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Assignment 2 - suppliers of Malco to Ben on 30 June. And...

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Case analysis and legal reasoning essay writing a 0809853G-B011-0237 DE3 The issue is Steve should not offer Mary to act as sole agent for distribution of Malco for 8 percent commission, he should offer Ben the sole distributorship of Malco. The relevant rule is that there is a binding contract between Steve and Ben. First h Steve’s first fax to Ben and to Mary was an invitation to treat. Because an invitation to treat is an action inviting other parties to make an offer to form a contract, which Steve’s first fax asked Ben or Mary to become the sole distributor of Malco. However, both Ben and Mary are interested in the proposal. Secondly, after reading Ben and Mary’s fax, Steve send another fax to Ben, which said that he offer the sole distributorship of Malco at a basic rate of 12 percent commission. If he hear nothing from you by 23 June he will assume that he has accepted my offer and he will ship the first
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Unformatted text preview: suppliers of Malco to Ben on 30 June. And Ben accept the offer .So there is an legal offer between Ben and Steve. Legal offer is an offer that shows objective intent to enter into the contract, is definite, and is communicated to the offeree. But Steve did not perform the commitment. He has a contract with Ben and he is not free to accept Mary’s offer. Here the heart of the offer is that if Steve hear nothing from Ben by 23 June he will assume that Ben has accepted his offer and he will ship the first suppliers of Malco to he on 30 June. And Ben has not sent the fax until 24 June. This case is similar to the case called‘Satellite Entertainment Center V Keaton’. Conclusion: Steve has a binding contract with Ben, and he must act Ben as the sole distributor of Malco at a basic rate of 12 percent commission rather than Mary....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2011 for the course ECON 3 taught by Professor Dd during the Spring '11 term at Alvin CC.

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Assignment 2 - suppliers of Malco to Ben on 30 June. And...

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