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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF LYON FACULTY OF LAW MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF LYON FACULTY OF LAW MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

This program is open to law graduates who wish to develop a career in international business law. The program is intensive and fast paced bringing the students on a high growth learning experience across the 12 months of the program. This program will introduce students to core topics in international business law and develop their understanding of policy and doctrine through a combination of exams and group and individual assignments.

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Essentials of Business Law

Essentials of Business Law

Hedy Bower ................................ Director of Program Planning Mary McDonald ..................................Sr. Program Coordinator Deserea Serna............................Written Materials Coordinator Mary A. Galarza..............................................Meeting Planner Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas John F. Podvin ..................................................................Chair Irene Kosturakis ..................................................... Chair-Elect Shanna Nugent ....................................................... Vice Chair Lindsey Hughes.......................................... Secretary/Treasurer Ronald L. Chichester .............................. Immediate Past Chair
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Essentials of Business Law Course:

Essentials of Business Law Course:

Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas David R. Keyes .................................................................Chair Ronald L. Chichester .............................................. Chair Elect John F. Podvin ......................................................... Vice Chair Ryan R. Cox ............................................... Secretary/Treasurer Greg R. Samuel ...................................... Immediate Past Chair

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Legal or business personality of the commercial companies according to business law in Kosovo

Legal or business personality of the commercial companies according to business law in Kosovo

Companies are founded by two or more physic persons or entities that are awarded for the achievement of common objectives in business, making contributions to society, as defined in its charter that in essence is a general term that means a society - society trading. As such the company has an identity apart from the legal authentic it is clearly separate from its members or shareholders. In this segment Kosovo has an interesting and intense legislative history. The transformation of the Company Law, from the time former social system to the establishment of UNMIK - Regulation in 1999 mark the greatest progress towards a modern economy - market. Two recent laws on commercial companies are based on the German model. It what is important has to do with the provision of legal guarantees for the provision of basic modalities for an early business organization in which local and foreign investors are familiar. The dilemma which now arises in the field of theory of business law is that it has been reasonable choice lawmakers two business formations to legal subjectivity removed and replaced with business subjectivity. It what is evident has to do with the fact that, at least so far, there is no comment, justification, debate, etc., that this setting expressed above, at least in terms of the science, to handle in terms of advantages or its disadvantages. The paper aims to provide a view of why partnerships society, despite the lack of legal personality has strong and stable position in life legal practice of doing business in our country.
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MULTIPLE MEASURES OF IMPROVEMENT OF RESEARCH SKILLS IN BUSINESS ETHICS AND BUSINESS LAW

MULTIPLE MEASURES OF IMPROVEMENT OF RESEARCH SKILLS IN BUSINESS ETHICS AND BUSINESS LAW

We continue to consider statistically and educationally significant results for the Business Law students’ perceptions of their research skills. Business Law students perceptions of their incoming general research skills (Q1) were the same as Business Ethics students. However, whereas 64% of Bus ethics students agreed that their incoming discipline-specific research skills (Q2) were good, only 24% of Business Law students broadly agreed that their research skills were good in the Business Law context, and half broadly disagreed that their skills were good. University, cohort and individual background, and Year Level all play their role in this perception. However, a discipline-specific reasons for the big difference may include that this involves learning ‘out of discipline’ -Law in a Business course- which is compulsory for students to complete due to accreditation requirements. There is also domain specificity, where the students must rely on primary research in Business Law, and only after appropriately engaging with the subject do students know where and how to find primary sources. Business Law students therefore, possibly appropriately, perceived themselves to be poorly equipped for research in that context. As one student stated in the ‘barriers to research’ open-response field in the pre
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Understanding Business Law

Understanding Business Law

Understanding Business Law Chapter 7 Contracts: Termination and Breach Key learning areas Setting the scene Introduction Termination by performance Termination by agreement Discharge by [r]

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Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

Advanced Business Law and the Legal Environment

In terms of subject matter jurisdiction, then, state courts will typically deal with the kinds of disputes just cited. Thus if you are Michigan resident and have an auto accident in Toledo with an Ohio resident and you each blame each other for the accident, the state courts would ordinarily resolve the matter if the dispute cannot otherwise be settled. Why state courts? Because when you blame one another and allege that it’s the other person’s fault, you have the beginnings of a tort case, with negligence as a primary element of the claim, and state courts have routinely dealt with this kind of claim, from British colonial times through Independence and to the present. (See also Chapter 7 "Introduction to Tort Law" of this text.) People have had a need to resolve this kind of dispute long before our federal courts were created, and you can tell from Article III that the founders did not specify that tort or negligence claims should be handled by the federal courts. Again, federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction, limited to the kinds of cases specified in Article III. If the case before the federal court does not fall within one of those categories, the federal court cannot constitutionally hear the case because it does not have subject matter jurisdiction.
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How To Perform Well In Business Law

