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The gains and losses of Gallipoli

- Assess the gains and losses of Gallipoli Gallipoli gave Australia its' identity as nation and built what our nation is today. Gallipoli was one major fundamental factor in our culture. When you look back into the history of Australia at war you’ll hear Anzacs and diggers a lot. These names all came from one war and in fact one battle. Anzac stands for the Australian New Zealand army corps. The term diggers comes from soldiers continually digging trenches, holes and bunkers to sleep in and take cover during an artillery duel....   [tags: Australia History, Culture]

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Operating Losses And Expenses Of Businesses

- • operating losses & expenses of businesses we acquired or in which we invested; • potential impairment of tangible/intangible assets & goodwill, resulting from acquisitions; • potential impairment of customers, company relationships we acquired or in which we invested or our own customers as a result of any integration of operations; • difficulty of incorporating acquired technology, rights and unanticipated expenses • difficulty of integrating a new company’s acc., F/A reporting, management, information security, HR, & other Admin....   [tags: Porter generic strategies, Strategic management]

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Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

- From a young age most people have gone through many relationships with other people who were not their family. Thus, we often acknowledge these relationships as friendships. But the word friend is too broad, so people categorize their friends to several types. In her book “Necessary Losses: The Lovers, Illusions, Dependencies and Impossible Expectations That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Grow”, Judith Viorst divided friendships to six types. Those are convenience friends, special Interest friends, historical friends, crossroad friends, cross-generation friends and close friends....   [tags: Relationships]

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Gains and Losses of Modernity

- Weighing the gains and losses of modernity proves to be a debate where no wrong or right answer can be intimated. Numerous aspects of the ancient ideal have weeded themselves into the modern era, especially when individuals question political participation or lack thereof. The modern perspective however, has developed into a more efficient way of promoting democracy and commerce. Our mock debate proved to highlight the complexities in identifying which ideal works best, however the moderns appeared to hold the superior argument....   [tags: Modern Perspective, Democracy, Commerce]

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The Lost Battalion and Acceptable Losses in War

- BANG, BOOM, BLAM,TAT-A-TAT, TAT. My ears are assaulted with noise, my eyes witness squirting blood a soldier is shot. I observe soldiers blown away by bombs. I see blood that saturates an infantry man. I view maimed men and observe limbs with fragmented bone. I witness militia dead on the ground. I listen to screams, grunts and gurgling blood in a man's windpipe. WHOOSH, flame throwers make a path with flames blazing burning men instantaneously. My eyes reveal the emotion that rips through my heart, tears drip down my cheek....   [tags: Battlefield, Death, Soldiers]

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Lamenting Life's Losses

- Lamenting Life's Losses A teen's first years entering adulthood shape how he or she will view life, death, and all of the complexities tangled within these two topics. Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' exemplifies this statement and also shows the drastic changes that can occur in a person's mindset when faced with tragedy. As the monumental events currently transgressing Hamlet's moral conscious drive him to murder Polonius, a distinctive, permanent change unfolds in Hamlet's temperament in regards to his motive for seeking vengeance, fear of eternal damnation if he murders his uncle, and the way he treats those around him....   [tags: Shakespeare's Hamlet]

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What Are The Losses And Gains Of The Civilized Life?

- 1. What are the losses and gains of the civilized life (think about Enkidu). The losses and gains of this civilized life can be shown in both Enkidu and Gilgamesh’s experiences. Enkidu first loses his own innocence. Shamhat sexual actions towards him take the purity that he once had and soils it. He also loses his own connection with nature and the wildlife. After the interaction with Shamhat Enkidu is shunned by forest creatures and he is not accept back into their group (Jackson Pg. 9). Enkidu losses are small to what he gains....   [tags: Death, Afterlife, Epic of Gilgamesh, Cedar Forest]

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Caluclating Major and Minor Head Losses

