LAW 575 WEEK 2 Consultants Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

LAW 575 WEEK 2 Consultants Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

LAW 575 WEEK 2 Consultants Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Purpose of Assignment 

Law impacts how business operations perform. With globalization, the law’s impact and corresponding business risks for consultants have grown. The student will learn to consider how and when a business risk should be pursued under traditional litigation (lawsuit, answer, and discovery) and where alternative dispute resolution methods are appropriate in both domestic and international disputes. 

Assignment Steps

Resources: Search “Global Issues in Context” located in the University Library (Library Resources > View All Resources Alphabetically) for articles, such as, but not limited to:

  • Gendron, Renee. “Alternative dispute resolution in the North Caucasus.” Caucasian Review of International Affairs, vol. 3, no. 4, 2009, p. 333+. Global Issues in Context.
  • Sajoo, Amyn B. Mohamed M Keshavjee: “Islam, the Shari’a and Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mechanisms for legal redress in the Muslim community.” International Journal, vol. 69, no. 2, 2014, p. 264+. Global Issues in Context.
  • Other sources might include:
    • The Public Library of Law
    • Law Library of Congress
    • Free case law database located on Justia Virtual Chase law database website 

Scenario: You are a single consultant presenting to a group of independent consultants where you are seeking 10 million dollars to raise capital for your international automotive consulting company.

Prepare a 1,050-word fact-sheet for your potential new company where you:

  • Choose the one form of organization best suited for your automotive consulting company and explain why it is best suited:
    • Partnership
    • Limited Liability Partnership
    • Limited Liability Company
    • S Corporation
    • Franchise
    • Corporation
  • Show the independent consultants which form or organization would be the least suited and why.
  • Present to your independent consultants an overview of purposes of law in society and what legal risks could arise for your chosen company, given the international activity your entity will undertake, and how Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) should be used to resolve business disputes.
  • Explain how you could minimize those international liabilities for your chosen entity using best practices

Cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed references.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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LAW 575 WEEK 2 Consultants Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)