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- An examination of successor liability in the post-bankruptcy context. Coco, Nathan F. // Journal of Corporation Law;Winter97, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p345
Argues that successor liability claims should not be precluded by the Bankruptcy Code. Issues raised by successor liability claims in the post-bankruptcy context; Competing policies underlying the doctrine of successor liability and the Bankruptcy Code; Language and operation of the Bankruptcy...
- Federalism and the Uniform Commercial Code. Kennedy, Frank R. // Business Lawyer;Jul74, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p1225
Focuses on the Annual Survey of Legal Developments prepared by the Committee on the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) for corporations, banking and business law in the United States. Implications of the principal law governing commercial transactions; Relation between UCC and Bankruptcy Act;...
- Preparing for the Next Enron. // Multinational Monitor;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 23 Issue 1/2, p5
Editorial. Ponders on the implications of Enron's bankruptcy filing. Accounting practice of Enron; Information on the contractor responsibility rule of the U.S.; Findings of the General Accounting Office on large companies that violated the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- The Great Enron Disappearing Act. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);3/11/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p3
Presents a lesson plan on the controversial bankruptcy of Enron Corp. in the U.S. List of discussion questions; Application of critical thinking skills; Details on corporate laws.
- Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Cammaker, Joshua R.; Vlahakis, Patricia A.; Wintner, Jeffrey M. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2002 Q3, p1
The article provides information on the provisions of the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The act aims to promote corporate responsibility, improve public disclosure and create a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. The act requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt rules...
- Maintenance of a hazard-free workplace. Hood, Michale A. // Orange County Business Journal;3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, pA-7
Identifies various legal requirements and suggestions for compliance to the Corporate Criminal Responsibility Act in the United States. Prevention of illness and injury and disclosure of hazardous conditions; Methods and procedures for timely correction of unsafe or unhealthy conditions. ...
- The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Boyle, Edwrad J.; Knopf, Fred N. // CPA Journal;Apr96, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p44
Presents an overview of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Summary of the reform act; History of the legislation; Specific provisions.
- The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Impact on accountants. Goldwasser, Dan L. // CPA Journal;Jan1997, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p72
Reports on the impact on accountants of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Discouragement of abusive securities litigation; Difficulty for accounting firms to be held liable in securities law cases; Implementation of aggressive document destruction policies.
- Audits and illegality under the Litigation Reform Act. Pitt, Harvey L.; Hardison, David B. // Corporate Board;May/Jun96, Vol. 17 Issue 98, p15
Discusses some of the provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in the United States. Reduction in the accounting litigation costs; Steps to be taken for the satisfaction of the law's requirements; Audit standards under Section 10A; Violations of the law and breaches...