Essays Tagged: "contracts"

Definition of a Contract

A contract is an agreement that is enforceable by law. Modern business could not exist without such contracts. Most business transactions involve commitments to furnish goods, services, or real proper ... mitments to furnish goods, services, or real property; these commitments are usually in the form of contracts.Use of the contract in business affairs ensures, to some extent, the performance of an agr ...

(4 pages) 562 4 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


A contract is an agreement that is enforceable by law. Modern business could not exist without such contracts. Most business transactions involve commitments to furnish goods, services, or real proper ... mitments to furnish goods, services, or real property; these commitments are usually in the form of contracts.Use of the contract in business affairs ensures, to some extent, the performance of an agr ...

(5 pages) 455 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Computer System in the Context of Retail Business

ading, eg: a computer retailing store may like to purchase some stock from over seas, they can make contracts by using the Internet.w Computer systems in retail trading on a local and global scale pla ... yroll, and Customer Mailing. Modules may be purchased separately if desired. An optional module for contracts and insurance calculation and form printing, known as EZYCALC, is also available and can b ...

(5 pages) 259 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Comparison and contrat of the characters Macduff and Roland. thier points of similarity and difference. How they understand duty and their relationship with God and thier eartly king.

Unquestioned DutyBefore contracts and signed agreements, the only thing there was, was a person's loyalty and trust. In Medi ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Normal Case Study. About a used car deal gone bad. Canadian Law Courts.

What area of contract law did you choose?Corporate and commercial - Illegal contractsWhich court is the case in?Alberta Queen's BenchIs it a trial decision or appeal?It is a tr ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Corruption: An essay on public officials and corruption in office. Includes works cited.

ldstein). There are two very different types of corruption. The first type occurs where services or contracts are provided "according to rule." The second is when transactions are "against the rule." ...

(2 pages) 153 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The advantages and disadvantages of Canada adopting the American Dollar as its national currency.

the stability of their own currency hold dollars to safeguard the real value of their assets. Many contracts in foreign countries - such as leases - are expressed in dollars to protect against nation ...

(4 pages) 102 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

How the eye works.

explain how each one works.Iris: This can appear different colours on the outer eye. It expands and contracts in relation to the muscles which control the movement of the lense.pupil: Most of the ligh ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Ethical Issues in Procurement Management.

quipment and supplies to build its own buildings or streets, so it has independent companies bid on contracts for this work. This method of business has been so successful that it has move most of its ... ices to a larger company. In the United States Government there are many companies competing to win contracts. Some of these companies use lobbyists to try and influence a politician to turn contracte ...

(5 pages) 182 0 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The U.S. Army Contracting Policy.

ne company, spread the wealth. The process for this is a long one. Contractors must submit bids and contracts stating the actual cost at which the project can be accomplished. Before this happens thou ... nion this process can be fair. This process lets various companies compete for possible high dollar contracts. Many companies thrive in their area of expertise because of the contracts they are awarde ...

(6 pages) 99 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Starting a business; janitorial service company.

ling and collection"(Hoakman, 1998, p.2). Also, once established, an individual can seek additional contracts without the assistance of the franchisor.The accounts that an individual may receive from ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organized Labor Laws and their history in U.S., covers past, present, and prospective future...3 pages

ners.Immigrants lacking the funds for passage to the United States, often signed indentured servant contracts. These contracts allowed factory owners to pay the immigrant's passage the individual woul ...

(5 pages) 193 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Whistleblower report/

tandards.Undoubtedly, Gary Brown's boss at Abbey National was working for self-interest in awarding contracts to a firm and paying them well over the norm in spite of their poor performance. Furthermo ...

(1 pages) 64 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The ENRON scandal: The downfall of the ENRON corporation

only party that knew both prices. Over time, Enron began to design increasingly varied and complex contracts. Customers could insure themselves against all sorts of eventualities-such as a rise or fa ... e late 1990s, the Enron Corporation controlled almost 25 percent of all electricity and natural gas contracts traded worldwide and were considered the best in the business.Three important factors that ...

(5 pages) 892 3 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Intention to create legal relations

necessary today, when so many other countries have adopted alternative approaches to ensuring that contracts are binding.In the formation of contracts two elements are vital. Firstly, the "offer," an ... d not."[17]Due to the Law of Property Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1989, form is still required for contracts involving the sale of land. It is also used to offer consumers protection in hire purchase ...

(12 pages) 151 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Business Law

knowledge and through further research I will then apply the rules acts and legislation surrounding contracts to a real life situation.Explain using examples and appropriate case the difference betwee ... friendly co-operation".Social agreements and arrangements between friends do not usually amount to contracts because the parties never intend their agreement to be legally binding. For example if you ...

(9 pages) 378 0 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Drugs in Sports

tes use drugs in many schools athletes are required to sign a contract in order to play sports. The contracts include of many rules and regulations that prohibit activities that will jeopardize the at ... ions that would result in any type of illegal happenings are also banned. The main problem with the contracts is that the students don't always obey them. Many athletes will still go out and party and ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Role of the Project Manager in Project Completion and Process Improvement.

, etc.) and properlyauthenticated.4. File applicable patents, archive non-disclosure agreements and contractsformally.5. Index and store, or archive, historical records/drawings/ reports.6. Ensure tha ... companies this is rarely done for any other than the senior managers as itinvolves varying personal contracts.Even so it is surprising how even non-financial incentives to completion can enthuseprojec ...

(11 pages) 1038 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"There is now considerable uncertainty as to the compass of contractual damages".Discuss.

arket place can be seen "as the principal mechanism for the production and distribution of wealth". Contracts are drawn up to make both parties aware of the intentions of each other and to make the ex ... e. This essay is primarily concerned with what happens when there is a breach in the contract. Most contracts will contain remedies which sets out what will happen in situations where a party breaches ...

(12 pages) 53 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Women's Rights in Colonial America

legal maturity, a few rights. She could own property, retain control of her monies, and enter into contracts, but because in Europe a single woman was viewed as unproductive, she was generally discri ... es "by marriage, the husband and wife became one person in law." Married women could not enter into contracts, own property, vote or control any monies.Even though Colonial Law was based on English Co ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers