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The procedure of the career of nursing as a registered nurse is described as detecting and treating individual reactions to real or possible health troubles through such services as health instruction, health guidance, and stipulation of care helpful to or healing of life and welfare, and performing medical treatment ordered by a licensed doctor, or another health care provider lawfully authorized under this title and in accordance with the commissioner's regulations.Regulatory, statutory, and credentialing requirements are vital factors that involve registered nurses in this active healthcare atmosphere. The trial that deals with the job is to guarantee community safety through...
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Criminal Liability and the Use of Force
In today’s world it is of utmost importance that law enforcement understands how to determine culpability with regards to criminal activity as definitions surrounding what constitutes a particular crime can be confusing. Just as important is the ability to know when to use force, what constitutes use of force, and how that force can and cannot be applied. In determining culpability one must remember that criminal responsibility also has the potential to be used to excuse a person from acts committed that could result in arrest, incarceration, or other legal sanctions (Gardner & Anderson, 2012, p. 109). Criminal acts such as solicitation, attempt, and...
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PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESProfessional Knowledge and AbilitiesStudent nameUniversity of Phoenix Online�AbstractCareer success can be affected in a number of ways, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse. Developing one's knowledge base and refining one's abilities can impact career success for the better. This paper will cover how these actions can affect the desired result and what a person can do to increase their skills beyond getting a college education.�
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"Corporate criminal liability for manslaughter has finally been given statutory form and rightly so." Discuss.Over the past 20 years, courts have been unable to successfully pierce the 'corporate veil'� and hold companies to account for high-profile transportation and corporate failures which resulted in numerous deaths.� The deficiencies under the common law offence of gross negligence manslaughter to secure corporate convictions caused the law relating to corporate manslaughter to be riddled with controversy.� Despite the fact that academics and policy makers have increasingly clamoured for a major overhaul of this area of law,� it has...
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Values and ethics are an essential part to human life. They differentiate between right and wrong. To know the difference can keep people where they should be; allowing them to be good example to others. People like to see someone walk out an ethical lifestyle, not just hear about it. What is valued defines character because it shows what is most important. It is the standard people hold themselves accountable to which actions are based on the values they live by. When people have good values, it can carry into other areas of life; both professional and personal.By having good values and ethics in life, it is easier...
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Making consistently ethical decisions is difficult. Most decisions have to be made in the context of economic, professional and social pressures, which can sometimes challenge our ethical goals and conceal or confuse the moral issues.In addition, making ethical choices is complex because in many situations there are a multitude of competing interests and values. Other times, crucial facts are unknown or ambiguous. Since many actions are likely to benefit some people at the expense of others, the decision maker must prioritize competing moral claims and must be proficient at...
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The Ethics Awareness Inventory at the University of Phoenix was created to assist its students with their development and understanding of what their personal ethical perspective and style is. The online survey enables students to learn more about their Character, Obligation, Results, and Equity (CORE). We will look at how Dominic views ethics in himself and others; we will also discuss the results of Dominic's analysis and what they mean.SCORING SUMMARYC O R EMOST 12 7 5 0LEAST 2 3 5 14COMBINED SCORE 10 4 0...
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IntroductionFood intake is an important determinant of both the rate of growth of animals and their body composition. Various hormones, gastric distension, and other factors affect the central nervous system to regulate food intake. In addition, several environmental cues, such as food availability, are factors of consumption as well. Ensuring that signals are functioning properly is necessary to have adequate nutrition and reduce the debilitating diseases and conditions associated with over consumption of food.A hormone of significant research in food intake regulation is leptin. Plasma levels of leptin rise...
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FACTORS:I. Basic Introduction and description- Introduce basic sides of Criminal Law and ElaborateII. General History and Development- Discuss the history and modifications of Reform Laws in CaliforniaIII. Main Problems and Concern Stimulants- Point out real life statistics and point out incidentsIV. Conclusion- Point out the need for an extreme reform and what can be doneSENTENCE OUTLINEI. An analysis of Department of Corrections data by the Center on Juvenile and CriminalJustice in San Francisco, CA, in Nov, 1995 indicates that...
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Mary Kay Letourneau became a parent's worst nightmare. Children are assumed safe and protected while in the care of teacher and it would be implausible for their child to become romantically involved with his or her own teacher. What makes a thirty- four year old woman to fall in love with a fourteen year old male? The details of the crime will clarify the trait theory that Mary Kay Letourneau is categorized.Mary Katherine Schmitz was born on January 30, 1962 southern California. She was the daughter of a respected politician father and a homemaker mother. Her parents were devout Catholics and she was the...