How To Perform Well In Business Law

It’s hard to escape the fact that legal environments are getting more complex—and often more punitive. One sign of this trend is the sharp uptick in enforcement: At least two-thirds of the companies in the insurance, energy, financial services and healthcare industries faced some type of regulatory investigation in 2013, and 52% reported spending more time addressing regulatory requests or enforcement proceedings, up from 43% the previous year, according to a recent survey of in-house legal executives. Across industries, new business prac- tices like electronic data storage and mobile computing are fueling new work for legal, as more than 40% of companies encountered trouble with privacy or data protection during 2013. Not only is the volume of work increasing, the stakes are rising, too. One-third of com- panies face at least one lawsuit involving $20 million or more; only 18% report no lawsuits.
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Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Foundations of Business Law and Legal Environment

Goldman, Sachs and Co., and the contractual agreement calls for “any disputes arising under this agreement” to be determined “according to the laws of the state of New York.” When Kumar claims in a Missouri court that his broker is “churning” his account, and, on the other hand, Goldman, Sachs claims that Kumar has failed to meet his margin call and owes $38,568.25 (plus interest and attorney’s fees), the judge in Missouri will apply New York law based on the contract between Kumar and Goldman, Sachs. Ordinarily, a choice-of-law clause will be accompanied by a choice-of-forum clause. In a choice-of-forum clause, the parties in the contract specify which court they will go to in the event of a dispute arising under the terms of contract. For example, Harold (a resident of Virginia) rents a car from Alamo at the Denver International Airport. He does not look at the fine print on the contract. He also waives all collision and other insurance that Alamo offers at the time of his rental. While driving back from Telluride Bluegrass Festival, he has an accident in Idaho Springs, Colorado. His rented Nissan Altima is badly damaged. On returning to Virginia, he would like to settle up with Alamo, but his insurance company and Alamo cannot come to terms. He realizes, however, that he has agreed to hear the dispute with Alamo in a specific court in San Antonio, Texas. In the absence of fraud or bad faith, any court in the United States is likely to uphold the choice-of-form clause and require Harold (or his insurance company) to litigate in San Antonio, Texas.
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LLM in International Business Law / Business Law / Law

LLM in International Business Law / Business Law / Law

This 15 credit module runs during the Autumn term and is taught via 5 two hour seminars. To distinguish it from the 30 credit IP module, it takes a more practical and international focus and covers in detail the contents of EU IP licences and distribution agreements, and the issues of EU Competition Law and the principle of the exhaustion of rights that arise so the Topic 3 is much larger than the other two. In addition to the module handbook, a Case Study will be provided with precedents and the seminars (and assessment) focus on the drafting of agreements. The international focus of the module means that an outline of IP law is given using sources from the EU Directive and international convention. A prior knowledge of IP is not required for the module and can be selected alongside the 30 credit IP module if desired.
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Evaluation of SIMVenture. Business Analysis and Practice Module. Faculty of Business & Law. Strategy and Business Analysis Subject Group

Evaluation of SIMVenture. Business Analysis and Practice Module. Faculty of Business & Law. Strategy and Business Analysis Subject Group

The combined results in  this section are not as high  or as consistent  and that is in line with what  would be expected from  individuals as they vary  in which methods of learning and teaching they  find  most  effective.  We  know  this  from  established  theory  on  learning  styles  as  well  as  from  anecdotal evidence from experience. We can though say that from the full results (see Appendix B  for all charts) more than half the sample found each  of the methods of some value in supporting  their learning and very few found any single method of little value. The method in Q5d that most  found  of  value  reflects  and  supports  the  responses  to  Q3b  (learn  through  exploration  and  investigation) in the sense that both apply to independent and student‐led learning. However, the  table  above  also  suggests  that  traditional  in  class  activities  (Q5a)  remain  important.  In  all  cases  except one (Q5b) the top 2 points combined exceeded 50%.  It is also interesting to note that the  dispersal of responses is concentrated over the top 3 points of the scale rather than the top 2, as  in Part 1.  Real‐world examples (Q5b) is of interest given the nature of the module which is based  on  a  simulation  of  a  real  business;  the  students  may  interpret  this  to  mean  ‘in  addition’  to  the  simulation  or  that  any  real  world  examples  used  didn’t  compare  very  well  to  the  simulation  or  that simply there weren’t enough.  These suggestions are all obviously assumptional. 
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WESTLAW BUSINESS BUSINESS LAW IN PRACTICE

WESTLAW BUSINESS BUSINESS LAW IN PRACTICE

• Combined view of ‘33 and ‘34 Act materials through Navigator Events • Checklists and models provide guidance for disclosure processes • Consolidated results from multiple sources of filings, guidance, and law • Enhanced document display with integrated table of contents linked to

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Business Law and the Legal Environment

