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Common law & same sex marriage effect on employee benefits

Research two companies in the Fortune 500 that offer partner benefits. Compare and contrast the companies as you answer the following questions: - How do the requirements for coverage for domestic partners, such as length of the relationship compare with requirements for benefits of married couples? - Do companies usually re

Human Resources Organizational and Training Development

Discuss and describe three equal opportunity employment laws. Discuss how a organization complies with each of these laws. Family and Medical Leave Act (1993), Equal Pay Act (1963), and Americans with Disabilities Act (1990). Reflect on how these laws impact the organization as a whole.

Future of SOX?

What is the future of Sarbanes-Oxley Act? Use the information in the article referenced. (Legal Alert: High Court's Decision Next Term May Increase Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Litigation)? Please use the link below:

International policies and regulations

Research an American firm/corporation that has been affected or is in the process of responding to recent shifts in international policies and regulations as they relate to foreign investment. Address the following question: 1.Has business globalization and the inception of e-commerce impacted the importance of such pol

Enforcing contracts and non-compete agreements

BUS670 ASHFORD UNIVERSITY Suppose that the Fabulous Hotel hires you as head chef under a two-year employment contract. After two years, another hotel wants to hire you. However, in the original employment contract you signed with the Fabulous Hotel, the following paragraph appears: "The below-signed agrees not to work as

Adverse Possession and Easement by Prescription

The Wallen family owned a cabin on Lummi Island in the state of Washington. A driveway ran from the cabin across their property to South Nugent Road. Floyd Massey bought the adjacent lot and built a cabin on it in 1980. To gain access to his property, Massey used a bulldozer to extend the driveway, without the Wallens' permissio

Trademark law

Hi, Can you help me with the following please: The answer to this question must contain five paragraphs. There is a part of the opening sentence for each paragraph. Please complete the opening sentence and add examples to make a paragraph for each, and mention the references you used for your answers: 1. The owner of a


Q1: On March 10, 2007, John Carver executed his will, which was witnessed by William Hobson and Sam Witt. By his will, Carver devised his farm, Stonecrest, to his nephew, Roy White. The residue of his estate was given to his sister, Florence Carver. A codicil to his will executed April 15, 2007, provided that $25,000 be given to

Business law ownership issues

Please analyze the questions below: 1. Smith and Jones each owned a one-half interest, as tenants in common, in a farm called Green Acres. Smith died in 1988. In his will, he left his share of Green Acres to his wife, Joan. In 1991, Jones made a gift of his share of Green Acres to his daughter and son-in-law, Wilhelmina an

Legal Questions: Shareholders and Business Owner Liability

Q1: Jerold Murphy and three others incorporated Country House, Inc. All four shareholders worked for the company. When the company had a surplus, it gave "bonuses" to the four individuals. Murphy initially contributed one-fourth of the capital to Country House, but he owned only one-ninth of the company at the time of the paymen

Attorney Negligence to a Client, Issues in Global Warming

Q1: Ralph W. Moores, Jr., was injured on the job while work­ing as a dock worker in Maine. After collecting workers' compensation benefits in the amount of $43,000, Moores brought a third party liability suit against the shipowners. Nathan Greenberg was Moores's attorney. The shipowners informed Greenberg that they would settle

Auditor Liability to an Investment Company

Q1: Equisure, Inc., was required to file audited financial statements when it applied to have its stock listed on the American Stock Exchange (AmEx). It retained an accounting firm, defendant Stirtz Bernards Boyden Surdel & Larter, P.A. (Stirtz). Stirtz issued a favorable interim audit report that Equisure used to gain listing o

EMPLOYMENT LAW- Terminating Individual Employees

An employer fires an employee in an employment-at-will state. The employee knows that the termination was not discriminatory but is concerned that the termination might have had to do with his outspoken nature about what he deemed to be unethical marketing practices of the employer. What possible legal theory(ies) might the empl

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Please summarize the question below using 3 paragraphs (6 sentences minimum for paragraph) using completes and your own words. Please keep your opinion out of the responses (only focus on the law). Please follow these directions. 1. Please provide a summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as

