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20 Sep 2022

The Law of Contract

Worksheets - 5 pages - Obligation law

The law of contract is a framework in which all commercial transactions from the smallest consumer purchase to the most complex business agreement are going to take place. Contract law is essentially a case-law subject. Case law is all the decisions made by the court. There are very...

19 Jan 2015

Oil and Gas Contracts & Regulation research paper

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Production of gas is a highly costly venture that requires vast resources in both finances and expertise. Producers of gas even in situations where they own gas fields, have to rely on other investors for transportation and sale of their gas. Thus, this essay discusses the terms of Gas...

19 Jun 2014

Futures contracts in risk management companies can use trading on a US exchange

Case study - 6 pages - Educational studies

A futures contract is an accord between two parties who have agreed to buy or sell a particular commodity of an agreed quantity. The agreement is based on a future transaction in which the commodity will be paid for in future at a time agreeable by both of the parties. This term is common...

13 Dec 2013

The Theory of Learning contracts in adult learning

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

In evaluate the theories of adult learning such as the learning contracts, it is crucial to first understand the concept of adult learning itself. An adult learner can be described as someone who pursues education beyond the traditional age of school attendance. The adult in this case is...

06 Dec 2013

Social Contract Theory vs. Kant's Duty Ethics

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Kant claims the form of an action is more important for judging its moral worth than the content of the consequences that follow from it (Cooper, 2004, p. 267). Our ability as humans to act out of duty, and not just for advancing personal goals, Kant believed, separated humans from animals. Kant...

30 Mar 2012

Instructions to draft a contract on behalf of Compuservices

Standard contracts - 2 pages - Management

Your client, Mr Evans, has come to you to draft a contract for him. He explains that he has just started his own business, called Compuservices, which provides computer maintenance and technical assistance to his clients. He is the sole proprietor of Compuservices, which has its office at...

25 Feb 2011

Automobile contracts as the fulcrum of the automobile industry

Thesis - 4 pages - Business law

This paper argues that automobile contracting is one of the most important tenets of the automobile industry as supported by the various articles on the import of contracting in the global business arena by Michael P. Vandenbergh. There are however specific areas of interest to all the parties...

30 Aug 2011

Welfare Contractualism: Beneficial or detrimental?

Essay - 3 pages - Political science

In a society that faces 'problems of un-employment, sluggish growth, and population ageing,' the main question that governments asks is how can we go about getting people to work? Stuart White, the author of Social Rights and the Social Contract, shares some insight on this matter...

06 Aug 2010

Contract and physics of race: A personal encounter

Thesis - 3 pages - Social sciences

Children learn so much more in school beyond the printed curriculum. Lessons about race, gender, age, appearance, nationality, et cetera, are being effortlessly related. In fact, scholars have been studying this ‘hidden curriculum' for years (Anyon, 1980). While the scope of this curriculum...

06 Apr 2010

An exploratory study on consumer psychological contracts

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

The concept of the psychological contract is widely applied in organizational research. This article explores the consumer psychological contract in marketing context. Some situations are designed in a questionnaire and the data are analyzed. The findings show that whether the...

29 Sep 2010

Contracts and tort law - Causation and loss of chance

Essay - 10 pages - Other law subjects

When it comes to tort or contract litigation in the aim of obtaining damages, the most important aspect to take into account is the issue of causation. Indeed, without proving a causal link between the defendant's action and the claimant's harm, no liability can be held. This rigor is a...

29 Sep 2010

Unfair Terms in contract

Essay - 5 pages - Business law

Seller Ltd ("Seller?) is a manufacturer and seller of lifting equipment. Buyer Ltd, ("Buyer?), provides heavy goods vehicle servicing. On 1 July 2006 Buyer requested a copy of Seller's brochure and this was sent by post and received by Buyer on 3 July 2006. Tom, a representative of Buyer...

29 Sep 2010

Three ideas of contractualism : the ones of Locke, Rousseau and Rawls

Essay - 8 pages - Political science

“The great non sequitur committed by defenders of the State, including the classical Aristotelian and Thomist philosophers, is to leap from the necessity of society to the necessity of the State” , noted the American anarcho-capitalist Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995). Indeed, what...

12 Jul 2010

Honors contract: The future of the newspaper industry

Thesis - 3 pages - Journalism

Newspapers are not doing well: circulation is down, staffs are dwindling, and websites are getting more hits than pages are getting turned. The New York Times' website in October 2008 saw 20 million users, while the print product went to 1 million readers (Hirschorn, “End Times”). This...

