America’s most recent “Great Recession” brought with it public outcry over the pay of executives who were leading companies that were receiving public assistance, mainly in the form of cash infusions via the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
While the subprime market and the reliance on home value appreciation versus credit risk was ultimately the last straw, they were not the only major problems of the U.S. Economic Crisis.
The two most common types of bankruptcies are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13; here is a clear comparison between the two.
By WILLIAM R. LAWRENCE – While the concept of for-profit universities can be traced as far back as ancient Greece, the industry’s popularity has come under heightened scrutiny due to breakneck expansion during a time of significant economic downturn.
By IAN E. SCOTT – When faced the challenge of deciding whether to open one’s own law firm, the question often comes up of which business entity to select.
By MARIE V VELAZQUEZ – According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 44% of businesses survive the first 4 years in business. Starting a business is no longer considered uncommon. However, some individuals may not be familiar with the different business entities and which entity would suit their business the best. If not given proper guidance, start up businesses could fail because of improper planning. This paper covers the different tax and legal benefits of each business entity, which is vital knowledge for all entrepreneurs and business law students alike
By DIANE E HARPER, PH.D. – On over twenty occasions between 2008 and 2010, customs authorities in the Netherlands have detained consignments of Indian-manufactured generic medicines that were in transit to developing countries. Each time the containers reached Dutch ports, the medicines were apprehended based on claims that the goods were counterfeit. Many have accused the European Union (“EU”) of impeding legitimate trade in affordable medicines and putting patients in low-income countries at risk.