Like all professionals, accountants are held to high legal and ethical standards. There are several
reasons for this. Because of the nature of the licensing and the extent of education and certification
necessary to becom
JAYHAWK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC, et al., Plaintiffs, vs. LSB
INDUSTRIES, INC., Defendant.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS
September 19, 2012, Decided
JUDGES: ERIC F. MELGREN, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
Plaintiffs Jayhawk Capital Manageme
Like most major federal business regulations, the securities laws were inspired by a single event. The
Stock Market Crash of 1929 was the culmination of a wild period of stock investment in the 1920s.
Prior to the crash
Why Family Law?
One might ask why family law should be covered in a business law class. Most of the textbooks for
this course do not include a chapter on family law. But family law is important for two reasons. First, it
touches our personal li
Quiz Answers for Test
SARA C. DEBORD, Plaintiff-Appellant/Cross-Appellee, v. MERCY HEALTH SYSTEM OF
KANSAS, INC., Defendant-Appellee/Cross-Appellant, and LEONARD WEAVER,
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
737 F.3d 642
November 26, 2013
EMPLOYMENT LAW, PART 2
In the early years of the Industrial Revolution workers had few rights. And as discussed in Part 1, there
were few federal laws to protect them. Long before federal laws were enacted workers began to
organize to form labor
Sole Proprietorship & General Partnership
Many people want to own their own business. An important part of the process is choosing the
appropriate business entity. Today, there are many choices, including:
Sole Proprietorship (SP)
PROBATE & ESTATES
In the past probate law was mostly focused on making a will to specify how to distribute property after
ones death and avoiding the payment of federal estate taxes. While those goals remain important,
modern probate and esta
ROGER FRANK ET AL., APPELLEES, v. FRED A. LOCKWOOD AND FRED A. LOCKWOOD
& CO., P.C., A NEBRASKA CORPORATION, APPELLANTS.
SUPREME COURT OF NEBRASKA
275 Neb. 735; 749 N.W.2d 443; 2008 Neb. LEXIS 77
May 23, 2008, Filed
DISPOSITION: AFFIRMED IN PART, REVERSED
Employment Law Assignment
1. Which of the following is not covered by FLSA?
2. What is the third step of the McDonnell-Douglas burden of proof?
3. Which statement is correct about FMLA?
The employer must hold the employees job up to 1
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
One of the more interesting areas of corporate law is known as M & A work. At the highest level, this
involves a major corporation which is publicly-traded deciding to acquire another major publicly-traded
Risk is the possibility of a loss which is uncertain. If we know something is going to happen there is no
risk. If computer models show there is a 100% chance a hurricane will strike Mobile, Alabama there is
no risk of a hurrican
LLC, LP & LLP
Limited Liability Company
Introduction: A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a hybrid between a corporation and a partnership.
The LLC organization was established in Wyoming in 1977. The idea of an LLC was to provide owners
with the limited
Agency law is the foundation of corporate law and employment law. A company is a legal person an
artificial one it can act only through the people in the company. But not all employees are legal
The essence of agency law is
The employment-at-will doctrine is alive and well in the U.S. It did not come about until the late 1800s
but today it is the law in 49 states. In short, employees can generally be fired without cause. Employees
Regulation of international intellectual property law is at a crossroads. The fairly centralized
governance of the field, centering around the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Trade-Related
Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS or Agreemen
Corporate Governance is a term used to describe how a corporation is managed. It involves the interrelationships of the major stakeholders of the corporation - officers, directors, and shareholders. Each
group has distinct rights and
Corporations began in the 19th century, during the industrial revolution. Previously, most companies
were small, with few owners and employees. All owners were personally liable for all of the debts of
the business. When the comp