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Limited Liability Corporation and Limited Liability Partnership PaperFIN/419: Finance for Decision Makers�Limited Liability Corporation and Limited Liability Partnership PaperStarting a business requires many decisions, one of which is the form of business organization that will be established. Common legal forms of business organizations include sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Aside from the common forms of business a number of other organizational forms exist that provide owners with limited liability; two of which...
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VICARIOUS LIABILITYDefinition of corporate criminal liability:A corporation can be held criminally liable for the acts, omissions or failures of an agent acting within the scope of his employment. Throughout the years, the courts have established different perspectives towards the criminal charges against groups of people and corporations and have approached a new database of setting regulations, which defines in which conditions a corporation, should be condemned for a crime. Courts put the gravity of such circumstances on corporation's employees as means of...
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Limited Liability Company and Partnership PaperMichelle L. WeidmanFIN/419October 13, 2014Maria Johnson�Limited Liability Company and Partnership Paper"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream....
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In order for companies to avoid litigation as a result of tort liability, a number of available actions for businesses may be effected. "Conservation of loss of resources, to include lives, and the minimization of product liability losses begins at the top management level and emanates throughout the operating management level and filters down to the attitudes of all the other employees." (Robertson, 1981) With respect to intentional torts, a company may institute policies which preclude the issuance of disparaging statements or publications which could be construed to be directed towards a person's reputation, honesty or integrity. (Jennings, 2006) Although statements of truth may be...
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It is the purpose of this essay to discuss whether the implementation
of strict liability within criminal law system is a necessary means
for combating crime, and if there is any justification for its use.
Strict liability is the placing of liability upon the defendant(s),
regardless of whether or not mens rea is present. This can include
instances of negligence, carelessness or accident. There are a number
of arguments for and against strict liability, and this essay will
identify and explore these arguments.
It is often argued that by promoting high standards of care, strict
liability protects the liberty of the public from dangerous practices.
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Insurance is a very important part of modern life and business. In this paper I will discuss the basic concepts of insurance, claims-made and occurrence liability policies, factors for selecting an insurance company and policies, and the difference between workers compensation and liability insurance.
What is insurance?
Insurance is a two-way legal agreement between the insurer and the customer. The customer, which may be an individual, business, or other entity, agrees to pay the premiums as required, in exchange for monetary protection from the insurer for any possible substantial loss. Customers usually obtain insurance, not to cover the trivial incidents of life or...
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Torts vs. Crimes
When a wrongful act results in an injury or interferes with someone’s rights the results could become a tort case or a criminal case (LaMance n.d.). Torts can be from a wide variety of legal cases and are brought up in civil courts. A lawsuit is filed and charges are brought up buy the plaintiff or the person or persons who suffered the tortious injury, also known as the victim(s) of the tort. The defendant is the tortfeasor or the accused and if found guilty must cease the violation and pay for damages to the plaintiff. Crimes are brought up in a criminal court room and are tried by the government and a jury decides the guilt and fate of the defendant unlike a tort where...
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In the given case study a dispute will arise between the four parties to determine the liability of each vessel for multiple collisions caused at sea. In summary, the facts are that the Flipper was crossing the Britannia Straits traffic separation scheme but was not making proper use of the crossing points. The Willie, a bulk oil carrier which was adhering to the scheme, spotted the Flipper and foresaw the risk of collision so the captain issued a series of warnings. The Flipper ignored these warnings thinking she had enough time to pass. The Willie, realising she was being ignored made a turn for starboard creating a wash which capsized the Flipper and a nearby yacht. Moments later the...
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IntroductionIn order to critically discuss ways which the corporations law could be changed to prevent another HIH collapse, one must first identify the reasons for the collapse. Once these reasons are identified it will provide the information as to how the corporations law could be changed and whether the US approach to regulation of corporate governance after the Enron collapse is a more appropriate approach to reform of corporate governance regulation.Purpose of CorporationsCorporate structures in Australia are based on the member approach of corporate control. The achievement of corporate goals and profit maximisation is monitored by the owners of the...
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"I went to a fight, and a hockey game broke out"Legalities of the Presence of Violence in the National Hockey LeagueCriminal Justice 103Charn KingraMarch 24th, 2010The National Hockey League (NHL) is arguably one of the most well-known, well-watched and popular sports leagues in the entire world. From the NHL down to the junior and amateur ranks, there is a strong sense among the hockey brotherhood that the honourable way to right a wrong on the ice is to physically attack one's foe. But the consequences can be lethal, as the Canadian court system has documented. This paper...