- INTRODUCTION The project was about calculating the major and minor head losses. In the first experiment, it investigate the minor head loss through pipes of different diameter and roughness, also through elbows. The experiment was about obtaining two different pressures at point 1 and 2 so we can obtain the difference in pressure so we can calculate the friction that is also present in Darcie's equation of head loss. However, in the second experiment, the purpose was to calculate the major losses from both laminar and turbulent flow....   [tags: pipes, valves, friction]

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Financial Instruments Measure Gains and Losses

- According to IAS 32 Financial Instrument is a contract that gives rise to a financial asset of one entity and a financial liability or equity instrument of another entity. The global financial crisis has brought significant focus on the accounting model for financial instruments, both in the United States and around the world. The significant rise in the volumes of asset securitizations and derivative financial instrument transactions has served to bring attention to particular features of accounting standards....   [tags: hedge, accounting, ias]

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Cratique on Losses

- Cratique on Losses The Poem “Losses” written by: Randall Jarrell, who was a poet, literary critic, and teacher, from New Orleans, served in the United States Air Force during World War Two. This helped Randall Receive most of his ideas and material for poems like this one. “It was not dying: everybody died. It was not dying: we had hied before In the routine crashes-and our fields Called up the papers, wrote home to our folks, And the rates rose, all because of us.” When people died in war it didn’t impact the majority of the people in the United States, they would just contact the papers or whoever sent the letters to there family and went on fighting the war....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Gains and Losses of the Battle of the Somme

- The Gains and Losses of the Battle of the Somme Here, on behalf of the British Government, December 4th, 1916, I am obliged to investigate the gains and losses of the Battle of the Somme. The government has asked me to investigate and find out about this battle to know their faults and report back to them. In this case, they won't loose any battles in the future. The attack was launched upon a 30 kilometre front from north of the Somme river between Arras and Albert and was between July 1st and November 18th, when it was called off....   [tags: Papers]

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The Gains and Losses of Educating Rita

- The Gains and Losses of Educating Rita The purpose of my essay is to explain, in considerable detail, the gains and loses of Educating Rita for it being a two-handed play. The play, ‘Educating Rita’, written by Willy Russell is very entertaining, although there are only two characters, hence the reason it is a two-handed play. The grounds on which I found it entertaining is based upon the basic plot outline which consists of Rita, a working-class Liverpool girl, with a hunger for education and Frank, her lecturer, attempts to do just that, but, their relationship changes, they become close....   [tags: Educating Rita Willy Russell Plays Essays]

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Gains and Losses in Educating Rita

- Gains and Losses in Educating Rita The question of what Rita gains in Educating Rita is quite easy to answer. What she loses is less obvious. Her intention is to gain a college education and she largely succeeds in this. On the way you could say she loses her job and her husband, but it is worth asking whether these are really losses to the person Rita, or rather Susan, becomes. The play follows just over a year in Rita's life and shows her gradual progress in an English Literature course....   [tags: Educating Rita Essays]

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Students With Hearing Losses By Alice Ann Darrow

- With around 70,000 special education students with hearing losses in the US it is no wonder that teaching these students the art of music has become an important opportunity within their education (U.S. Department of Education). According to Darrow and Heller (1985) as well as Solomon (1980) the history of education for students with hearing loss extends over a hundred and fifty years. These students have every right to music education classes and music instructors need to understand their unique learning differences and similarities to those of the average typical (mainstreamed) student to ensure these students have a successful and comprehensive learning experience....   [tags: Education, Learning, Educational psychology]

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Kodak Is Faced With Competitive Pressures And Market Share Losses

- The case is set out in a period where leading film product producing company, Kodak is faced with competitive pressures and market share losses. According to the case, between January 17 and January 24 1994, Kodak has lost 8% of its value, due to rumors of a price cut. Kodak’s market share over a 5-year period has also fallen from 76% to 70%. Although it was still the leading firm in the film production industry, it had rising competitive pressures from players such as Fuji co, Konica and other brands, which had products that were priced much lower than Kodak’s flagship brand Gold plus....   [tags: Marketing, Brand, Trademark, 1984 Summer Olympics]

