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LAW/421 Version 1 Contemporary Business Law

Click Here To Download Week One: Introduction to Law


DQs Participate in class discussions and respond to weekly discussion due 7 questions. days 2, 4 and 5 Resource: Case Brief Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc., et al. in Ch. 2, section 2-6, “Commerce Powers,� of the text

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you define the functions and role of law in business and society. The Cipollone case merely Individual illustrates some of the functions and roles of law in business; your Role and paper should not be a discussion of that case. You can cite to that Day 7 11 Functions of Law case only as needed to exemplify some point you are making. Paper Discuss the functions and role of law in your past or present job or industry. What is the most important Constitutional provision to business law? Properly cite at least two references from two different sources. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Individual Bio

Post your bio in the body of a message in the chat room.

Week Two: Torts


Participate in class discussion and respond to weekly discussion questions.

Individual Addressing

Complete the Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues simulation located on the student website.

DQs due 7 days 2, 4 and 5 Day 7 11

Write a 350-word summary. In your paper, answer the following questions:

International Legal and Ethical Issues Simulation Summary

Learning Team Team Charter

What are the issues involved in resolving legal disputes in international transactions?

What are some practical considerations of taking legal action against a foreign business partner based in another country?

What factors could work against CadMex's decision to grant sublicensing agreements?

When the local customs and laws conflict with the customs and laws of an organization operating abroad, which should prevail? Explain why.

How would you compare the issues in this simulation to the domestic legal issues discussed in your Week One readings? How should companies resolve domestic and international issues differently?

Prepare a charter for your learning team. Make sure to include how you will handle disputes, such as what to do if a teammate doesn’t contribute what he promised, is late with the work, etc. Day 7 2 A well written set of rules set out at the beginning is helpful when problems arise, as they sometimes do. Informing the instructor is not an acceptable first step for dispute resolution.

Week Three: Contracts


Participate in class discussion and respond to weekly discussion questions

Learning Team Case Scenarios: BUGusa, Inc.

Resources: University of Phoenix Material: Case Scenarios: Bugusa, Inc., multimedia link located on the student website and Case Scenarios: Bugusa, Inc., Worksheet Use the BUGusa, Inc., scenarios and your research to support your answers to the questions listed in the worksheet,

DQs due days 2, 4 and 5


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classifying the types of torts in each scenario. Submit the completed worksheet.

Week Four: Uniform Commercial Code – Sales


Participate in class discussion and respond to weekly discussion questions.

DQs due 7 days 2, 4 and 5

Read the “Theory to Practice” section at the end of Ch. 6 of the text. Answer Questions 1 through 6 based on the scenario in the “Theory to Practice” section, and complete the following in your response: Learning Team Case Scenario: Big Time Toymaker

At the end of the scenario, BTT states that it is not interested in distributing Chou’s new strategy game, Day 7 Strat. Assuming BTT and Chou have a contract, and BTT has breached the contract by not distributing the game, discuss what remedies might or might not apply.


Explain your answers and refer to Section 7-6 in Ch. 7 for support.

Submit your answers.

Week Five: Ethics

Learning Team White Collar Write an approximately 1000 word paper discussing:


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How the SOX Act may affect ethical decision making in today’s business environment, How to implement SOX in a business environment, The criminal penalties for which the act provides, and Whether or not SOX has been successful in eliminating “cooked books.”

Make sure to support your arguments with references from your articles and such other sources as you may choose. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Individual Final Examination

Click the link to the Final Examination on your student website available from the end of Week Four through the end of Week Five. Complete the Final Examination. Only one attempt is allowed, which is timed and must be completed in 3 hours.

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