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Enforcing the law is a complex and a continuously evolving challenge. Likewise, managing the enforcers can be equally if not more challenging. Gone are the days of “We gave you a gun and a badge, go forth, and do the right thing!” At every turn, the modern law enforcement agency should be cautious about exposing itself to situations that create high or unnecessary risk. By utilizing thorough risk assessment techniques, continuous forecasting combined with continuous training; we can bolster and mitigate the agencies defense against liability. In essence, we need to be offensive thinkers in order to build a strong defense. This process should be continuous as our policies and...
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Admiralty law regulates economic transactions and property disputes involving marine trade, sailors, navigation, or land-based activity that is maritime in nature. Admiralty Law is not, however, synonymous with the Law of the Sea, which is in the realm of international public law and deals with rights to navigation, minerals, or coastal waters jurisdiction.U.S. Bankruptcy law applies to the insolvency problems of individuals as well as organizations. This type of law issues directly from the Constitution and is in the domain of Federal law, though State laws have an important effect on bankruptcy procedure....
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Completing the proper background checks on potential employees is an essential step in the hiring process. Failing to do so can cost an organization time and resources in the hiring process, but equally important is the cost on a company’s reputation (Tate, 2012). BioServerSystems (BSS) has learned the hard way that failing to perform the appropriate checks can impact stakeholders trust in a company. Unscrupulous individuals can infiltrate an organization, creating costly expenses in legal fees, hiring costs, and costs to the organizations reputation as a result of failure to carry out due diligence in the hiring process. There are a variety of checks that can be performed, legal...
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At the recent years Kazakhstani society has identified the increase of levels of alcohol consumption as a major problem, along with corruption, poverty, unemployment, and epidemic illnesses. Current levels of alcohol consumption would seem to be high enough to place Kazakhstan amongst the heaviest spirits-drinking countries in the world, although not high enough for the top place. Many of Kazakhstani social, demographic and health problems are attributable to the misuse of alcohol. According to Davis, this view is shared with some Western analysts who have studied the effects of heavy drinking in Post-Soviet states and have predicted that addiction could become one of the greatest obstacles...
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This paper is written to explore several different aspects of launching a start-up business. One of the core aspects of a start-up business is a business plan, the purpose and why a business plan is essential to a start-up company will be fully explored. Another aspect of a start-up business are sources of funding, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Yet another aspect are the legal issues that entrepreneurs and small businesses will have to face. Finally there are the issues that married couples must cope with in the start-up and operation of a family business. All these aspects are covered in the following paragraphs.The business plan to a start-up small business is...
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In the Czech Republic there is an act for administrative proceedings: No. 500/2004 Coll. (správní řád = administrative regulation). What an administrative proceeding is, you find in § 9 administrative regulation:"An administrative proceeding is procedure of administrative bodies, that aim is giving a decision, which aquire, abolish or change rights or duties of the relevant person."Executive bodies, municipal bodies and other one, legal entities and natural persons, so far they act in sphere of public service, handle affairs without needless delays. In other words the fast...
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INTRODUCTION.The evolution of corporate criminal liability perhaps reaches its apex in the prosecution of manslaughter. The criminal law, although designed to determine the responsibility of natural persons is remodelled when the employer is not a person. Presumably this predicates the dilemma, which legislators confront in determining the limits of the criminal sanction and whether or not a corporation can be ascribed guilt in manslaughter.Current State of the Law.The current law in Australia is such that, although corporations are deemed legal persons, they cannot be convicted of an offence which is only punishable by imprisonment e.g. murder. In Australia, the...
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In today's business world, there are a number of ways in which to legally organize and structure a business. Carefully choosing and creating the correct legal entity will ultimately have a huge impact on the success and profitability of the business venture. Some common legal issues for a business include; agency law, business entities, e-commerce, and the legal impacts of businesses ran electronically. This paper will discuss these points and explain how each of these points may or may not impact a business. Keep in mind as the situations could alternatively be different depending on the company and the stipulations. Join us in our journey of discovery and learn with us!Agency LawAgency...
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The notion of separate legal entity and limited liability first created by the case Salomon v. Salomon & Co Ltd  AC 22 had generated debates on whether an artificially formed entity should be granted the rights analogous to a natural person and, more importantly, permit those who own and control it to be immune from liability.I evaluate and discuss the legal position regarding the above statement with reference to the Corporations Act 2001 and relevant cases.Introduction.1. The decision of the House of Lords in Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd evinces the accuracy of Gooley's observation that the separate legal entity doctrine was a "two-edged sword". At a...
