ETH/321T   Ethical and Legal Topics in Business

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ETH/321T Week 1

 

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  3. Discussion Question

 

Practice Assignment (Quiz with Correct Answers)

  1. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of default?
  2. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of mediation?
  3. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of rejoinder?
  4. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of beyond a reasonable doubt?
  5. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of sequestered?
  6. In the context of a court case process, what is the definition of deposition?
  7. A judge feels strongly that some of the jurors in a current trial have been responding with extreme bias against the defendant. After deliberation, the jury comes to a verdict which the judge does not completely agree with. Which of the following is most likely true?

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  1. A new law is established in the town of Avery that promotes affirmative action employment for transgender and homosexual individuals. This law would be in pursuance of the tenets of the __________ school of jurisprudential thought.
  2. Annie is an observer to a legal dispute between two of the tenants in a building she manages. She has documented information relevant to the case but prefers not to get involved in the dispute. Which of the following is true?
  3. Casey is on trial under criminal allegations that she engaged in fraudulent behavior at the company she manages. She is worried when the plaintiff alleges that it has "unambiguous proof" that Casey is guilty. Which of the following is most likely true?
  4. Charlie is summoned for jury duty. While still in the selection process, it is discovered that one of the parties to the case used to be an old friend and neighbor of Charlie's. Which of the following would most likely happen?
  5. A law was recently passed in the city of Birmingdon that specifies a long list of restrictions on disposing of different kinds of waste material. The law is long, meticulous, and complicated, and many citizens do not understand all the points of the law or the purpose it is meant to fulfill. Citizens are commonly caught breaking the ordinance. Which law or principle of law will help defend them? Select the most relevant answer for this situation.

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Week 1 Discussion Questions (and Answers)

 

WK 1 Discussion Question: Applying Law and Constitution

(Answer Included)

Choose an issue recently covered in the news faced by a business in the United States.
Discuss the issue involved.
Explain how the law and constitution were applied in the resolution.

 

Discussion Question: What are the philosophical constructs of ethics?

Includes 3 Full Answers

What are the philosophical constructs of ethics?  In other words, what are some of the theories about right and wrong used by philosophers to discuss ethics?  Give examples. How do these relate to business?

 

Discussion Question: What is ADR?

Includes 3 Full Answers

What is ADR?  What is it "alternative" to?  Define the following forms of ADR:
Mediation, Arbitration. Have you ever been involved with either type of ADR?

 

 

Additional Discussion Questions (and Answers) that are included with Week 1 Tutorials:

  1. Why should a company care about Ethics?
  2. What are some positives of the Common Law?
  3. What is the deference between Venue and Jurisdiction? Give examples of each one.
  4. The 5th Amendment requires the government to act with Due Diligence. What does that mean?
  5. What is the difference between Binding Arbitration and Mediation?
  6. What are some pros of ADR vs. Litigation?

 

 

ETH/321 WEEK 2 PRACTICE QUIZ
ETH/321T APPLY QUIZ WEEK 2
eco/365T WK2 Practice: Market Equilibrium and policy Adaptive, Market Efficiency Adaptive, Market Failures Adaptive

ETH/321T Week 2

 

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  3. Discussion Question


Practice Assignment (Quiz with Correct Answers)

  1. What is the definition of a foreign corporation?
  2. What is the definition of a Subchapter S corporation?
  3. Wade and Hunter want to start a business. They have a large amount of capital. They have a good working relationship and believe they will do well sharing management responsibility and in sharing profits. They are happy to be organizing a business together in order to avoid full liability for the business. Which detail(s) of this situation would be most unhelpful toward Wade and Hunter's decision to organize a general partnership?
  4. What is a public corporation?
  5. What is a closely-held corporation?
  6. Albus wants to build a business. He wants to start the business fast and reach a large customer base, but he only has a small amount of opening capital. He has no partner with whom to form the business. Which of the following is not a valid reason for Albus to choose a sole proprietorship organization for his business?
  7. Which of the following is false concerning LLCs?
  8. Tawny wants to be involved in a business. She has lots of capital to invest and she wants to be involved in management, but does not want to be exposed to personal liability for losses the business might incur and she does not want to have to pay excessive taxes on her gains. Which form of business would be best for Tawny?
  9. Kim wants to be involved in a business but is not sure what type of business to join or create. She has some capital to invest, several years of managing experience, and a good network of potential investors and partners. What role would be best for Kim?