Business Law and the Legal Environment

complaint if you can show that his behavior gives you a cause of action based on some part of your state’s contract law. This case would give you a cause of action under the law of most states; unless Harold Hill had some legal excuse recognized by the applicable state’s contract law—such as his legal incompetence, his being less than eighteen years of age, his being drunk at the time the agreement was made, or his claim that the instruments were trumpets rather than trombones or that they were delivered too late to be of use to him—you could expect to recover some compensation for his breaching of your agreement with him. An old saying in the law is that the law does not deal in trifles, or unimportant issues (in Latin, de minimis non curat lex). Not every wrong you may suffer in life will be a cause to bring a court action. If you are stood up for a Saturday night date and feel embarrassed or humiliated, you cannot recover anything in a court of law in the United States, as there is no cause of action (no basis in the positive law) that you can use in your complaint. If you are engaged to be married and your spouse-to-be bolts from the wedding ceremony, there are some states that do provide a legal basis on which to bring a lawsuit. “Breach of promise to marry” is recognized in several states, but most states have abolished this cause of action, either by judicial decision or by legislation. Whether a runaway bride or groom gives rise to a valid cause of action in the courts depends on whether the state courts still recognize and enforce this now-
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Gambling and Business Law

Gambling and Business Law

WAC 230-06-090 REPORT ADMINISTRATIVE AND CIVIL ACTIONS FILED – Licensees must report to us in writing within thirty days all civil and administrative actions that are filed by or against any manager of the licensed gambling activity, the business organization, or any person holding a substantial interest in the business organization. Actions include, but are not limited to:

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Understanding Business Law

Understanding Business Law

1.18 Guarantee merchantable quality goods bought by description, implied condition ..... 10.30 implied contract terms, distinguished ....[r]

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Recent Developments in Business Law

Recent Developments in Business Law

If the information from a consumer reporting agency is used to deny credit, insurance or employment to a consumer, or is used to increase the charge for credit or [r]

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Business Law Practice Questions

Business Law Practice Questions

8. On May 1, Back-Talk Computer Store offerd to sell five (5) computer servers to Gatekeeper Company for $5,000.00 each, delivery to be on May 30. Later that day (May 1), Gatekeeper responded that it would buy the computers only if they were delivered within three business days. Back-Talk notified Gatekeeper the next day, May 2, that it would not be able to deliver the goods within the time requested by Gatekeeper. Which of the following is true regarding Back-Talk's offer?

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Ethics vs  law in the food business

Ethics vs law in the food business

The fourth element, ‘ occupational well-being’ , is a more general issue than just a question food business. However, there are some features to food production such as working in cold temperatures that are not common to all other lines of business. Employment laws are general in the meaning that they ap- ply to all employees equally. There are precise regulations for example on occupational safety, equality of workers, and holidays. These issues are controlled by authorities through check-ups on location. How- ever, the laws do not and cannot guarantee that employees like their work or feel appreciated. This leaves plenty of room for business ethics. If raw materials are imported from third-world countries, Finnish or European employment law does not apply where raw material is produced. If local legislation is non- existent, the lack of business law leaves the whole stage for business ethics.
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Law School Intentions Of Undergraduate Business Students

Law School Intentions Of Undergraduate Business Students

The purpose of this paper is to examine factors that influence business students’ intentions to enroll in law school. Scant research has focused on factors that influence business students’ decisions to enroll in law school. This paper attempts to fill that gap. Hypotheses about student intentions are based on Ajzen & Fishbein’s (1977) Theory of Planned Behavior. A sample of students enrolled in a business law class at a large Midwestern university is used to examine the hypotheses. Results indicate that law school intentions are driven by whether students feel they would enjoy the work of a lawyer, whether they feel having a law degree would provide them with job opportunities, and whether they feel they have the skills and abilities to get a law degree. Surprisingly, perceptions about future wealth are not associated with law school intentions. The sample may generalize to business student populations at other large state universities; however, it is important for future researchers to similarly investigate student law school intentions at other types of universities and colleges. The paper encourages undergraduate teachers of business law, as well as administrators of law schools, to consider the determinants of student intentions to study law. We particularly encourage law schools to work with undergraduate law faculty and periodically survey their target undergraduate populations to better understand student perceptions about attending law school.
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Business Rescue in the Shadow of Greek Insolvency Law

Business Rescue in the Shadow of Greek Insolvency Law

An aim of our work is to underline the critical nature of this problem, ringing the alarm of the diminished cash availability in the Greek market. The Greek banks have received large injections of liquidity during the years of the crisis, not only in order to secure their solvency but also in order to facilitate greater financial safety for the corporate environment in Greece. This should be used to finance companies and with that economic growth, nevertheless, banks should also strive for sound balance sheets themselves in order to survive and thrive independently. This is a paradox that can be solved by means of more attention towards early signs of financial distress in lending relationships and using turnaround and informal business rescue mechanisms to solve issues at an early stage.
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