Anti-Trust Laws Essays

  • Microsoft is Not Guilty of Anti-Trust Laws

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    Microsoft is Not Guilty of Anti-Trust Laws Isn't it sad when an act of injustice is done? I personally have never witnessed any innocent people being shot or being arrested right in the middle of a public place but I do know of one injustice that has been done. Ladies and gentlemen Bill Gates and Microsoft are being wrongfully accused of violating Anti-Trust laws. Through my examples I will prove to you that Mr. Gates has conducted nothing but good business and has done nothing wrong. Also

  • The Gilded Age

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    gaining a monopoly in their respective markets, these “Robber Barons” amassed wealth and notoriety, making names for themselves that remain recognizable even today like Carnegie, Vanderbilt and Rockefeller. In 1890, the Sherman Anti-Trust Act was passed to combat these large trust-based monopolies as the power of the large corporations invited abuses of government and individuals (America’s Library). Unionization Labor unions were also a response to the power of t... ... middle of paper ... .

  • The Ethics of Microsoft’s Product Pricing Structure

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    written specifically to for them. On the other hand, there are many who dislike Microsoft, claiming that their policies lead to an uncompetitive market and that their practices are unethical. In recent years many court cases, including a major anti-trust suit have been brought against Microsoft. This paper aims to focus on the issue of Microsoft’s product pricing structure and to discuss the issues that have arisen because of it. There are two different yet similar ethical issues surrounding

  • Analysis of Cooper Industries

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    increase the size and the scope of the company. Most of the acquired companies made it possible for Cooper to be independent of the outside environment and giving full control of the manufacturing process concerning their business while avoiding anti-trust allegations. Cooper basically purchased every company that is vital to its energy industry and all the side industries that effect it. From tools to fuses to cables to the drilling equipment was manufactured and distributed by the corporation's

  • Federal Reserve, RMS Titanic And Clayton Anti-Trust Law

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    U.S history before WWI This paper will address the importance of the Federal Reserve, RMS Titanic and the Clayton Anti-Trust Law and how they all impacted the United States entrance into World War I. According to “The Federal Reserve is about the Central Bank of the United States it was created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible and more stable monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve was created in 1913 with the enactment of the

  • Reflective Reflection On Law Of Property

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    majority of my studies in year one revolved around the common law, this last year my legal education has focused upon the prevalence of the courts of equity in relation to the law of obligations and the law of property. Most notably, I have explored the far-reaching application of equitable redress. Additionally, another topic, which was touched upon last year, has been a core element of my work in relation to the interaction between the law and commerce - fiduciary duty. I have actively considered the

  • A Gift as the Tansfer of Legal Property

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    completely constituted trust implies that the trust property is conferred to the trustees and the trust is binding on the donor who cannot revoke the trust. When the trust property is not properly vested the trust is considered incompletely constituted and it is void as equity will not force the donor to complete the trust. The principles of constitution of trusts are derived from the case of Milroy v Lord (1862 where turner L.J. stated that the complete constitution of a trust requires the actual

  • Equity and Trust in UK

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    will. Secret trust evolved as a response act to the Wills Act 1837 and was originally created to prevent fraud. As the House of Lords held that equity will not allow a statute to be used as an instrument of fraud by the secret trustee . It is a concealed arrangement made between a testator and the trustee and is made to come into force after death. A justification for ST is the ‘dehors the will’ theory which means the trusts arise outside of the will - a inter vivos trust. Its purpose is to

  • Proprietary Estoppel Case Study

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    Land Law Coursework It has been generally acknowledged that the doctrine of proprietary estoppel has much in common with common intention constructive trusts, i.e. those that concern the acquisition of an equitable interest in another person’s land. In effect, the general aim is the recognition of real property rights informally created. The similarity between the two doctrines become clear in a variety of cases where the court rely on either of the two doctrines. To show the distinction between

  • Byrnes V Kendle Case Study

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    Question 1: The form of intention required for the creation of an express trust was scrutinized in Byrnes v Kendle (2011) 243 CLR 253. The judgements by French CJ, Gummow and Hayne JJ and Heydon and Crennan JJ, provide insight into the current legal standpoint on the relevant form of intention. Justices Heydon and Crennan found that the intention should be determined by “the words used, not a subjective intention which may have existed but which cannot be extracted from those words.” They went on

