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25 Feb 2010
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The mortgagee's power of sale: Problem question

Thesis - 4 pages - Business law

In considering the Bank's duties in relation to a sale of the property, it will be necessary to consider the various rights conferred on a mortgagee by virtue of granting the mortgage. Under section 101 of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA), the Bank as mortgagee will have rights in Apple...

15 Feb 2010
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Intellectual property problem question covering various areas and the fictional problem scenario

Thesis - 5 pages - Business law

Professor Jones an employee of the University of Shaleford, gives a one hour guest lecture to a local group of organic retailers on the topic of “Intellectual Property Rights that Affect the Organic Industry”. She gives the lecture at the headquarters of the Organic Retailers...

23 Nov 2009
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Critical analysis of the trade marks act of ECJ (European Court of Justice)

Thesis - 3 pages - Business law

The Trade Marks Act 1994 was the result of the European Union's aspiration to approximate the trade mark laws of member states. Section 1 of the legislation defines a trade mark as “any sign capable of being represented graphically which is capable of distinguishing goods or services of one...

23 Nov 2009
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Understanding the law of contract

Thesis - 2 pages - Business law

This essay examines as to whether or not Alicia has contractual obligation to compensate the money that is in dispute to each of the particular parties who are involved in the transaction. Both, intention to create lawful relations and consideration will be assessed to reach the correct...

13 Nov 2009
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The relevance of intellectual property (IP) in various scenarios

Thesis - 5 pages - Business law

The narrative of intellectual property today is a dichotomy between those proponents who believe it is a necessary legal measure in the evolution of our society, and those who believe such rights actually trump the rights of the individual. Indeed, much of the controversy surrounding the issue of...

27 Oct 2009
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Doing business in China: The Citibank's way

Thesis - 5 pages - Business law

Citibank is known for its innovative approach in developing markets. Citibank has always been at the forefront of exploring opportunities in markets where level playing field was absent. This calculated-risk approach has been the reason for development of efficient banking at Citibank. On sensing...

14 Sep 2009
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Business ethics and social responsibility

Thesis - 3 pages - Business law

Government's role in environmental protection is to establish standards and set regulations on environmental protection and enforce those standards in a method that is unbiased, and according to the guidelines of environmental integrity. Federal policy, first must achieve harmony between the...

30 Jul 2009
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The deemed undertaking rule

Thesis - 5 pages - Business law

The “Deemed Undertaking” rule (30.1) functions to prevent information gathered during discovery from being disclosed. The rule itself serves to protect information that respondents may be forced to divulge during discovery by ensuring that any information cannot be used in other...

17 May 2009
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International business law (2006)

Thesis - 7 pages - Business law

In most parts of the developed countries the economy is regulated through liberal systems. A liberal system means that there exists open markets and competition over these markets. States and governments are not the leaders of these markets. They are only the institutions which have created rules...

17 May 2009
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Do you think Lister v Hesley Hall [2001] UKHL 22 was correctly decided by the House of Lords?

Thesis - 4 pages - Business law

On the 3rd May 2001, the House of Lords gave their judgment to Lister v Hesley Hall [2001] UKHL 22. By overruling a previous decision of the Court of Appeal; Trotman v North Yorkshire County Council [1999] LGR 584. The House of Lords widened the scope of vicarious liability to include acts of...

08 May 2009
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Duress and undue influence

Thesis - 23 pages - Business law

"It is assumed that the parties know their own minds, that they are the best judges of their own needs and circumstances, that they will calculate the risks and future contingencies that are relevant, and that all these enter into the bargain. It follows that unfairness of the bargain - gross...

08 May 2009
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Has the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 gone far enough in reforming the English law of privacy?

Thesis - 5 pages - Business law

Under the doctrine of privacy, which became entrenched in English law in the latter half of the 19th century , contractual rights and liabilities are limited to the parties to the contract. The mounting criticisms and arguments for reform have led to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties)...

04 Nov 2008
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Civil justice in China

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

To fully understand the concept of civil justice, one must look at its origins from many different angles, including that of the historical perspective. When investigating the historical approach of civil justice and the law, it makes sense to compare and contrast different nations and...

20 Aug 2008
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Company law

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

From Star Limited's perspective, the central issue is whether it can enforce the restraint of trade clause against Ramon notwithstanding the fact that he is using his company Equip Limited to solicit Star Limited's customers. Before considering whether the clause can be enforced against...

07 Jul 2008
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What scholars have noted about property as a social construct mitigating human interactions that transcend legal and economic discourse

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

A.I. Hallowell (1943: 119) once stated that, “Property as a social institution implies a system of relations between individuals. Like other social institutions, it involves rights, duties, powers, privileges, forbearances, etc, of certain kinds.” While this view of property has been...

03 Jul 2008
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Implication of federal trademark dilution act to U.S. Business

Essay - 4 pages - Business law

Intellectual property has become a global concern in these last few decades due to the increased trade brought about by the internet. In an article posted at Focus, Field (2006) reported that in the United States alone, for example, studies in the past decade have estimated that over 50...

03 Jul 2008
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Sounds a-like but not quite: Is the trademark infringed?

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

The capital is already at hand, the plan has been laid out and the place is just perfect. Most importantly, you just came up with an imaginative name that could spark up the business venture you've been envisioning for so long. But no matter how much thought has been put forth to produce such...

08 Jul 2004
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Corporate governance under English common law: The respective roles of executive and non executive directors

Thesis - 15 pages - Business law

The role of boards and its relationship to management must be clearly identified. The Companies Act provides that companies must have directors but does not define their functions. This is left to the articles of association, where the most undertaken practice consists of vesting the board of all...