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  • Corporation

    You are required to prepare an investigative report on a recent corporate scandal that involved improper accounting practices or any form of financial scandal. Your report must include the following:  an overview of the corporation  a description of the scandal methodology - explaining the specific accounting impropriety that the company used.  an explanation of how the firm managed to hide their accounting improprieties  a discussion of who the scandal effected - both inside‚ and outside

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  • the corporation

    Reaction Essay: The Corporation The documentary The Corporation‚ directed by Jennifer Abbott and Mark Achbar and produced in 2004‚ although bias‚ opens many doors for discussion in regard to capitalism and the role of corporations in our lives. I found the documentary to be presented professionally‚ and filled with legitimate facts more so than extreme opinion. The documentary truly outlines the "all-pervasive" role the corporation has taken as the "world’s dominant institution". The film opens

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  • Corporation

    liability of the shareholders. However‚ under certain circumstances the corporate entity may be disregarded. This is also known as piercing the corporate veil and is the most frequent method for holding the shareholders liable for the acts of a corporation. Corporate officers‚ directors and controlling shareholders have a general fiduciary duty of loyalty and care which should govern all their corporate conduct. Unless they breach that duty by gross negligence or acts in bad faith‚ they usually will

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  • Corporation

    Corporation – A separate legal entity that has an existence at law that is separable from those who form it. It is a separate legal entity in the sense that it has an existence at law‚ but no material existence. * It is separate and distinct from its shareholders * A properly authorized agent may bind the corporation in contract with third parties. * Shareholders possess limited liability for the debts of the corporation‚ and creditors may look only to the assets of the corporation to

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  • The Corporation

    Business Ethics The Corporation ‘The Corporation’ had a specific aim to portray the problems of not just one corporation‚ but corporations as a whole‚ as is evident from the beginning of the film as a multitude of big business logos flashed across the screen. The film proceeded to highlight the issues surrounding: globalization and consumerism‚ environmental pollution and disregard for the planet‚ unethical marketing‚ and dishonest media. Personally‚ I feel that I’m quite open-minded when it comes

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  • corporations

    The primary advantage of a corporate form of business is that a corporation is a stand-alone entity‚ which means you are not personally liable for the assets and debts of the business. Incorporating protects your personal assets from lawsuits‚ debt collection and other business issues that can arise. The stand-alone entity also separates tax liabilities‚ which is another advantage. This means that the corporation’s taxes are separate from your personal tax liabilities. As a business

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  • Corporations: Corporation and Shareholders Powers Shareholders

    CHAPTER 19 CORPORATIONS 1. – THE NATURE AND CLASSIFICATION OF CORPORATIONS A corporation is a legal entity created and recognized by state law. It can consist of one or two persons identified under a common name. CORPORATE PERSONNEL When an individual purchases a share of stock in a corporation‚ that person becomes a shareholder and owner of the corporation. Shareholder and corporations are liable. THE LIMITED LIABILITY OF SHAREHOLDER One of the key advantages of the corporate forms

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  • Characteristics of a Corporation

    There are many ways a corporation can be classified; however the best way to classify a corporation is by knowing the characteristics that makes a corporation. The unique characteristics of corporations are consist of limited liability of stockholders‚ free transferability of shares‚ perpetual existence‚ and centralized management. In relation to John Marshall who is the chief justice in 1819 defined corporation as an artificial being‚ invisible‚ intangible‚ and existing only in contemplation of

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  • Characteristics of Corporations

    Characteristics of Corporations Corporations represent an important type of organization. Their unique characteristics offer advantages and disadvantages. Advantages of Corporate Characteristics Separate legal entity: A corporation conducts its affairs with the same rights‚ duties‚ and responsibilities of a person. It takes actions through its agents‚ who are its officers and managers. Limited liability of stockholders: Stockholders are liable for neither corporate acts nor corporate debt

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  • Corporation Bylaws

    Corporation by-Laws ARTICLE I Offices 1.1 Registered Office and Registered Agent: The registered office of the corporation shall be the same as listed on the articles of incorporation and at such place as may be fixed from time to time by the Board of Directors upon filing of such notices as may be required by law‚ and the registered agent shall have a business office

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