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Is SOX law and others like it fair to business?

The ultimate criticism of the way that business conducts itself may be the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX). This bill was enacted as a response to a number of large and serious scandals involving major corporations and huge amounts of money. There is an old saying that cautions "if you don't police yourself, somebody else will.

Labor Laws Effect on Employer-Employee Relations

Today's managers are hardly free to deal with unions in any way that they want. Various laws restrict, or guide, their course of action. Over the last century, legislation and court rulings have evolved to protect the rights of both sides but may have had unintended consequences on occasion. Respond to the following: - Ho

Copyright, Patents and Trademarks in the USA

Identify the three basic types of intellectual property protected by federal law. Compare and contrast the protections provided. Provide a specific example of how each can be used by a corporation in its business operations. In your opinion, does the current federal law provide too much protection? Why? Why not?

Compulsory Health Insurance

Design a political commercial. You will need to have a transcript of the text and a clear detailed description of the visual pictures to be used in your commercial. Your commercial should take a strong position and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this proposal. The President proposes that all employers be required

Business Law

HRM 510 Employment Business Law for Human Resources Week 1 Discussion 1: 1.) Now that you know something about arbitration agreements and their enforceability, would you advise an employer to use these agreements? Why and why not? Week 1 Discussion 2: 1.) Do you think most employees who take legal action against their em

Libyan Arab Foreign Bank vs Bankers Trust Company

Read the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank v. Bankers Trust Company case Prepare a case brief U.S. Bank In Squeeze On Libya A London court ruled yesterday that the Bankers Trust Company must pay $292 million to the Libyan Arab Foreign Bank. The money consists of deposits that were ordered frozen by President Reagan in 1986.

Employment Law Case Presentation

Please help with a detailed response with APA formatted references in the following problem: You are asked to look at two court cases. Each case should concern one of the required benefits listed below. Each of the two court cases discussed should relate to a different benefit. * Note: *Most legal cases can be found in

Employee discharge

Please help me develop the following for a better understanding of my assignment: 1.Provide and discuss TWO different discipline and/or discipline situations in detail. 2. In each of the two scenarios that you provide, what led up to the employer's decision? Did everything go well from an HRM perspective? Discuss the proce

Managing workplace discrimination

Based on your reading of the major EEO laws, discuss ways to minimize the likelihood of discrimination and maximize the benefits of diversity in the workplace.

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: http://www.sutherland.com/NewsCommentary/Legal-Alerts/152031/Legal-Alert-High-Courts-Decision-Next-Term-May-I

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

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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

Monopolies.

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