Case Study: Shell V. R.W. Sturge

Can you give me some help on these two questions? Part A I need help writing this case brief. Original only please. Read the Shell v. R.W. Sturge Ltd. case and do the following: 1. Prepare a case brief. Refer to the "How to Brief a Case" Web page when preparing your case brief. If you can help me with about 600-700 word

Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2

The next primer you will prepare for your department's training series will acclimate your colleagues to the inner working of the UCC. Prepare a 2-3-page, double-spaced document explaining to your colleagues how to determine whether a valid contract has been formed in accordance with Article 2 (Sales) of the UCC. What is the pur

Monopoly in EU & Copyright

Supermarkets The Competition Commission enquiry into supermarkets, which began in April 1999, followed a nine-month investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) into the major supermarket chains' business activities. The OFT identified three major areas of concern: the use of barriers to entry, the lack of effective pric


Please help me to answer the questions using the cases in the attached file.

Enterprise Risk Management - Internal Audit

DQ1: œ7 Essential Elements of Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Internal Audit DQ2: The five elements of a fraud and corruption management program are each very important. However, of those five, do you think any is particularly critical (more than the others) to the success of the program? DQ3: Those nine points

Important Aspects of Employment Law

1. Explain the elements of the claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress. Quote the actual elements of the claim and cite your source. Try to use the "best" source for your citation. (The textbook is not the best source.) Add a follow-up sentence(s) in which you explain what one of the elements means in practical ter

Product Liability Law

Please help to answer the questions using the case (file attached), based on the following criteria: 1. Evaluate the statutory provisions on buyer's and seller's remedies 2. Apply product liability statutory provisions

Legal rules.

Please help me to answer the questions using on the case bellow, based on the following criteria: 1.1 apply the legal rules on implied terms relating to the sale of goods and supply of services 1.2 apply the statutory provisions on the transfer of property and possession CASE STUDY Michael has recently had some really

Credit agreements

Marvellous Motors PLC is a highly successful chain of car dealerships with sites all across the UK. The success of the business is due in no small way to the fact that the company is in the habit of offering customers very competitive finance deals when they purchase their cars. Marvellous Motors PLC is able to provide cheaper c

Securities Act Violations

Q2: Justin Manufacturing Company sells high-fashion clothing under the prestigious "Justin" label. The company has a firm policy that it will not deal with any company that sells below its suggested retail price. Justin is informed by one of its customers, XYZ, that its competitor, Duplex, is selling the "Justin" line at a great

At will employment and legal recourse

Looking for a few paragraphs to start a discussion on the following: Employment-at-will involves the right of either the employer or employee to unilaterally terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any legal reason. Does this policy offer equal protection to both parties? What legal/policy change or changes do

Credit Reporting Agencies and the FDCPA

Please analyse questions below: Q1: Joe and Sue Hill were involved in the operation of Joe's Hamburger Joint in Miracle, State of Nowhere, from the day their parents opened it in 1928. By 1979, Joe, Sue and her husband Jim were running it. The business was a corporation with Joe and Sue each owning half of the stock. Joe d

Georgia contracts

Having a clear understanding of the courts and where to file specific claims has provided your department with a good basis for where to start when a claim arises. With so many outside venders and human resource issues in today's business world, contractual claims are going to be one of the common claims that arise on a regular

Texas-based Vision Banc Savings and Loan

Please discus question below: Q 1: The Federal Home Loan Bank Board (FHLBB) operated the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC). The FHLBB's duties included examining all FSLIC-insured institutions to determine whether they were being operated properly under applicable laws and regulations. As part of an inv

Business Plan for new business

Can you help me develop a business plan for my new business? The part of the plan I need is III. Marketing Strategy 1. Product/Service 2. Sales Strategy 3. Promotion 4. Pricing Strategy 5. Web Strategy 6. Differentiation (Competitive Advantage) The product Is health and fitness club, I like the idea of diet