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The Case Toward Recovering Some Monetary Losses From The San Diego

- Thank you for reaching out to me this past week. After our meeting, I looked into the law regarding damages and I believe we have a case towards recovering some monetary losses from the San Diego Swap Meet due to the fact that they will no longer provide you with a table for the meet next week. In this letter, after I restate the facts of your case, I will go over an explanation of the law, as to how it monetary losses can be recovered from your agreement with the SDSM. I believe that we can make a viable legal claim that the SDSM was in breach of contract when they told you that you no longer have a table at the meet....   [tags: Contract, Breach of contract, Gun, Damages]

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The Principle Of State Liability On Damages For Losses Caused By The State 's Failure

- Francovich case was the first who introduced the principle of state liability in damages for losses caused by the state’s failure to actualize a directive. The directive must present rights to individuals that can distinguished in its procurements and there must be an easygoing connection between the breach of the state’s commitment and the damage endured by the injured parties. Actually, the principle of state liability permits an individual to recover compensation from a Member State where he incurred loss as a consequence of the failure of that Member state to satisfy its commitments under the EU law....   [tags: European Union, European Union law]

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The Columbian Exchange : How Did The Old And New Worlds Experience Gains And Losses?

- 3 - Describe and explain the meaning of the Columbian exchange. How did both the Old and New Worlds experience gains and losses because of the exchange. Which world benefited the most. Why. In what ways does the exchange continue today. The Columbian exchange is a transatlantic trade of goods, people, and ideas connecting the Old World to the New World (Roark). The Columbian exchanged is an invisible bridge that would connect both worlds, but often time benefitting the Old World during its first stage of the exchange....   [tags: American Revolutionary War]

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Compensation For The Losses That Burger Ranch 's Restaurant Sustained As A Result Of The Fire

- Legal Analysis1 Conclusion Mr. Washington demands compensation for the losses that Burger Ranch’s restaurant sustained as a result of the fire. He faxed a copy to Erica Marcus of the construction bid Burger’s restaurant accepted to reconstruct the premises, which came out to $464,900. In addition to the reconstruction costs, he also demands compensation for the potential profits the restaurant could have generated during the downtime. Conclusion in Terms of Law An acceptance is “a final and ineligible expression of assent to the terms of an offer”....   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Offer and acceptance]

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks

- “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales” Losses, Excesses, Transports, and The World of the Simple are all four topics in the book “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales,” by Oliver Sacks. You might not understand what those mean or discuss until you realize who Oliver Sacks is. Oliver Sacks is a Neurologist who has had the chance to take upon these twenty-four case studies and share them in a book. The book is more focused on neurological functions, different forms of the mind, and hallucinations/visions....   [tags: losses, excesses, transports]

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Socio-Economic Impact of the Nagorno- Karabakh Conflict

- V. SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE NAGORNO-KARABAKH CONFLICT Azerbaijan – incurred damages and unseized opportunities After the restoration of its independence in 1991, the Republic of Azerbaijan experienced a drastic decline in its economic output. The GDP decreased annually 13-20% and in 1994, according to the related data from the International Monetary Fund, GDP with the official exchange rate reached 2.258 billion USD that indicated the fact that the national economy was significantly weakened....   [tags: war, losses, recovery]

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Treaty of Versailles and Its Impact on Germany

- World War One was a war of bloodshed and suffering that left Europe devastated after the war (History Learning Site, 2000). Woodrow Wilson, stated that The Great War was the war to end all wars (Sturgeon A., 2009). At the end of World War One, Woodrow Wilson came up with the Fourteen Points which was a peace plan to prevent all future wars (Sturgeon A., 2009). Unfortunately, not all of its recommendations were part of the final agreement known as the Treaty of Versailles (Bolotta A., Hawkes C., Jarman F., Keistad M., Watt J., 2000)....   [tags: points, reparations, losses, treaty]