29 Sep 2010

European harmonization in the Contract Law Area

Essay - 6 pages - European union

The last decade witnessed the European Union taking tentative steps towards the likely abolition of each member state contract law, and its substitution with a single European Contract Law Code. Indeed, the European Union usually solves inconsistencies in contract law by...

08 May 2009

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...

13 Jan 2009

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and public contracts

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

The World Trade Organization aims at ensuring “harmony, freedom, equity and security” in trading activities. The organization has the institutional means to control the compatibility of national policies to its requirements. From financial to commercial items, all fields of legislation...

15 Jan 2009

Has the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 gone far enough in reforming the English law of privacy? - published: 15/01/2009

Essay - 5 pages - Civil 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...

13 Jan 2009

Effect of psychological contract forms on employee attitudes toward Affirmative Action

Essay - 71 pages - Human resources

Psychological contracts are individual beliefs in reciprocal obligations between employees and employers. In a sample of 1377 South African white collar-employees, this study examined the effects of Affirmative Action on psychological contract attributes and how these changes...

08 May 2009

Is the first job contract the real cause for the 2006 French riots?

Thesis - 5 pages - Social sciences

On August the 5th 1981, President Reagan fired 11,359 striking air traffic controllers who had ignored his order to return to work. It might seem utterly mad to a French audience because since May the 25th 1864, the Loi Ollivier has authorized the "right to be on strike". Indeed, the French...

31 Jul 2009

Government coercion through duress and contract modification

Thesis - 5 pages - Other law subjects

In Rumsfeld v. Freedom NY, Inc., 329 F.3d 1320 (2003), the government contractor was finally able to procure some relief after a 17 year struggle to rectify the shameful, bad faith tactics of the Defense Logistics Agency. The government's ACO, Marvin Lieberman, breached the contract by...

15 Jul 2009

The religion of the social contract defining and denying civil religion

Thesis - 4 pages - Humanities/philosophy

Throughout his work On the Social Contract, Rousseau attempts to describe a societal system in which sovereign rule is found within the collective will of the people. Within this system, he argues, freedom is linked to morality and essentially humanity. This freedom exists as a civil...

23 Nov 2009

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...

15 Jan 2009

Organizational behavior and change management at engineering contracting company LLC

Essay - 13 pages - Management

This report discusses the organisational behaviour and change management issues of Engineering Contracting Company LLC (ECC); a Dubai based civil works Construction Company. It is a large company with a good success record and handsome profits. The report undertakes the analysis of the...

01 Oct 2009

Operations management: Kudler fine foods contracts organic produce growers

Thesis - 3 pages - Management

What makes-up the core of the American gourmet marketing business reflects various traditional European foods. Kudler Fine Foods excels in this burgeoning scene of artisans. Kudler Fine Foods' great cheeses, meats, condiments, bakery, produce, dairy and other goods (offered) impact American...

15 Jan 2009

Essay on the Rome Convention on the law applicable to contractual obligations

Essay - 13 pages - International law

The Rome Convention on the Law applicable to contractual obligations “applies to contractual obligations in any situation involving a choice between the laws of different countries.” The scope of the Convention is therefore clear; its aim is to regulate contractual relations between...

06 Oct 2008

Option to purchase real estate contract (Residential)

Standard contracts - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Improvements: The house, garage and all other fixtures and improvements attached to the above-described real property, including without limitation, the following permanently installed and built-in items, if any: all equipment and appliances, valances, screens, shutters, awnings, wall-to-wall...

10 Nov 2022

How to reduce the turnover of a company dependent on a single supplier by developing a multi-supplier and international merchant site?

Dissertation - 28 pages - Digital & e-marketing

MANICO is an ESPRIT franchise. This type of contract creates a high dependency on a single supplier and eliminates any possibility of online sales. In order to reduce this reliance on ESPRIT, the company wishes to develop a merchant website with several French and foreign brands and to...

25 Oct 2021

Logistics techniques for international trade

Dissertation - 12 pages - Logistics

Local companies have traded with foreign companies for many years. These business relationships may consist of the buying and selling of goods, but large-scale corporate buyouts and mergers play a role on the international stage as well. Before an agreement is reached between two (international)...

23 Jun 2022

Offer and Acceptance

Course material - 5 pages - International law

A contract is considered as a legally binding agreement between two or more parties. The agreement creates legal rights and obligations that can be enforced in court. The courts have adopted an intellectual framework that analyzes transactions in terms of offer and acceptance to determine...