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 […]

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 […]

Regulation

Regulation in United States Plain-English Law Regulation as defined by Nolo’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (p. 437-455):

A law issued by a state or federal administrative agency for the purpose of implementing and enforcing a statute

Citation Notes State codes of regulation are often […]

Federal Reserve System

Federal Reserve System in the United States Introduction The Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States, administers and formulates the Nation’s credit and monetary policy. The Federal Reserve System (FRS) was established by the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 221), […]

Loans

Loans in the United States Loans and the State Laws Select from the list of U.S. States below for state-specific information on Loans: Loans in the Subject Index of the Alabama Portal Loans in the Subject Index of the Alaska Portal Loans in the Subject Index of the Arizona Portal Loans 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 […]

Greenmail

Greenmail in the United States Greenmail in the International Business Landscape Definition of Greenmail in the context of U.S. international business and public trade policy: The repurchase of stock at a price above the market, used as a means to stop an investor who wants to take over a company.

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 […]

Authority

Authority in the United States Authority Definition Power. In Contracts. The power lawfully delegated to a person by another. Authority coupled with an interest is an authority given to an agent for a valuable consideration, or which forms part of a security. Express authority is that […]

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Overseas Private Investment Corporation in the United States The Overseas Private Investment Corporation promotes economic growth in developing countries and emerging markets by encouraging U.S. private investment in those nations. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Exports

Exports in the United States Executive Order Executive Order in relation with Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses (February 19, 2014): "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to […]

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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Property Rights

Property Rights in the United States Property Rights Theory and Practice in the Supreme Court By Martin Lasden. He was a senior editor at California Lawyer (2006) When the U.S. Supreme Court backed a local authority's right to take people's homes, in 2005, it not only triggered a massive […]

Discrimination

Discrimination in the United States Introduction to Discrimination Concept of Discrimination In relation to immigration and citizenship, Discrimination is defined as: Unfair treatment because of your race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), citizenship or immigration status, […]

Treaties

Treaties in the United States Legal Materials If the U.S. is a party to a treaty, you should be able to get the treaty without too much hassle. (For a discussion of treaties that the U.S. has not signed, see "Foreign Treaties" in this legal Encyclopedia) This section is divided […]

Criminal Law

Criminal Law in the United States Law that deals with formally forbidden conduct. Criminal law both declares what conduct is illegal and sets forth the penalties for violations. The purpose of criminal law is the prevention of harm to the community and the protection of public safety. […]

International Trade Commission

United States International Trade Commission The United States International Trade Commission furnishes studies, reports, and recommendations involving international trade and tariffs to the President, the U.S. Trade Representative, and congressional committees. The Commission also conducts a […]

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 […]