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The Role of Government and Regulation

Health policies and government

For the paper you must follow a recognized, standard reference system, i.e., you cannot make it up as you go. You should consult some recognized manual of style. You may use footnotes, endnotes, or the American Psychology Association (APA) style. Citations and a list of sources consulted are required. Plagiarism is not allowed.

Federal Reserve regulations of banking

Protecting Bank Customers As you know from reading through the Background Materials, there are a large number of regulations that govern our banking system. But as a banking customer, how safe do you really feel? Read the information in the background material, look for more information, and then write a 2 to 3 pages pa

Carol, an Acme Co. employee, regularly takes pens, paper, and other office supplies from the Acme office supply cabinet and brings them home for her husband to use in his home office. Carol defends this action by saying that: "I don't get paid enough, and besides, no one will miss the supplies." This statement is an example of______________. 1 circular reasoning 2 false analogy 3 deontology 4 a non sequitur ____________ as an ethical theory requires a decision maker to maximize a business's long-run profits within the limits of the law. Answer 1 rule utlitarianism 2 act utlitiarianism 3 profit maximization 4 Kant's categorical imperative This tactic attacks the speaker, not his reasoning. Answer 1 sunk cost fallacy 2 argumentum ad hominem 3 argumentum ad baculumd 4 reduction ad absurdum Which of the following independent checks only blocks state laws and not federal laws? Answer 1 Equal protection 2 The First Amendment 3 Federal preemption 4 Due process Which of the following is generally subject to rational basis review? Answer 1 Regulation of political speech that is challenged under the First Amendment. 2 Regulation of commercial speech that is challenged under the First Amendment. 3 Laws that discriminate on the basis of illegitimacy. 4 Laws that regulate social and economic matters. The ________________________requires a public company to disclose whether it has adopted a code of ethics for senior financial officers, and to disclose any change In the code or waiver of the code's application. Answer 1 categorical imperative 2 Greatest Equal Liberty Principle 3 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 4 Difference Principle ___ requires a decision maker to maximize utility for society as a whole. Answer 1 Justice Theory 2 Rights Theory 3 Utilitarianism 4 Profit Maximization Business Law, Thirteenth Edition 2007

Carol, an Acme Co. employee, regularly takes pens, paper, and other office supplies from the Acme office supply cabinet and brings them home for her husband to use in his home office. Carol defends this action by saying that: "I don't get paid enough, and besides, no one will miss the supplies." This statement is an example of__

Recent Disaster Aftermath

Discuss the aftermath of a recent disaster. Describe at least three regulations or procedures and explain how they were applied/or not applied to prevent workers' exposure to hazardous materials and other harmful conditions.

The Small-claims Court found that Mr. Roskham defamed Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins by referring to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins as a liar, amongst other things. Roskham was oredered to pay damages of $10,000.00 to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins. Mr. Roskham Appealed the decision. Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins brought a motion to strike Roskham's Appeal and then declare him a vexations litigant.In Halton Mills (Town) v. Kerouac a local internet-based news purveyor is sued by the Town of Halton Hills in defamation. It is also sued by the Town's Director of Parks and Recreation. The Defendant brought a motion to Dismiss the claim by Halton Hills.The decisions of the Court is set out at:http://canlii.ca/t/2cqf8Roskham vs Jacoby-Hawkins, 2010, ONSC 4439 (CanLII)http://canlii.ca/t/1n3b8Halton Hills (Town) vs Kerouac, 2006 CanLII 12970 (ON SC)The following questions need answering:1. What are the material facts of each case2. What reasons did Boswell J. give for declaring Roskham a vexations litigant?3. What reasons did Corbett J., give for finding that Halto did not have a right to sue for defamation?4. What is necessary for the Court to control the use of its process? What examples did Boswell J. list?5. Why are governments and not corporations. precluded from bringing defamation suits?6. Analyze the decisions of Mr. Justice Boswell and Corbett J. Do you agree with their decision and reasoning? Explain.7. Discuss the precedent value of both decisions (What do you believe the decision stands for?).8. After reading the decision of Corbett J., could you be sued for defamation for making the following statement: "The Conservative Government of Canada Policies amounts to social terrorism" Mr. Harper is the biggest social policy terrorist of them all." Explain your answer.

The Small-claims Court found that Mr. Roskham defamed Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins by referring to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins as a liar, amongst other things. Roskham was oredered to pay damages of $10,000.00 to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins. Mr. Roskham Appealed the decision. Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins brought a motion to strike Roskham's Appeal and then declare h

Bureaucracy and Government and For Profit Organizations

Government organizations tend to seem more bureaucratic than for-profit organizations. Could this partly be the result of the type of control used in government organizations? Explain. What is the harm in being bureaucratic? Private companies operate under much and needless control according to the whims of the man at the top

1) Discuss how the fall in the value of the peso affected business opportunities for companies doing business in Argentina and in exporting and importing? 2) should the government allow thepeso to fall even farther to stimulate exports? why, or why not? 3) Do you think HSBC should remain inArgentina? provide rational for your opinion.

