employer-employee, passenger contract, and cargo contract obligations of the ship. Public law also interfaces with these rules in that ships and com

    Regulatory & compliance requirements and legal principles

    Pete has called the abuse hotline to report he is being forced to work in a dangerous situation. Pete works for TNT and they hired him as a maintenance technician to fix equipment. TNT wants Pete to fix an industrial shredder. Pete claims that the shedder is in a tight corner that makes it unsafe and the vibrations of the shredd

    Liabilites and Legal Principles

    TNT has hired Tom in the electrical section. After Tom was hired he began a dating relationship with Karin. After weeks pass the relationship turns bad and they have confrontation at the work place. After their relationship ended, Tom continued touching Karin in an unwelcomed way even though Karin continued telling Tom to stop.

    Liability, Rights, and Legal Principles

    TNT Corporation hired Jason Black as a manager to maintain leased office space units. Jason supervised 30 employees and low-level managers. For this position, Jason moved from D.C. to Dallas TX selling his home and moving his family. After being on the job for 3 months his boss said things seemed not to be working out. They

    Employment law: Jack's 'at will' status and subsequent termination

    I am a middle manager for a trucking company with the ability to hire and fire people in an "at will" state. I have an employee named Jack who has repeatedly been written up for poor job performance, dinking on the job, and verbally reprimanded for poor job performance. I have never threatened to fire him. Jack tells me one day

    Sundown Community Hospital: Discuss 'at will' employment and Jane's termination

    Jane recently started working for Sundown Community Hospital in the claims/billing department. Her duties included preparing and submitting Medicare/Medicaid claims for payment. Shortly after being hired Jane discovered irregularities which were potentially illegal billings to Medicare. When she raised the issue to her superv

    True Auditor Independence

    Is true auditor independence possible? What kinds of actions, if any, do we take in our organizations to achieve a functional level of auditor independence? Is compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley enough? Or, does SOX go overboard in requiring needless procedures and costs? Would we be better to require less auditing and l

    Define a Sole Proprietorship: creation, ownership, challenges, concerns

    Questions on a Sole Proprietorship What is one? Who can I own one? How do you form positive things and what challenges would you face? If I want to create a Sole Proprietorship how would I do it? What would be the best thing to do? What concerns would you have? What does it take to create that business organizati

    Compare Puerto Rico and US Federal Judiciary System

    Puerto Rico and Federal Judiciary Paper. Prepare a paper in which you describe and compare the judiciary of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and of the United States, at federal level, according to both constitutions and judiciary acts. You shall demonstrate that you understand both court system's structure and hierarchy.

    Contract, Legal Risk & opportunities between software company and bank

    Company A is a software development company. Company B is a large industrial bank. The bank (company B) has hired the software company (A) to create a software system to run all financial programs in the bank. The software company was given 1 year to complete the job. 8 months into the project the software company is behind thei

    Food processing plant and a farmer's cooperative for wheat

    A food processing plant enters into a contract with a farmers' cooperative for the purchase of several thousand bushels of wheat at $6.50 per bushel to be delivered on November 15. The contract provides that there will be liquidated damages of $10,000 for each bushel of wheat that the cooperative fails to deliver. Which is true?

    Mediating a Conflict Between Homeowner and Builder

    A home buyer has a contract with a builder to provide Copper Pipe for plumming but instead provides PVC pipe and it results in a busted pipe. The home buyer decides to sue for breach of contract and needs this matter mediated. The buyer wants the homebuilder to replace the PVC pipe with copper but the homebuilder only wants to

    Risk of loss when a party breaches a contract

    In general, what is the effect on risk of loss when a party breaches a contract> a. the breaching party will bear the risk of loss for some period of time b. the breaching party will permanently bear the risk of loss c. the breach can speed up shift of the risk of loss to the buyer, or return the risk to the seller c. A and C

    Anticipatory Repudiation

    When a party retracts an anticipatory repudiation, it means that the party A. performed the contract, but is now taking back that performance B. had previously indicated that it would not perform the current contract, but has now indicated that it will perform the current contract C. is breachine the current contract due t

    Which of the following warranties apply to merchants only?

    Which of the following warranties apply to merchants only? a. warranty of no infringements and warranty of merchantability b. warranty of merchantability and warranties of quality c. warranty of no security interests and warranty of merchantability d. warranty of merchantability and warranty of fitness for a particular p

    Purchasing and Repurchasing a Car

    Ralph purchases a car from a minor and subsequently sells it to Jack, another adult who had no reason to know of the previous transaction and who paid full value for the car. Which of the following best describes this situation? a. Ralph had a voidable title and Jack gets a good title b. Ralph had a good title and Jack get

    Noncarrier case for the sale of goods

    In a noncarrier case for the sale of goods, which of the following is most important in determining when risk of loss passes? a. whether the seller is a merchant b. whether any warranties have been disclaimed c. when title passes d. whether the buyer is a merchant

    ADVERTISEMENT