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  1. Loptech, a technology firm, wants to issue bonds for investment purposes. Loptech has one of the best credit ratings in the industry. Market rates for debt instruments average at .5% interest. Based on its credit rating, Loptech would likely sell bonds that pay _____.
  2. Abigail is a manager at her company. The company just launched an initiative to improve its corporate citizenship practices. Abigail is responsible for all but which of the following areas?
  3. What is the appropriate description for a chain-style franchise?
  4. Lenny organized his business in Delaware. He has customers in Delaware, other states in the U.S., and in foreign countries. Lenny's business is __________ in Delaware.
  5. Closely-heldNoodleoo, a struggling restaurant chain, wants to enact a franchise agreement with Stephen to sell its product through a chain-style franchise. Stephen agrees and opens the store, and 6 months later Noodleoo goes bankrupt. Which is most likely true of this situation?
  6. What is the appropriate description for a distributorship?
  7. Juan wants to be involved in business. He has plenty of capital to invest, but he does not want to be involved in management. He also does not want to worry about fluctuations in the market prices of debt and equity instruments. Which form of business would be best for Juan?
  8. Rita wants to be involved in business. She has a fair amount of money to invest, but she does not want to be involved in management. She wants to form a business in the quickest way possible under her circumstances. Which form of business would be best for Rita?

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Week 2 Discussion Questions (and Answers)

 

WK 2 Discussion Question: Analyzing Business Structures

(Answer Included)

Select a business you are familiar with or by conducting a search of the internet. Identify its business structure. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of that designation for the business. Provide examples.

 

Discussion Question: Types of IP's

Includes 3 Full Answers

What are the 4 types of IP?   Name them and give some examples.

 

Discussion Question: Negligence and Causation 

Includes 3 Full Answers
Let's discuss this idea of legal cause.  Consider causation in light of these facts:

Mrs. Pfasgraff is standing next to a large scale in a railroad station.  Unbeknownst to her down on the railroad platform two railroad employees are negligently assisting a man with a brown paper bag onto a moving train.  Because the railroad employees= negligence, the man trips and falls and the bag lands on the tracks.  When the bag lands on the tracks it is run over by the train and explodes violently.  This brown bag had contained fireworks.  The concussion from the explosion caused the scales to fall on Mrs. Pfasgraff and she was injured.  She sues the railroad for negligence because the railroad employees were negligent in the way they helped this man on the train.  Can she recover agaisnt the rail road? Discuss. 

 

 

Additional Discussion Questions (and Answers) that are included with Week 2 Tutorials:

  1. Explain the required elements for each of the three types of torts: Intentional, Negligence & Strict Liability
  2. What are some of the differences between a Patent and a Trade Secret? Why would a company select one over the other?
  3. UTSA is a state law. To get a patent, one must publicly disclose everything about it to the USPTO making it easy to steal it. What can a patent owner do about infringement?
  4. What Laws protect computer information? Could be either federal or state.
  5. What are some specific examples of business crimes? What is the required burden of proof for such crimes?
    Torts also award damages for made up harms. Called Pain & Suffering + Punitive Damages. Why do companies hate both?

 

 

ETH/321T Week 3 Practice Quiz
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ETH/321T WEEK 3 QUIZ

ETH/321T Week 3

 

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  2. Apply Assignment (Quiz)
  3. Discussion Question

 

Practice Assignment (Quiz with Correct Answers)

  1. What is the definition larceny in a business context?
  2. For years, Lily has been thinking up a plan to pull off a perfect bank robbery. She tells someone about her plans but never robs the bank. Which of the following is true?
  3. Which of the following is true of defamation?
  4. What is the definition of insanity as a defense to crime?
  5. Which of the following is NOT a case of negligence?
  6. What is the definition of mistake of law as a defense to crime?
  7. Lexi buys a food processor and uses it without any problems. She loans the processor to Jill, and Jill is injured when a part flies off the machine. If the former rule of privity of contract were in place, which of the following would be true?
  8. Which of the following unambiguously qualifies as intrusion upon seclusion?