1) Discuss how the fall in the value of the peso affected business opportunities for companies doing business in Argentina and in exporting and importing? 2) should the government allow thepeso to fall even farther to stimulate exports? why, or why not? 3) Do you think HSBC should remain inArgentina? provide rational for your

Government bureaucracy

The case study was: Describe and evaluate a personal experience with government. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the process? What suggestions would you make for improvement? This solution provides a practical governmental interaction that many people have likely endured; being summoned to serve jury duty. The exa

Federal Acquisition regulation and department of defense

1. In the context of government contractual authority, please define express authority, implied authority, and apparent authority and explain the key differences? (no more than 2 double spaced pages, 12 font) 2. Please explain the key differences between contracting by negotiation in FAR Part 15 and contracting by sealed b

Government Accounting Revenues

4) The General Fund of the City of Richmond approved a tax levy for the calendar year 2009 in the amount of $1,600,000. Of that amount, $30,000 is expected to be uncollectible. During 2009, $1,400,000 was collected. During 2010, $100,000 was collected during the first 30 days, $40,000 was collected during the next 30 days and $3

Government, Regulation and Businesses

34) In order to compute the operating ratio-enterprise funds, one would look in the CAFR in which of the following sections? A. In the proprietary funds Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Assets B. In the proprietary funds Statement of Net Assets C. In the proprietary funds Statement of Cash Flo

20) If taxes or special assessments are levied by the General Fund and then-transferred to the debt service fund, they are: A. included as transfers out in the General Fund but are not budgeted as revenue in that fund B. recorded as revenues of the debt service fund C. recorded as an expense and voucher payable by the general fund and are recorded as a revenue and receivable by the debt service fund. D. included in the revenues budget of the general fund and budgeted by that fund as transfers out to the debt service fund 21) What type of serial bond schedules an increase each year in annual principal repayment approximately equivalent to the decrease in interest payments? A. Annuity B. Regular C. Irregular D. Deferred 22) A government had the following transfers reported in its governmental funds Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances: (1) a transfer from the General Fund to a debt service fund in the amount of $l,000,000; (2) a transfer from the General Fund to an enterprise fund in the amount of $1,200,000; and (3) a transfer from the General Fund to an internal service fund in the amount of $400,000. The amount that would be shown as a transfer out in the governmental activities column in the Statement of Activities would be: A. $1,200,000 B. $2,600,000 C. $ 800,000 D. $1,400,000 23) A governmental funds Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances reported expenditures of $30 million, including capital outlay expenditures of $2 million. Capital assets for that government cost $70 million, including land of $10 million. Depreciable assets are amortized over 20 years, on average. The reconciliation from governmental changes in fund balances to governmental activities changes in net assets would reflect: A. a decrease of $3 million B. a decrease of $1 million C. an increase of $2 million D. an increase of $ l million 24) A government's Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances reflected proceeds of bonds in the amount of $1,000,000. That statement also reflected expenditures for debt service in the amount of $3,000,000, including $2,600,000 for principal payments. Assuming no other changes, the effect, when moving from the change in fund balances in the governmental funds Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balances to the change in net assets for governmental activities in the Statement of Activities would be a: A. $1,600,000 increase B. $1,000,000 increase C. $1,600,000 decrease D. $1,000,000 decrease 25) What are the three major sections of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report? A. Introductory Section, Financial Section, Budgetary Comparison. B. Introductory Section, Financial Section, Statistical Section. C. Introductory Section, Financial Section, Reporting Infrastructure. D. Introductory Section, Financial Section, Management Discussion and Analysis. 26) Under GASB rules for the financial reporting entity: A. blended and discretely presented component units are to be reported in government-wide financial statements but not in fund financial statements B. component units are included if the primary government is financially accountable for their operations C. component units must be reported in columns (discrete presentation) separate from the funds of a primary government D. counties are component units of the State Government 27) In governmental fund statements revenues are reported by ________ and expenditures are reported by _______ and by _________. A. Function, character, source B. Source, character, function C. Function, function, source D. Source, source, character 28) According to NACUBO guidelines, what is the correct treatment for recognizing summer school revenues and expenses when a college's fiscal year ends on June 30? A. Recognize expenses in the year in which they were billed and the expenses in the year in which they were incurred B. Recognize the entire amount of revenues and expenses in the year in which the term is predominantly conducted C. Apportion the revenues and expenses to the two fiscal years, following accrual accounting practices similar to those employed by commercial enterprises D. Recognize the entire amount of revenues and expenses in the year in which the term began

20) If taxes or special assessments are levied by the General Fund and then-transferred to the debt service fund, they are: A. included as transfers out in the General Fund but are not budgeted as revenue in that fund B. recorded as revenues of the debt service fund C. recorded as an expense and voucher payable

MENTORING TO DEVELOP ETHICAL EMPLOYEES According to business

MENTORING TO DEVELOP ETHICAL EMPLOYEES According to business professor Linda Treviiio, ethical behavior in organizations depends less on formal training programs than on such management practices as ethical leadership. Perhaps most important is creating an environment in which employees believe people are treated fairly. Manag

The Expanding Role of Government in the Practice of Medicine

1. Does the legislation expand the role of government into the practice of medicine with respect to implementing payment changes, determining quality and dictating standards of care? 2. Why or why not? 3. Support your position based on research.

