Federal Trade Commission

Federal Trade Commission in the United States See: Federal Trade Commission 2 Origins This American Commission was created by Act of the U.S. Congress, approved Sept. 26 1914, for the prevention of unfair methods of competition in commerce. It is composed of five […]

Organization

Organization in the United States H-form Design in the International Business Landscape Definition of H-form Design in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: Form of organization design in which products are unrelated to each other. M-form Design in the […]

Production

Production in the United States United States Constitution According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, about its article titled 407 PRODUCTIONUntil the transformation of the constitutional law of economic regulation, beginning in 1937, production described economic activities […]

Training

Training in the United States Introduction to Education And Training (State statute topic) The purpose of Training is to provide a broad appreciation of the Training legal topic. Select from the list of U.S. legal topics for information (other than Training). Finding the law: Training in the […]

Corporation

Corporation in United States Corporation Definition (Lat. corpus, a body). A franchise possessed by one or more individuals, who subsist as a body politic under a special denomination, and are vested, by the policy of the law, with the capacity of perpetual succession, and of acting in […]

Labor

Labor in United States Labor Definition

Continued operation; work; manual work. The act' of doing what requires a painful exertion of strength; pains; toil; work to be done; work done; performance; exercise; motion with some degree of violence; childbirth; travail. 2 Ohio St. 400. […]

Licensing

Licensing in the United States Licensing in the International Business Landscape Definition of Licensing in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: Occurs when a firm (the licensor) licenses the right to produce its product, use its production processes, or use […]

North American Free Trade Agreement

North American Free Trade Agreement in the United States Introduction to the North American Free Trade Agreement The North American Free Trade Agreement was signed between the Government of the United States of America, the Government of Canada, and the Government of the United Mexican […]

Trade Agreements

Trade Agreements in the United States General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (gatt) in the International Business Landscape Definition of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (gatt) in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: International treaty that committed […]

Arbitration

Arbitration in the United States History The common law and statute law of the United States as to arbitration bear a general resemblance to the law of England. Voluntary submissions All controversies of a civil nature, and any question of personal injury on which a suit for damages will […]

Rights

Rights in the United States Rights and Services in the Criminal Justice System This section covers the topics below related with Rights and Services : Victims Rights and Services Rights (Issuers) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of rights. Then, cross references and […]

Sanctions

Sanctions in the United States Intermediate Sanctions in the Criminal Justice System This section covers the topics below related with Intermediate Sanctions : Courts Sentencing and Sanctions in relation with Intermediate Sanctions Juvenile Justice Corrections Detention Alternatives Sanctions […]

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the United States Introduction to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), independent regulatory agency within the United States Department of Energy (DOE). It became effective October 1, 1977, and assumed many […]

Welfare

Welfare in the United States Note: It is also used as the nickname for the old Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program, later renamed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). Corporate Welfare Corporate Welfare is the financial assistance given by the government to […]

Tort

Tort in the United States Introduction A private or civil injury to a person or property. An injured party may bring suit, but tort actions do not represent a major portion of civil case filings. Rather, such claims are typically resolved prior to the filing of a lawsuit. The potential for […]

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property in United States Intellectual Property Definition Ip in this legal Encyclopedia
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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in the United States Introduction to Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), independent agency of the United States government created in 1933 under a section of the Federal Reserve Act to insure […]

Retention

Retention in United States Retention Definition

In Scotch law. The right which the possessor of a movable has of holding the same until he shall be satisfied for his claim either against such movable or the owner of it; a lien. General retention is the right to withhold or detain the […]

Investment

Investment in the United States Remic in the context of Real Estate Resurces See Also Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit Investment in the International Business Landscape Definition of Investment in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: Expenditure devoted […]

Transportation

Transportation in the United States Transportation Definition (from Lat. trans, over, beyond, porta to carry). In English law. A punishment inflicted by virtue of sundry statutes. It was unknown to the common law. 2 H. Bl. 223. It is a part of the judgment or sentence of the court that the […]

Distribution

Distribution in United States Distribution Definition

In practice. The division by order of the court having authority, among those entitled thereto, of the residue of the personal estate of an intestate, after payment of the debts and charges. 13 111. App. 560. The term sometimes […]

Sherman Act

Sherman Act in the United States Sherman Act in International Trade In this context, a concept of Sherman Act (Christopher Mark, 1993) is the following: Legislation enacted in 1890 making illegal all contracts, combinations, and conspiracies in restraint of trade, as well as monopolies and […]

Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance in United States Plain-English Law Unemployment Insurance as defined by Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (p. 437-455):UI) A program run jointly by federal and state governments that provides money benefits for a specified time after an employee has been laid off or […]

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission in the United States Introduction to Federal Communications Commission Federal Communications Commission (FCC), independent agency of the United States government created in 1934, with jurisdiction over communications in the 50 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and […]

Office of Management and Budget

Office of Management and Budget in the United States Introduction to Office of Management and Budget Office of Management and Budget (OMB), an agency of the executive branch of the United States government, charged with helping the president promote and maintain effective government. The […]

Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy in the United States Bureaucracy Definition A government by departments, each under a chief; a word to describe the system used in an invidious sense. (1) A bureaucracy is a systematic way of organizing a complex and large administrative structure. The bureaucracy is responsible […]