  • Knight Trust Essay

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    In Knight v knight, Lord Langdale has mentioned that in order to establish a valid trust, all the three certainties are required, namely, certainty of intention, subject-matter and objects . It can be argued that the essence of a trust is to impose a binding obligation on the trustees . According to the case facts, it can be said that Adela has directed her executor and trustee, Russell Rance to hold 500 of her shares in Rainbow Limited for her nephew, Denzel, in the full conviction that he will

  • Implied Trust Essay

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    To assess the development of the law relating to implied trusts and the family home I shall examine the elements found in the question’s Hudson quote in relation to the key cases that have tried to move the law towards a greater sense of ‘fairness’ and to avoid unconscionability. When a person holds both the legal and equitable interest in a piece of land they are the legal owner. When a trust is created the legal ownership is transferred from the owner (or settlor) to a trustee, with accompanying

  • Northwestern Mutual Case Study

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    The objective of paying our employees is to increase employee satisfaction and loyalty. Northwestern sends too much on recruiting and education to see a majority of its employee leave before they are able to have a full career as a financial advisor. By paying their employees northwestern is able increase employee productivity, increase the employee’s lifespan at the company, which will increase the number of clients northwestern will have as well. Sales reps salary in the first year is 70,000 and

  • Northwestern Mutual Case Study

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    Northwestern spends too much on recruiting and education to see a majority of its employee leave before they are able to have a full career as a financial advisor. By paying their employees northwestern is able increase employee productivity, increase the employee’s lifespan at the company, which will increase the number of clients northwestern will have as well. Sales reps salary in the first year is 70,000 and commission is capped until, they exceed the sales revenue in $70,000. Anything over $70

  • Trust In Estate Planning

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    Use of Trusts in Estate Planning Estate Planning- Mitzi Lauderdale Throughout history, trusts have been a beneficial and sometimes critical part of estate planning. Trusts have many different uses, and can be valuable to individuals looking to preserve, secure, or manage assets and property through a separate title. Trusts have many different uses throughout the estate planning and the financial planning industry. There are all sorts of tax advantages and loopholes that trusts can take

  • Secret Trust Essay

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    What is the best rationale or explanation for the recognition and enforcement of secret trusts? Discuss. The doctrine of secret trusts (STs) have long been upheld by the courts, however, the basis for doing so is unclear and has been a strong area of contention by academics. The two principal suggestions are that they arise to prevent fraud on the part of the trustee – ‘the Fraud Theory’ and that they arise/operate outside the Will so as not to invoke the testamentary formality rules under the Wills

  • Estate Planning: Creating A Power Of Attorney

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    First, if you die without a will, your estate is distributed under state “intestate succession laws.” While intestate succession laws generally

  • How Does It Adequate To Create A Trust?

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    statement “it is well settled that a trust can be created without using the word ‘trust’ or confidence’ the like: the question is whether in substance a sufficient intention to create a trust has been manifested.” In order to thoroughly discuss the topic, this essay will consider the creation of a trust and the approach to establishing the certainty of intention. The essay will also argue whether it is possible to create a trust without using the words trust and confidence. In any case, it could

  • Criminal Breach Of Trust: Section 405 Of The Penal Code

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    Criminal breach of trust has been in defined previously with the related provision which is section 405 of the Penal Code. In determining whether a person is liable to the offence of criminal breach of trust, there are several elements that must be satisfied first. The first elements are there must be some entrustment or dominion of property to the accused. Then, the accused also must dishonestly misappropriate or convert the property to his own use, or dispose of the property or wilfully suffers

  • flegg

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    Flegg marks a key stage in how the balance is drawn between occupiers and creditors in priority disputes; the seeds of which were originally planted in the Law of Property Act 1925. It posed a serious challenge to the conventional understanding of overreaching and the machinery of conveyancing.Ref ? The importance of social context in Land Law and the reforms which have occurred as a result cannot be ignored or their significance understated. In particular is the impact of the shift in the twentieth