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Logistics in Supplying War by Martin van Creveld

- While growing up I have always been an avid fan of the film and television industry. What makes this industry so great is their ability to take a plot whether it is fact or fiction and compress it into either a two-hour movie or a 45-minute television episode. But the problem with a two-hour movie or a 45-minute episode is that a lot of details are left out. This leaves the director and the producer with the job of deciding which details are more important and will capture the audience’s attention for the long run....   [tags: military, food, losses]

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We Must Increase the Minimum Wage

- My essay is about the minimum wage in America and how people every day suffer to get day by day with the minimum wage they get paid. Even if they have two minimum wage jobs they still can’t support their family. I also talk about why they should raise the minimum wage to at least ten dollars and I will compare the minimum wage between Michigan and other states. The history of minimum wage for 1938 to the 2013 and how it have changed dramatically throughout the years. Many people with minimum wage jobs are usually on food stamps which helps them with some of the stress of getting paid minimum wage....   [tags: USA, Employment Losses]

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One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

- Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art” is a retrospective contemplation on how it should be easy to deal with losses. The poem is structured as a villanelle and, as such, has a refrain. The refrain does not change structurally but, it’s meaning changes as the poem progresses. Bishop achieved this mainly through the evolution of imagery in the villanelle which moves from superficial objects to references of places and people that are deeply personal to the speaker. The speaker’s break in her confident façade in the final stanza also contributes to the change in the refrain’s meaning as it reveals how the speaker is not so unaffected by losses....   [tags: refrain, poem,losses]

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Wildlife Services Predator Control

- The sole purpose of Wildlife Services predator control is to prevent commercial livestock losses from predation by wolves, coyotes, mountain lions, and other wild carnivores (NRDC, 2011). They work with state and local governments and use a combination of lethal control methods like trapping, poisoning, and gunning. There are many different types of trapping, poisoning, and gunning. There are four main apparatuses used for trapping. Leghold traps are designed to catch the animal by the toes, foot, or leg, with a tightly gripping metal trap....   [tags: Commercial Livestock Losses, Predation]

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Power Balancing Strategy Stalled Near The Load Side, Reducing Line Losses And Large

- Abstract—This paper proposes a power balancing strategy stalled near the load side, reducing line losses and large for dispatchable and/or non-dispatchable sources in an islanded investment to build a transmission and distributed network. microgrids. This control method enables energy storage system Majority of distributed generators, encompasses wind power, that employs an constant voltage bandwidth in a dc busbar voltage to maintain voltage steady stage position for a short solar power, fuel cell, small scale gas turbine and so on, period disturbance in a network....   [tags: Wind power, Renewable energy, Battery]

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The Foreclosure Outbreak

- Introduction Foreclosure has become an outbreak affecting an entire nation. Realtytrac just reported in the month of April 2011 that one in every 593 housing units received a foreclosure filing. (N1) That statistic is for just one month. Some states such as Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Nevada continue to be plagued with an influx of homes falling victim to foreclosure or some other form of default. Each home that is a casualty to a foreclosure, short sale or even bankruptcy is secured as collateral for the lender holding the promissory note....   [tags: Financial Losses, Properties]

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Biodiversity Offsetting Schemes

- Introduction: Modern society faces the challenge of developing its infrastructure and economy whilst improving the quality of the environment and biodiversity. The United Kingdom government’s Departments for Agricultural and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has suggested that these contending aspirations can potentially both be accomplished through a planning strategy known as Biodiversity Offsetting. Biodiversity offsetting is a planning strategy that aims to compensate for losses of biodiversity in a given area by protecting an area elsewhere and generating gains that are ecologically equivalent to the loss in the area being developed (Maron et al....   [tags: losses of biodiversity, environmental damage]

