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Law and Business Today
Please respond to the following:
Looking at the legal environment of business today, discuss where you see the law has fallen short for businesses or consumers.
Review the four components that make up legal astuteness and rank order the four components in order of most valuable to managers in today's business climate

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Looking at the legal environment of business today, discuss where you see the law has fallen short for businesses or consumers.

I think one of the main areas where the law has fallen short is on the various areas of cost control. Even though laws are designed to protect both individuals and consumers, when many laws are enacted, they are very, very costly to businesses, and in doing so, many businesses are forced to close or drastically change their operations. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a good example. This Act was put into place to protect the individuals, and to protect other businesses that invest in businesses. More so, it is designed to protect individual investors. The Act requires strict compliance by all public companies. The costs of compliance are so high that when the Act ...

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The solution provides a detailed response to the following: Looking at the legal environment of business today, discuss where you see the law has fallen short for businesses or consumers. This solution also reviews the four components that make up legal astuteness and rank orders the four components in order of most valuable to managers in today's business climate.

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