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Building standards of ethical behavior is essential for public company. Otherwise, it causes accounting scandals and bankrupts. Over the last decade, there were a lot of enormous bankrupts that because of unethical behavior of investors and auditors. Lehman Brothers Holding Inc. is an example of accounting scandals. In this research paper, I am going to analyze this firm.
Lehman Brothers Holding Inc. was a financial services firm and fourth-largest investment bank in the Unite Sates. It provided investment service for the clients and it founded in 1850.It mainly operated on trading sales, private banking, investment bank and investment management. The biggest turning point for the...
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Limited Liability Corporations and PartnershipsLaura GabbardUniversity of PhoenixFIN/419 Finance for Decision MakingJennifer L. StappMay 19, 2008Limited Liability Corporations and PartnershipsStarting a new business requires many decisions, and much planning. One of the earliest and most important decisions is the form of the business, or the type of business entity. Common forms of business entities include sole proprietorships, limited liability corporations (LLC's), limited liability partnerships (LLP's), public and privately held corporations, and...
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Criminal Liability “In a just society criminal liability should never be imposed without
some degree of blameworthiness”
Offences of strict liability are those, which do not require any mens
rea with regards to at least one or more of the actus rea. The mens
rea usually requires intention and or recklessness.
However some crimes are possible to commit without any knowledge,
intention or responsibility on behalf of the defendant. Therefore the
primary issue is should these defendants be guilty and held liable for
these crimes under strict liability.
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Canada is viewed as being a very safe and stable place to live because people are lucky enough to have healthcare, benefits for unemployment and family needs, as well as maternity leave. Crime is something that Canadians don’t often think about because people feel as though they are out of harm's way. As Canadians, we’ve watched the world experience different threats and crime, and we’ve seen the world fight back. For example, our neighbors in North America, the United States, have gone through terrorist attacks and issues with guns and violence. Just because we are witnessing these things in other places doesn’t mean that we aren’t at risk as well, and Canada does have certain approaches...
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Limited Liability Corporation and Partnership Paper 5Limited Liability Corporation and Partnership PaperFIN 219Michele HussKeinesha PrediumSeptember 8, 2014Limited liability companies allow you to enjoy the liability protections of a corporation with many of the structural and tax advantages of a partnership (Feigenbaum, n.d.). Many states offer owners the choice between limited liability company and limited liability partnership. Both have distinct similarities but differ in liability disclosure.A limited liability company is a...
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This essay will commence with an examination of what corporate crime is and how it affects our society. It will then examine the conditions within our society that allow corporate crime to exist and the way in which the corporate world is able to exercise influence to maintain a lack of regulatory control that has led to serious community detriment including death, serious injury and massive shareholder losses following the collapse of giant transnational corporations both in Australia and overseas.This essay will examine the difference between crimes committed by individuals in pursuit of corporate profit and crimes committed by individuals for individuals. The whole approach to...
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In recent years, accounting scandals have captured public attention and forced companies to examine their ethical practices in this area. Since the introduction of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, (SOX) legislation turned corporate America on its ear. In the article titled, Corporate Executives and Auditors Try on SOX, author Tom Diana examines the effects SOX has on both senior management and accounting examiners. There is much resentment felt amongst the corporate world due to the financial and personnel burden SOX places on companies; however, this law resulted as a necessity from the...
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This week's question concerns liability and moral responsibility in consumer products. As the question is multi-part, the answer will be likewise. To begin, the first question addresses who should be liable for the voluntary actions of others. Specifically, if substantial information concerning the hazards of a product or service has been offered to the consumer, who is to blame if someone is injured? Similar to most questions derived from this course, the answer is "it depends."
From a legal standpoint, the contract or arrangement must first be analyzed. If, for example, the activity is a high risk activity such as sky diving or feeding sharks on a scuba dive,...
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The problems regarding aircraft liability in the international realm primarily relate to resolving issues of legal status of international airline passengers and cargo. The issues are defined as follows: sovereignty over airspace, the impact of aerospace craft on the environment, the role of aerospace technology in the international system, weather modification, air safety and international aviation relations. Remarkable growth and development in the range of air transport services and technology earned the sector a distinctive international character. The latter is the most outstanding feature of the industry which allowed 'every part of the world [to be reached] within a few hours of...
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Many organizations contend with tort liability and management in the day-to-day business. The proper management and preventive measures to limit the organizations exposure tort liability has become a key to effective operating a business. This paper will identify the tort liability and regulatory risk of Alumina within a business plan to manage it. The prevention, detection, and corrective measures for each liability will be described. The best course of action to alleviate tort liability will be identified during this plan and the expected results of proper management for Alumina and any organization.
The business simulation centered on Alumina; a company with previous...
