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    Company Crime

    I need some help getting started. When one thinks of crime, it's usually with individuals in mind. However, companies commit crimes too. Review the articles below and respond to this question: ? Do the company's actions fit the definition of a crime? If so, what kind, a felony or a misdemeanor? Why or why not? Articles


    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 a

    (FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Davis-Bacon Act, NLRA, etc.).

    700+ words - explain a law and/or regulation applicable to compensation (FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Davis-Bacon Act, NLRA, etc.). Explain how your selected law relates to compensation. Find current interpretations of the law and discuss implications for your organization

    8. Graylon, Inc., based in Washington, exports products to a German firm and will receive payment of ?200,000 in three months. On June1, the spot rate of the euro was $1.12, and the 3-month forward rate was $1.10. On June 1, Graylon negotiated a forward contract with a bank to sell ?200,000 forward in three months.The spot rate of the euroon September 1 is $1.15. Graylon will receive $_________ for the euros.

    8. Graylon, Inc., based in Washington, exports products to a German firm and will receive payment of ?200,000 in three months. On June1, the spot rate of the euro was $1.12, and the 3-month forward rate was $1.10. On June 1, Graylon negotiated a forward contract with a bank to sell ?200,000 forward in three months.The spot rate

    Why is it important to have laws?

    1) Why is it important to have laws? Do you think the legal system we have adopted is the most efficient legal system? 2) Is it necessary to have government structures to interpret and enforce laws? What would it be like if there were no laws in place?

    Selecting Business form

    In selecting the form of business entity for conducting a business, what role does the prospective nature of the business operation play in the selection process?


    I need help with the following: Amazon.com on the following: Copyright Infringement Patent Infringement Trademark Infringement

    IP Discussion Question

    Discuss Intellectual property and its significance on the Internet In your discussion, discuss how these relate to the Internet and Intellectual property A. Copyrights B. Trademarks C. Patents D. Domain names E. International aspects of intellectual property F. Contracts Please use your own words to discuss the abo

    Business agency law relationships

    What is an agency relationship? What duties are owed by the principal to the agent? By the agent to the principal? By each of them to third parties?

    Tort Law

    If a security guard a local store detains an individual whom they suspect of shoplifting however, when the authorities arrive approximate 10 minutes later the female is searched and no merchandise is found is that considered emotional distress. I read that many states do not recognize negligent emotional distress - only intenti

    Business law

    What is the pretrial process and where does the burden of proof lie in a negligence suit or does it depend of jurisdiction?

    Tort law

    After researching (task below) I would think that the following would fall under tort law - negligence tort/assumption of risk. However I am somewhat gray in the area of causation. Also another question - in some sports activities (such as church, work, university and other leagues utilize a waiver as an attempt to reduce thei

    Forward contract

    You enter into a forward contract to buy a 10 year, zero coupon bond that will be issued in one year. the face value of the bond is 1000. and in one year and 11 yearspot interest rates are 4% per annum and 9 % per annum, respectively. both of these interest ratesare expressedas effective annual yields. What is the forward pri

    Drug testing in the workplace legality

    What is your opinion of drug testing in the workplace? Is it generally legal or not? Do you think it should be or not? Would you make any changes to existing laws or policies if you could? Why or why not?

    Ergonomic Injury and Preventing Further Workplace Injuries

    Please identify and describe a scenario that involves an ergonomic injury and determine guidelines to prevent further injuries in the work setting. Please cover the explanation how the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration's criteria for ergonomic injuries might apply to the scenario. Thank you.

    Age related rights and Discrimination

    Please identify and describe a case in which an employer's activities were restricted due to age related rights of employees. Be sure to explain how the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's criteria for age discrimination applies to the case. I would like references to the case please. Thank you

    Workplace Discrimination in the United States

    Please describe "discrimination" as defined in the United States. Then answer the following: 1. What are the employee workplace rights mandated by U.S. Federal law? 2. Briefly discuss at least two controversial issues concerning workplace rights (other than monitoring email). Please provide real-life examples to illustrat

    Business Law

    If an individual is injured playing a recreational game of baseball by a wild pitch that requires him to seek medical attention is the pitcher liable for the damages? I would not feel that the league would be liable due to the following: "The injuries were the result of a risk inherent in the sport of baseball, and are barre

    The Greatest Colas Board of Directors Case Study

    The Greatest Colas Board of Directors read your article in EOA's monthly magazine and was duly impressed. As a result, they wish to create a company wide focus on ethics, but they do not know where to begin and are seeking your guidance. They want to understand on what to base a corporate ethics education policy. The Board asks

    Criminal Law

    Identify the type of crime committed in each of the following examples. Indicate if the crime is a misdemeanor, or a felony. You will do much of the research for any felonies. Explain which cases you will research, as a result. Will you have a heavy or light research load these next months? Three securities brokers agree in

    Legal Environment of Business Questions (5)

    1. Do you believe that we have too much, just enough, or too little regulation of business in this country? Explain your answer. 2. Can businesses properly self-regulate in lieu of governmental regulation? As examples, consider motion picture ratings done by the MPAA and airline deregulation. 3. How does the Sarbanes-Oxley

    Business law

    What are the elements of a contract? Define and explain them. Are each of them necessary? If it were up to you, would you add to the elements necessary to complete a valid contract? Delete any elements? Why?

    Immigration Reform

    Does the Immigration Reform and Control Act apply to the military? Please explain. What are the consequences to an employer if it hires an unauthorized alien?

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was designed to protect workers with disabilities against employer discrimination. In actual practice, how well does the Act achieve this goal? Explain. Please support with examples from recent court decisions.