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Apply: Assignment (Quiz with Correct Answers)

  1. While on a hike with a tour group in the mountains, Derek gets mauled by a bear. No previous reports of bears in the area had been made.  Derek wants to hold the tour company liable for his injury. Which of the following is most likely true?
  2. Which crime is BEST represented by the following situation? Jeff decides that it is time to clean up his act and stop manufacturing drug paraphernalia in his basement. He uses $15,000 from bong pipe sales to open a children's toy store. The next day, the police bust Jeff for his sale of drug paraphernalia.
  3. Jennifer took a video recording of Jack and Alice fighting in an alley. Jack and Alice disclose multiple private facts about each other through the course of the argument. Jennifer posts the fight on the internet. Which of the following is true?
  4. Which of the following situations would not substantiate a tort claim of infliction of emotional distress?
  5. Amanda is babysitting when her charge Tomas leaps off a couch onto a glass table and breaks it, leaving him with many cuts. To show that Amanda was negligent, Tomas's parents must show that:
  6. Which crime is BEST represented by the following situation? Dagan sneaks into an event center through an unlocked window to steal valuable items on display for an event the next day

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Week 3 Discussion Questions (and Answers)

 

Discussion Question (Answer Included)

Select a past or current issue in employment law in the United States.

Describe the issue. Explain how employment law was applied in the resolution.

 

 

Discussion Question: Elements of a Contract

Includes 3 Full Answers

What requirements are necessary for the creation of a contract?  Define each element.
What types of contract require a writing to be enforceable under the Statute of Frauds?


Discussion Question: C-Corps -- S-Corps

Includes 2 Full Answers

What are C-Corps and S-Corps? Compare and Contrast.

 

Discussion Question: Types of Entities

Includes 3 Full Answers

Class, consider the following business entities: Sole proprietorship, Partnership, LLC, and Corporation. What are some of the important advantages and disadvantages of each type?

Additional Discussion Questions (and Answers) that are included with Week 3 Tutorials:

  1. Does an oral contract have to be in writing to be enforced? Think: Statute of Frauds.
    What is the penalty for failure to satisfy the SOF?
  2. Two types of law govern contracts: The Common Law of Contracts & Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. What do they each cover? Which one follows the Mirror Image Rule? What is the MIR?
  3. What about Equitable Remedies?
    What are the elements of an enforceable contract?
    Why is the LLC the best form for a small business to use?
  4. What is Limited Liability? What is Double Taxation?

 

 

ETH/321 Apply: Internet-Based Contracting Issues
ETH/321T Practice Quiz
ETH/321T WEEK 4 Practice Quiz
ETH/321 WK4 Practice Quiz

ETH/321T Week 4

Principles of Microeconomics

 

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  2. Apply: Internet-Based Contracting Issues (PowerPoint)
  3. Discussion Question

Practice Assignment (Quiz)

  1. What are compensatory damages?
  2. Callie wants to work for an insurance firm. Before she is hired, the firm wants her to sign a non-compete agreement that she will not work for any other insurance firm in the state or any surrounding state for the next ten years. Which of the following is most likely true?
  3. What are punitive damages?
  4. Which of the following would most likely qualify as substantial performance?
  5. What is the definition of undue influence?
  6. Claire and Donny want to use a contract to enforce a business deal. Which of the following would most solidly enforce to terms of their agreement?
  7. Colby is 17 and signs a contract to buy a car. He turns 18 and immediately defaults on his car loan. Which of the following is true?

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Apply: Internet-Based Contracting Issues
Great Buys is an internet-based company headquartered in New York that sells household electronics to consumers in the United States. The management team at Great Buys has some concerns about its online contracting process.
• Great Buys isn't sure it has a binding contract with its customers because the contract is

    completely online and in electronic format.
• Customers have argued they are not bound to the online contract because there's no

    handwritten "pen and ink" signature.
• Great Buys also wants to know if any international laws will apply when the company

    starts selling its electronic products internationally.
• Great Buys has been sued in different state courts all over the country, and it would like to

   know if an arbitration clause requiring that arbitration be conducted in New York City will

   be enforceable.
• Finally, Great Buys wants one or two suggestions for improving its internal business

   procedures so that customer product complaints don't turn into contract-related claims or

   lawsuits.
Great Buys' management team asks you, the company's contract manager, to work with your team and address their concerns.
Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft PowerPoint presentation that provides answers to all of Great Buys' concerns above. Your Learning Team can incorporate graphics, animation, or interactive Microsoft PowerPoint features, such as Designer and Morph (some features require a valid Microsoft Office 365 subscription), consistent with the University of Phoenix's guidelines for use of third-party materials.
Cite a minimum of two references.
Format your assignment according to APA citation guidelines.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

 

Week 4 Discussion Questions (and Answers)

 

 

Discussion Question: Protecting Intellectual Property

(Answer Included)

Identify the intellectual property of a company you are familiar with or by an internet search. Explain why protecting their intellectual property is important to the company.