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United Kingdom has three legal systems. English law applied in England and Wales and Northern Ireland Law applied in Northern Ireland. English law can be determines as an art, and it is described as having its own legal doctrine, distinct from civil law.
A contract is a written agreement with terms and conditions. The signing parties should observe the terms and conditions until the expiration of the contract, or end date (Business Dictionary, 2013).
The first requirement for making a contract is an offer. It is a promise by the offeror to do something and to pay the price of the offer. There are at least two parties of the contract and different types of contract....
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IntroductionAs the CEO, you are aware the Team A, consisting of Robert Azevedo, Ross Amaral, and Susan Ro have been hired as consultants for a start-up business venture. The primary tasks set for Team A include a complete analysis of corporate characteristics. As part of the analysis and proposal, Team A will address the following matters. First, Team A will describe several different types of business that may serve as the new business venture. Second, there will be a comprehensive illustration of corporate characteristics. Third, the consultants will discuss and recommend the different types of stocks and corresponding characteristics, which a corporation could issue. Lastly, Team A...
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The years 2008 shined a light on a group of people who were considered high society. When the stock market crashed in September 2008, the world shines a spotlight on the financial corporation. Words such as hedge fund manager and financial instrument such as credit default swaps are not words not known to everyday citizens. The economic downturn forced society to ask question not normally asked.
The reality that there are criminal who has assessed too many people retirement and investment is a shocking and alarming to the non-professional investor. When someone is in a legitimate occupation and committing, an illegal act is a white-collar crime. “To be more concise white - collar...
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IntroductionEvery day, more businesses are opening up and with each business that opens, liability is a concern. This paper will discuss what a limited liability partnership is as well as a limited liability corporation. An explanation will be provided as to when a limited liability or limited liability corporation should be used.Limited Liability PartnershipFor a limited liability partnership, partners have a limited amount of liability. A limited liability partnership is more commonly used in professions of the legal or accounting practices. In a limited liability...
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AbstractAn oil spill in Alaskan waters destroyed coastline, fish, animals, and the fishing industry. Alumina's environmental violation was corrected and EPA standards were satisfied. This was the only environmental violation by the company. In order for Alumina to avoid tort liabilities and litigation, Alumina must know what it means and how to identify the various torts that could affect the company's stakeholders and reputation. Tort liabilities are civil wrongs that interfere with someone or with someone's property. There are three different types of torts: Intentional, negligence, and strict tort liability that Alumina should knowledgeable about. The intentional tort is committed when...
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The Key to Designing Safely
We have come a long way since the first recordings of workplace
related incidents and over the years the UK construction industry has
witnessed a steady decline in the number of accidents and fatalities.
However, compared to other industries these figures are still
unacceptably high. Formally, safety held its domain firmly within the
construction phase where it was perceived most accidents were caused.
Over the last twenty-five years fundamental changes to UK legislation
have seen health and safety being addressed in the design phase. The
initial response is that the CDM Regulations have raised awareness of
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AbstractThis paper will discuss a business dispute between KPMG and the IRS. It will identify the "legal issue in dispute" as well as the legal process that was used to resolve the issue, and "how that process fits into the court structure" (Augenstein). Then, it will explain the civil and criminal aspects of the dispute. The paper will "compare and contrast possible outcomes if the dispute could be heard in both a criminal and a civil case", while addressing...
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Article SummaryAbstractThis paper will discuss a business dispute between KPMG and the IRS. It will identify the "legal issue in dispute" as well as the legal process that was used to resolve the issue, and "how that process fits into the court structure" (Augenstein). Then, it will explain the civil and criminal aspects of the dispute. The paper will "compare and contrast possible outcomes if the dispute could be heard in both a criminal and a civil...
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Article SummaryBUS415: Business LawSeptember 5, 2005AbstractThis paper will discuss a business dispute between KPMG and the IRS. It will identify the "legal issue in dispute" as well as the legal process that was used to resolve the issue, and "how that process fits into the court structure" (Augenstein). Then, it will explain the civil and criminal aspects of the dispute. The paper will "compare and contrast possible outcomes if the dispute could be heard in both a criminal and a civil case", while addressing the differences...
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As with any kind of business formation, there will always be, to some extent, negative aspects associated with the creation. To this date there is no perfect form of business entity. When deciding on which entity is best suited for a business, there are many things to be considered. Prior to deciding on a business structure, some major points to be thought about are both the legal and tax ramifications associated with the entity chosen. Another criteria that should be considered are the costs connected with the entity type. These cost include the cost of formation as well as any continuing administrative cost that may be incurred. (“Choose Your Business,” 2011)
This paper will focus on...