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Financial Losses Due to Fraud

- In 2013, over $21 billion was lost to fraud nationwide, it is considered the fastest growing crime and is perpetrated in nearly every country in the world. Fraud can come in many different forms, from identity theft to the thousands of different scamming tactics used. In its essence, fraud simply refers to deceiving or cheating someone in order to make money or get personal gain. Last year 11,571,900 people became victims of fraud. Fraud is by far the most devastating and expensive crime in the world, and it continues to surge on in full force....   [tags: fastest growing crime]

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Taking a Look at Modern Financial Crises

- Today, the financial crisis that we are experiencing has already become a major cliché. A number of stories about job losses, bank bailouts, as well as company closures that have been major news years ago are now common in both developed and developing countries. No country is immune of the financial crisis. Financial crisis can b described as the situation when some financial assets or institutions abruptly lose a major part of their value. By now, the massive damage of 2007-2009 global financial crises has received a massive attention across the world....   [tags: company closures, bank bailouts, job losses]

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Sun National Bank's Fraud Cases

- Accounting- fraud case Introduction This paper gives comprehensive and credible information about the impact of fraud and abuse of office cases that occur in various settings. It seeks to equip various stakeholders in the financial sector with reliable information on key issues that appertains to the causes of fraudulent cases, effects, and mitigation modalities. The focus is placed on fraudulent cases since it is a vice that currently ails most institutions thereby impeding their growth in terms of financial capacity, structural set up and market share....   [tags: losses. finances, identity]

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Young Goodman Brown Looses Faith in The Woods

- Young Goodman Brown Looses Faith in The Woods   In the story "Young Goodman Brown," written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the author introduces evil images to tempt and delude Young Goodman Brown as he made his way through the woods. Goodman Brown, by the end of his journey, understands there is an evil side to human nature and believes that man is doomed by "original sin."   The main character, Goodman Brown is introduced as a well-mannered man who is happily married to Faith. Initially, the language such as "sunset" and "pink ribbons" symbolizes light and a positive environment in Salem Village, where the story takes place....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown YGB]

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A Speech on One of These Days by Pink Floyd

- I really don’t like to give speeches, especially in front of all my friends, but I knew that once I walked into my 2nd period advanced English class, I would have to. I knew that what was about to come after I was finished reading it, was not going to be pretty. I could imagine that what I was about to read would stick with me for the rest of my high school career at Nelsonville-York high school with all of my friends teasing me about it, and my teacher, Mrs. Maria , teaching all of her future freshman classes of what not to write about....   [tags: english class, lossen up]

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The Relationship of Drug Abuse and Depression

- What is the relationship between drug abuse and depression. It has become a very common practice in cultures the use of drugs, especially alcohol, for various purposes, from celebrations to sorrows. Drug use, have an effect on those who consume, they tend to feel relief during consumption. However, the abuse of these substances can have negative long-term effects for human health, including a strong addiction that ends in severe cases of depression related disorders. Most of the times people see alcohol as a tool that makes them feel more friendly, they even make use of this drug to loosen or open up in social situations in order to forget their inner issues....   [tags: social situations, lossen or open up]

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Natural and Man Made Disasters

- Both natural and man-made disasters are considered as events that can cause a large amount of losses and correlated with a small probability. It is rational for the population to have insurance against such events because most people are risk adverse: a risk adverse person means that the person will not prefer risk and will try to minimalize it. However, there is only a proportion of the population taking insurance against such events , without having insurance against such risk of losses banks were finding it a problem to issue loans and mortgages because they are exposed to the risk....   [tags: insurance, risks, loses]

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Tiger Airways Singapore

- Introduction Tiger Airways is an airline company established in Singapore in the year 2004. It is a budget carrier which means the services provided by this airline is affordable and satisfying. This company incorporates three airlines, which are Tiger Airways Singapore, Tiger Airways Australia and Tiger Airways Mandala. Tiger Airways travels to over 50 different places at 14 different countries in the Asia Pacific. Furthermore, Tiger Airways owns a fleet of aircrafts with the age of less than three years....   [tags: airline companies, low cost, award]

