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The Role of Government and Regulation

Primary Roles of the SEC

Please answer the following questions. 1. What are three primary roles of the SEC? How does the Sarbanes Oxley Act augment the SEC's role in managing financial governance? Do you think that businesses are more ethical after the passing of the Sarbanes Oxley Act? What examples are there to support you answer? Other than Enron

Government Accounting for Transactions

During the fiscal year ended 6/30/05, the City of Hartsville engaged in the following transactions. Required: Assuming the city maintains its books and records in a manner that facilitates the preparation of its governmental fund financial statements, prepare all necessary journal entries that the City should make for each t

Arbitration: Pharma Heal Corporation and Government of Sustainia

Deliverable Length: 2-4 pages Details: SCENARIO: Pharma Heal Corporation was founded in 1995 by Akosua Sowa and Isabella Suarez, two PhD program classmates at a world-renowned technology institution. In their graduate program, Akosua and Isabella researched methods for getting HIV-treating drugs manufactured, distrib

Business Regulation, Torts and Liability for Puerto Rico

3. Local Law Paper (Business Regulation /Torts and Liability). Prepare a paper in which you describe Business Regulation, Torts and Liability in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, according to the cases presented. In your paper, there must be reference to the specific facts of the cases portrayed, issues solved and legal grounds

Special Revenue Fund for the Town of Thorton

The Town of Thorton applied for a grant from the state government for providing an after-school recreational program for at-risk children from low-income families. On January 15, 2008, Thornton was notified that it had been awarded $100,000 for the program. Children are eligible for this program is their family income is less th

Alumina Business Regulation Simulation: Key facts, regulations, legal issues

A. Identify the key facts, regulations, and legal issues in the simulation. The paper should have a section for each of these elements: Facts (discuss the history of Alumina and what has happened to get it to the point where we are now. Regulations (discuss the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Freedom

Role of the United States Constitution and Legal System in Business Regulation

Prepare a paper in which you describe the role of the United States Constitution and the United States legal system in business regulation. Find and discuss a recent news article, or an example from your workplace, which demonstrates how a Constitutional right affects a business and how the legal system is used with respect to r

Impact of Governmental Regulation Upon Business

How do government regulatory agencies and laws impact business organizations? Give example of specific governmental regulatory requirements and explain what impact they have on business organizations.

Safety regulations covering designs

A Rocky Mountain state has extensively safety regulations covering the design, operation, and maintenance of ski lifts. One day a state inspector arrives at the Powdermania Ski Resort to inspect the lifts. The inspector does not have a search warrant and does not expect to find any violations, but findsseveral criminal violation

Government and not-for-profit accounting

Please assist in answering the following questions. 1. Distinguish between funds as the term is used in government and not-for-profit accounting as contrasted with business accounting. 2. Describe what is notable about the General Fund. How does the General Fund differ from the other types of Governmental Funds? 3. Wha

Government and Not-For-Profit

Please assist in answering the following questions. Solutions does not need to be more than a paragraph each. 1.Why might the matching concept be less relevant for governments and not-for-profits than for businesses? 2.Why is the budget a far more important document in both governments and not-for-profits than in business

Government Accounting: Exchange and Non-Exchange Transactions

The distinction between exchange and non-exchange revenues is not always obvious. You are the independent auditor of various governments. You have been asked for your advice on how the following transactions should be accounted for and reported. Characteristic of each transaction is ambiguity as to whether it is an exchange or a

Mexican government new economic plan

On October 29, 1995, the Mexican government announced a new economic plan, which called for the government to boost the economy by cutting taxes and spending. The plan also included an agreement among business, labor, and government representatives to limit wage and price increases. How do you think the peso responded to this an

Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines: Impact on macroeconomic

Prepare a paper describing: Role of government agencies in providing infrastructure of Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines and summarizing the impact will have on the macroeconomic system - Macroeconomic systems impacts in Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines - Include citations and list all references Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelin

Research government regulations and standards that affect child abuse.

Describe the current government regulations that are researched. What kind of impact do these regulations or standards have on child abuse? What obstacles do you think you might encounter that would prevent you from meeting the needs of your target population? Consider also future trends and changes that may be needed in r

Shouldice Hospital Limited

Attached please find a case study. Without specific questions, I need a detailed direction and response in understandable/proper English. Please show your work with as much detail as possible so that I can understand how you arrived at your answers.

Health Care Industry

Topic: The affects of Diagnostic Regulatory Guidelines on the Health Care Industry. (REQUIREMENT/INSTRUCTION FOR THE TOPIC ABOVE) (1,000 - 1,200 word) ? Introduction ? Historical background ? Economic principles applicable to the policy, model, or program ? Legislative and regulatory influences ? Conclusion ? LIST R

GAAB Rules for Internal Service Funds

Prepare journal entries with the appropriate descriptions according to GAAB rules for Internal Service Funds Questions for study and discussion. No exchange expenditures are the mirror image of no exchange revenues. A state government provided several grants to school districts and local governments during its fiscal ye

NYSE, Companies, Specialists, Regulations

17. Go to for a tour of the New York Stock Exchange. a. Go to about the NYSE. Click on Education and the Educational Materials. Look at A guide to the NYSE Marketplace; Chapter 1, the NYSE: at the heart of Global Financial Markets and Chapter 2, the Hybrid Market. How many listed companies are on the Exchang

Free market incentives for pollution control

1. Suggested free market incentives for pollution control include government taxes or fees on pollution and government rules mandating refundable deposits on hazardous materials. Explain how those incentives would work. 2. Why do plaintiffs typically experience great difficulty in prevailing in negligence actions alleging i

Located at opposite ends of the country, Northwest Center for Families (NCF) and Southeast Social Services (SSS) are local government agencies specializing in family, child, and school social work in rural areas.

Located at opposite ends of the country, Northwest Center for Families (NCF) and Southeast Social Services (SSS) are local government agencies specializing in family, child, and school social work in rural areas. After attending a conference on performing social work in small communities, the directors of both organizations have

Find a regulation issued by a federal agency

Can someone please help in directing me on the right path towards this assignment. Not sure how to start or what to research Regulatory Influences Find a regulation issued by a federal agency or one that you find listed on the Web pages provided in the resources below, that you believe affects the financial organization su

Government Entities that Regulate the Securities Wal-Mart Issues

I am writing a paper based on the government entities that regulate the securities Wal-Mart issues. These are the government entities that regulate the securities Wal-Mart issues: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASDAQ), the F

Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting - Memo

Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices, (4th edition), by Granof Accountability in Reporting Memo Write a one-page Memo (double-spaced) to a non-financial audience in which you explain how increasing scrutiny (careful examination) and demand for accountability by the public has impacted reporting f