Real, Intellectual, and Personal Property
List two characteristics each of real, intellectual, and personal property. Do owners of real, intellectual, and personal property each have the same rights
under the law? List how each type of property is treated under the law. Explain why it is in the best interest of society to treat these types of property the
same or differently.
Read the article Governance in the Spotlight: What the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Means for You Download Governance in the Spotlight: What the Sarbanes-Oxley
Act Means for You. In this article the author outlines provisions companies are now required to implement. Consider the requirements imposed by SarbanesOxley on corporate boards of directors. Do small businesses and privately held companies have ethical duties? If so, to whom would they owe this duty?
Employees? Customers? Vendors? Should the law impose ethical requirements on small businesses or privately held companies or can the marketplace
police unethical business behavior? Provide support to justify your position.