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Causes And Consequences Of Natural Disasters

- Abstract: Natural disasters can be traumatic and often heart-breaking for many individuals and there is no way to predict when and where these tragedies will strike. Towns, personal property, and even lives can be lost due to Mother Nature’s wrath. Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, blizzards, floods, wildfires and draughts are just a few of the natural occurrences that create both individual suffering but economic hardship. Businesses suffer, unemployment rates rise, crops are destroyed, trade is reduced, and fewer taxes paid all due to an unplanned natural catastrophe....   [tags: Unemployment, Economics, Economy, United States]

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College Park : Maryland Beekeepers

- COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland beekeepers faced one of the highest percentages of honeybee losses in the country last year and winter can be a nervous time for beekeepers in the state, according to the Maryland Department of Agriculture. The results of a survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership show that Maryland ranked fifth among states with the highest percentages of annual colony losses of 60.9 percent. Oklahoma reported the highest total annual loss of 63.4 percent and Hawaii the lowest loss of 13.9 percent....   [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Bee, Insect]

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End-Winding Analysis in order to minimize the Circulating Current in a Large Synchronous Generator

- Abstract- This paper deals with the circulating current distribution calculation and its resultant ohmic losses in a large synchronous generator. Circulating currents are produced by the induced voltage differences between parallel strands in a bar that cause high ohmic losses in high power synchronous generators. In this paper, three different cases are assumed for the armature end winding structure, and a 3-D finite element model is adopted to calculate the effectiveness and resultant losses of these cases....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The Case Of South Australia Asset Management Co V York Montague Ltd

- English Law relating to remoteness of damages in contracts is much clearer today than it was a century back, when the Hadley tests was nothing but words twisted around. A definite shift in the approached by house of lords which is more subjective in terms of intention of parties has been noticed.It could be suggested that the ‘agreement-based’ approach to remoteness could possibly be extended to areas of non-pecuniary losses or losses caused by distress, and to certain areas of Law of Torts. Although its not the time for aggressive reformative action in area of remoteness as seen in the judgement of Achilleas but the ratio of case has to be used by the future judges in the cases to come....   [tags: Contract, Tort, Breach of contract, Common law]

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Memo Regarding Florabama Energy Venture Between Meyer Inc and Saban Company

- MEMORANDUM Date: March 17, 2013 To: CFO From: Subject: Florabama Variable Interest Analysis The purpose of this memo is to analyze the Florabama energy venture that Meyer Inc. initiated with Saban Company in February 2011. Meyer Inc. owns 60 percent of Florabama, and Saban Co. owns the remaining 40 percent. The profits are shared according to ownership percentage. The arrangement allows Saban Co. to purchase up to 20 percent of the power produced by Florabama at cost plus. Due to the business nature and level of equity investment at risk, Florabama has been deemed a Variable Interest Entity (VIE) for financial reporting purposes....   [tags: Interest, Holders, Beneficiary]

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The World Needs International Accounting Standards

- Financial reporting has a responsibility to communicate the economic condition and functioning of an enterprise. This has to be accurate, reliable and comply by the accounting standards. Effective financial reporting is essential in maintaining confidence in an economy and encouraging investors to invest. Towards the end of 2008, the financial sector across the world was becoming increasingly unstable. Lehman Brothers had been declared bankrupt, Various allegations towards accounting standards have been made in relation to the financial crisis....   [tags: Accounting, Finance]

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Description of Rotary compressors