The Impact of Government Interaction on Business

Government interaction has a major impact on businesses and personal lives. Identify two government policies that influence our business environment and the American citizen. Provide an example for each policy to support your answer.

Huffman trucking is a freight company with over 800 tractors

Huffman trucking is a freight company with over 800 tractors and 2100 trailers. Over 1400 employees operate these machines. The company made over $ 6 million in the 2004 financial year. It is proper to understand these facts to attain out goals for the financial progression for the year 2007 and 2008. The company has shown cons

Nontariff quantity controls instituted by governments

What are the principal regulations or practices of nontariff quantity controls instituted by governments that affect imports and exports? Why are these practices or regulations implemented? Do you feel regulations and controls should be increased/decreased? Support your perspective with rationale, evidence, and/or examples. The

Research the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and read about the debate that led up to its passage. Based on your research: a. Is there consensus on whether Sarbanes is good law? b. What did you read about those who have influenced accounting regulation in the past? c. Can you name the important players in accounting regulation before Sarbanes? After Sarbanes? What has changed?

Research the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and read about the debate that led up to its passage. Based on your research: a. Is there consensus on whether Sarbanes is good law? b. What did you read about those who have influenced accounting regulation in the past? c. Can you name the important players in accounting regulation before

Summarize the legal characteristics of personal property, real property, and bailmentsSummarize the legal characteristics of personal property, real property, and bailments. Eve and Frank own twenty acres of land on which there is a warehouse surrounded by a fence. What is the most important factor in determining whether the fence is a fixture? The most important factor in determining whether an item is a fixture is the intent of the owners. Other factors include whether the item can be removed without damaging the real property, and whether the item is sufficiently adapted so as to have become a part of the real property. If removal would irreparably damage the property, the item may also be considered a fixture. Sam owns an acre of land on Red River. The government dams the river. A lake forms behind the dam, covering Sam's land. Does the government owe Sam anything? If so, what? If not, why? The government can take private property for public use (a "taking"), but it cannot do so, under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, without paying the property owner just compensation. In some cases, to obtain title, a condemnation proceeding is brought before the property is taken. In a separate proceeding, a court determines the property's fair value (usually market. value) to be paid to the owner.

Summarize the legal characteristics of personal property, real property, and bailments. Eve and Frank own twenty acres of land on which there is a warehouse surrounded by a fence. What is the most important factor in determining whether the fence is a fixture? The most important factor in determining whether an item is a f

Phoenix city workers earned $500,000 in salary during the year

Phoenix city workers earned $500,000 in salary during the year. General government accounted for $200,000 public safety accounted for $200,000, park and recreation accounted for 100,000. At the end of the year the salaries payable balance was $15,000. Show the impact of each transaction on the fundamental equation of account

Roman Co., in preparation of its December 31, 2010, financial statements, is attempting to determine the proper accounting treatment for each of the following situations. 1) As a result of uninsured accidents during the year, personal injury suits for $350,000 and $60,000 have been filed against the company. It is the judgement of Roman Co's legal counsel that an unfavorable outcome is unlikely in the $60,000 case but that an unfavorable verdict approximating $250,000 will probably result in the $350,000 case. 2) Roman Co. owns a subsidiary in a foreign country that has a book value of $5,725,000 and an estimated fair value of $9,500,000. The foreign government has communicated to Roman Co. , it's intention to expropriate the assets and business of all foreign investors. On the basis of settlements, other firms have received from this same country, Roman Co. expects to receive 40% of the fair value of it's properties as final settlement. 3) Roman Co.'s chemical product division consisting of five plants is uninsurable because of the special risk of injury to employees and losses due to fire and explosion. The year 2010 is considered on of the safest in the division's history because no loss due to injury or casualty was suffered. Having suffered an average of three casualties a year during the rest of the past decade (ranging from $60,000 to $700,000), management is certain that next year the company will probably not be so fortunate. a) Prepare the journal entries that should be recorded as of December 31, 2010, to recognize each of the situations above. b) Indicate what should be reported relative to each situation in the financial statements and accompanying notes. Explain why.

Roman Co., in preparation of its December 31, 2010, financial statements, is attempting to determine the proper accounting treatment for each of the following situations. 1) As a result of uninsured accidents during the year, personal injury suits for $350,000 and $60,000 have been filed against the company. It is the judgeme

Foreign corrupt practices act

Emily and Richard are majority shareholders and President and Vice President respectively of Leeds Holding Company Incorporated. A holding company is set up to own other companies and provide management and expertise. Recently, Emily and Richard have invested in Faster Distribution Company Incorporated, a small publicly trade