 

 

Discussion Question: Commerce Clause

When can states regulate commerce?   When are states preempted from regulating commerce?  Explain the term "Dormant Commerce Clause.

 

Discussion Question: Sherman Anti-Trust Act

Class, what are the provisions of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?  How do these impact business today, and do believe anti-trust is as important to business today as it has been in the past? Why or why not?

 

 

Additional Discussion Questions (and Answers) that are included with Week 4 Tutorials:

  1. Why have the number of Administrative Agencies grown over the past forty years? What do they do well? What do they do poorly?
  2. Isn't it scary to think that we eliminate the checks and balances of our system when we delegate all three powers to one agency? They act as Legislature, Executive and Judicial Branches?
  3. I contend that public companies should be happy that the government regulates the financial markets. Explain my statement.
  4. Discuss three SPECIFIC changes made by SOX?
    Hint: Outside directors on the Audit Committee is one specific change.
  5. What is so special about Outside Directors?
    How does the Supremacy Clause effect the regulation of the states?

 

 

ETH/321T WEEK 5 APPLY QUIZ
ETH/321T Week 5 Practice Quiz
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ETH/321T Week 5 Practice Quiz

ETH/321T Week 5

 

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  3. Discussion Question

Practice Assignment Quiz

  1. Which of the following is illegal under the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?
  2. Theodore is selling walnuts of like grade to two buyers in the same week. After selling to the first buyer at one price, one of the major processing machines breaks down and Theodore is forced to use costlier manual labor to process the nuts for his second buyer. Which of the following is true?
  3. Which of the following is the correct definition for tying arrangements?
  4. Which of the following is the correct definition of division of markets
  5. Congress makes a new law concerning the use of personal flight vehicles in public airspace. Which of the following would most likely happen?
  6. Which of the following is the correct definition for geographic allocations agreements? 
  7. What is the correct order of events for the creation of a substantive rule?
  8. Which of the following is the correct definition of price fixing?

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Apply Assignment Quiz

  1. Yittercorp regularly trades in securities on a national exchange. The company is a widely-held corporation with 600 shareholders and $15 million in assets. Which of the following is true concerning the company's requirement to report to the SEC?
  2. Which of the following places the events in the correct order?
  3. Wendy wants to start a business. She knows many unaccredited investors who she knows will help her jumpstart her business. What constraints on investments for new businesses apply here?
  4. Gillcore is about to go public and begin selling securities. As a new public company, what steps must Gillcore take in order to stay in line with the requirements of the Securities Act?
  5. Bekah is an adviser for the company Vicoltech, which deals heavily in investments. Bekah also advises several other clients in her state, but no clients outside of her stateBefore the Dodd-Frank Act was passed, Bekah was exempt from registration and reporting requirements with the SEC. When the Dodd-Frank Act was passed:
  6. Bernie just started a business and is trying to raise capital. He has both accredited and non-accredited investors investing in the company. What constraints on investments for new businesses apply here?
  7. Chloe has her own office where she generates investment advice for companies. She is compensated for her advice. Which of the following is false?
  8. Horace is trying to start a business. He knows several accredited investors who he knows will help him jumpstart his business. What constraints on investments for new businesses apply here?
  9. Kathleen works for an accounting firm, Securate, as an auditor. Kathleen's firm provides many services including auditing services, investment consulting, and tax assistance. Kathleen is working on an audit for a company that Securate also does consulting for. Which of the following is true?

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Week 5 Discussion Questions (and Answers)

 

Discussion Question:

(Answers Included)

Select a company with an international presence that you are familiar with or by searching the Internet. Identify the laws, treaties, acts, and government bodies (e.g. Nn, WTP, and IMF) that impact their business. Explain the impact these laws, treatis, acts, and governing bodies have on their business. differentiate it with their business in the United States.

 

 

Discussion Question: Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact 

Define the terms: Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact. Why are these important when a company is trying to comply with the law?

 

Discussion Question: Employment at Will
What is employment at will? What are the exceptions to employment at will, and provide an example of each.

 

Additional Discussion Questions (and Answers) that are included with Week 5 Tutorials:

  1. What is the Title VII test for religious discrimination? What is an Undue Burden?
  2. What is Disparte Impact? Provide an Example.
  3. What is a BFOQ?
  4. What is "At Will" Employment? Do you agree with the concept?
  5. What is Disparate intent? Provide an example.
  6. So, do you feel that the law should create some form of intangible work, right?
    Do courts find BFOQ's narrowly or broadly? Why?