- Rotary compressors have shown to have a good mechanical performance with quieter and smoother operation, thus are widely used in many applications. However, the critical factors affecting the overall efficiency of the compressors are mainly the mechanical losses. Friction losses in rotary compressors do not only reduce the mechanical efficiency, but also reduce the reliability and life-span of the compressor, (Teh and Ooi, 2009c). In most of the rotary compressors, sliding components usually possess high relative velocities hence high friction which limits their mechanical performance....   [tags: refrigeration, scroll compressor, rolling piston]

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How My Loss Changed The Person I Am Today

- As I view my loss line diagram, I can see that I have faced many challenges throughout my life. These losses I experienced made me realize that I had no control over them. My childhood losses taught me that I can control how I react to them. I have carried this lesson with me on my journey into adulthood. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how my loss line has impacted the person I am today, how the losses still affects my life, and how my experience will affect my work with grief clients....   [tags: Emotion, Accept, Psychology, Kübler-Ross model]

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Facts About Mark Weil 's Life

- Facts Mark Weil, our client, has been a professional gambler since an undetermined period of time until today. Mr. Weil chose this profession not just because he enjoys to gambling, but also because he believes his gambling winning are tax-exempt. During an undetermined amount of time, Mr. Weil has omitted the income corresponding to his gambling winnings from the gross income on his tax returns. Issue and Conclusion 1 Is Mr. Weil supposed to include his gambling winnings in his gross income. Yes, Mr....   [tags: Taxation in the United States, Tax, Income tax]

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Financial Contacting with Optimistic Entrepreneurs

- Mr. Smith has decided to become a venture capitalist but he is worried about capital losses and lower rate of return. Consequently, he needs important information regarding financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs. The need for significant information about financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs is fueled by the existence of seemingly little empirical work that compares the attributes of real world financial contracts. In the process of providing Mr. Smith with some important information that would help him as a venture capitalist, it is important to focus on the major areas of financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs....   [tags: internal looting of companies]

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The Value Of Risk Management

- Whether it is investing, driving or just walking down the street, everyone exposes himself or herself to risk. Risk is present when future events occur with measurable probability whereas uncertainty exists when the likelihood of future events is indefinite. Expected loss and variability around the expected loss are two common terms that we normally use to describe risk. Although there are consequences associated with it, a rational person will only take the risk if the benefits exceed the cost....   [tags: Risk, Insurance, Risk management, Operational risk]

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Recommendations for Filing Taxes

- ... The net short-term capital gain is not qualified for a special tax rate, because it is taxed at the rate as ordinary income. The net long-term capital gain is qualified for a special tax rate. When you have more long-term gains than short-term loss there will be capital gain. On your tax return each year you are only allowed $3,000 in capital loss. If you have any amount over the limit it will have to be filed on the next year tax return until it is all claimed. Spouse A and Spouse B have a loss of $5,000 because of the day trading, so they can claim $3,000 on this year tax return and claim the last $2,000 on the next year tax return....   [tags: status, taxable, income ]

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An Integrated Suite Of Components Models For Electrical Aircraft Drives And Distribution Systems

- With the increasing using of air traffic, price in energy prices and the concerns of global warming problem, there is a necessity in developing electrical machines that operate as efficiently as possible [1][2]. Due to this issue, a reliable and accurate method of electrical system losses evaluation is required. However, Owing to high efficiency of electrical machinery, the most commonly used and easily implemented input – output method [3][4] can lead to unacceptably inaccurate results when losses in loaded conditions are studied....   [tags: Electrical generator, Electricity]

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Walgreens Over Time Has Evolved Into Become America 's Premier Pharmacy

- Walgreens over time has evolved into become America’s premier pharmacy. With a total of 8,309 stores nationwide Walgreens has lived up to its adopted slogan “At the Corner of Happy & Healthy.” In this summary I will focus on the risk of potential losses that Walgreens faces. In addition of identifying potential losses I will also introduce the frequency and severity of the potential losses. Through a trough evaluation and risk management process Walgreens will be able to meet customers demands while preventing/avoiding potential losses....   [tags: Risk, Risk management, Management]

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Loss In "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop

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