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    Bailees

    What are the rights, liabilities, and duties of bailees and bailors? Explain your answer.

    Business and the Bill of Rights & Torts Relating to Business

    1. What is the major difference between business speech and political speech? 2. Closely regulated industries are not afforded all Fourth Amendment guarantees against unreasonable search and seizure. Is this fair, or is it necessary to protect the greater good? 3. After briefing this case on Business and the Bill of Rights do

    Patient Rights and Autonomy

    In the following three cases, indicate whether you think it would be justified to overcome the autonomy of the patient under the principle of beneficence and why. 1. In the intensive care unit, you are working on a patient in a very unstable state. The woman and her children (who were all killed) had been in an accident. It i

    Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

    Should the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act apply to multinational companies requiring them to comply with the act when oversees? Why of why not? Look into the action taken in 2005 regarding anti- corruption.

    Proposals on public accomodation in the workplace

    For a research paper, I had to pick two disabilities and ways to accomodate them for individuals. the two disabilities I chose were: the blind not having an accomodation for using the internet, and secondly, smoking in restaurants (even though there is non smoking, people still get the smoke) those with lung problems still suff

    Disability Discrimination in Public Accommodations

    Research a management dilemma over a legal issue affecting managers (disability discrimination in public accommodations) and then talk about the: Proposals, Value Judgments, Assumptions, Ethics of Purpose.

    Rights issue

    4) The Riley Corporation currently has 100,000 shares outstanding that are selling at $50 per share. It needs to raise $900,000. Net income after taxes is $500,000. Its vice president of finance and its investment banker have decided on a rights offering, but are not sure how much to discount the subscription price from the

    Workers Exploitation, Compensation and OSHA

    To what extent should American companies take advantage of laws permitting exploitation of workers? What ethical justification(s) would they have for following your recommendation? What business reasons do they have for not exploiting workers (i.e., how will it lead to profits)?

    Implied Warranty of Merchantability

    Steven Taterka purchased a 1972 Ford Mustang from a Ford dealer in January 1972. In October 1974, after Taterka had put 75,000 miles on the car and Ford's express warranty had expired, he discovered that the taillight assembly gaskets on his Mustang had been installed in such a way that water was permitted to enter the taillight

    Allandale Farm, Inc. vs. Koch - Breach of contract

    Allandale Farm, Inc., employed Koch from 1988 through 1997 as the person in charge of farming. Koch was hired for "permanent employment," subject to his ability to make the farm profitable. His compensation included salary and the right to occupy a house located adjacent to the farm, and certain performance-related bonuses. On J

    Reasonable person standard

    Ludmila Hresil and her niece were shopping at a Sears retail store. There were few shoppers in the store at the time. Hresil spent about ten minutes in the store's women's department, where she observed no other shoppers. After Hresil's niece completed a purchase in another part of the store, the two women began to walk through

    False Imprisonment

    Early in 1994, a K-Mart manager notified K-Mart's Birmingham, Alabama stores that Deborah Cameron and Sonja Perdue had repeatedly returned merchandise without receipts and had been given cash refunds. The manager also stated his belief that Cameron and Perdue had shoplifted the merchandise for which they had obtained supposed "r

    Compounding

    Les Moore retired as president of GoodmanSnack Foods company but is currently on a consulting contract for $35,000 per year for the next 10 years. If Mr. Moore's opportunity cost is 10% what is the present value of his consulting contract? Assuming Mr. Moore will not retire for two more years and will not start to receive

    Case Study

    Case Scenario: Grocery, INC. Scenario: Grocery, Inc., is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Grocery has written contracts with many different vendors to purchase the products they sell in their stores. Vendors range from individuals to international corpora

    Valuing Intellectual Property

    The late 1990s saw the rise of corporate valuations arising from ownership of various forms of intellectual property, rather than the traditional value arising from production and sale of goods or services. Prepare a management brief for Acme's upper management group on the current state of valuing intellectual property.

    Preemptive Rights Accounting

    The term preemptive right pertains to which of the following? The Board of Directors rights in liquidation. Present shareholders right to purchase shares from any additional share issuances. Present shareholders right to purchase treasury shares when reissued. Preferred stockholders right to dividends

    Case Study

    Case Scenario: BUG, INC. Scenario: BUG, Inc., a company based in Any State, U.S.A., designs, manufactures, and sells electronic recording devises. These devices are used by law enforcement agencies (police, FBI, etc.) to intercept and record sounds and voices. The equipment taps into telephone wires, cell phone transmissions

    Tort case

    My sister-in-law, Babs, just had a very traumatic experience (of course, it doesn't take much to turn her into a basket case). To say that she was born with a silver spoon in her mouth would be an understatement. I have to admit that I'm a little jealous of how easy a life she seems to have. I just can't figure out how she m

    Intellectual property rights

    Why does the United States seem to place such emphasis on intellectual property rights when so many countries pay no attention to them? Should we?

    International transactions

    1. Discuss the issues involved in resolving legal disputes in international transactions. 2. What are some practical considerations of taking legal action against a foreign business partner based in another country? 3. When the local customers and laws conflict with the customs and laws of an organization operating abroad

    Forward Contracts

    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 $1,000, and the 1 year and 11 year spot interest rates are 4 percent per annum a 9 percent per annum, respectively. Both of these interest rates are expressed as effective annual yeilds (EAYs).

    Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) for Non-Profit Organizations

    SARBANES-OXLEY ACT The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, often called SOX, is legislation that establishes standard practices in financial management for publicly traded corporations. Although the Act does not regulate nonprofit organizations, it has already had a tremendous impact on the way the third sector handles financial matters.

    Long-term incentives

    Describe the long-term incentive programs used in the healthcare industry. Clearly state the key elements essential for its success. Identify programs that are used mainly for the senior executives in an organization. Research various long-term programs that are used in an organization. Examine key elements essential for

    Business Law

    Will someone help me to understand these problems? I need to know what the issues are, the rule/law, application & conclusion drawn. Thanks. 7. Diana is up for promotion to Sales Manager at West Coast Products. The company presently has 12 female sales managers and 10 male sales managers. Diana is turned down for the prom

    Agency Law, Business Organizations, Partnerships & Corporations

    Is anyone able to help with these? Thanks. BUTLER: The Butler Telephone Company Inc. (Butler), contracted with the Sandidge Construction Company (Sandidge) to lay 18 miles of telephone cable in a rural area. In the contract, Butler reserved the right to inspect the work for compliance with the terms of the contract. Butle

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