HI5015 Legal Aspects of International Trade and Enterprise Assessment Type Individual Assignment Assessment Title Research paper

HOLMES INSTITUTE
FACULTY OF
HIGHER EDUCATION
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester T1 2019
Unit Code HI5015
Unit Title HI5015 Legal Aspects of International Trade and Enterprise
Assessment Type Individual Assignment
Assessment Title Research paper
Purpose of the assessment (with ULO
Mapping) Students are required to research a multinational company (MNC) of your choice from the list below and explain in a report format on how any Legislative regulatory framework/s affecting the MNCs which operate in Australia and the impact of treaties, conventions or agreements on their products and services that they provide in Australia.
Weight 20% of the total assessments
Total Marks 20 marks
Word limit Not more than 2000 words
Due Date Friday Week 6 – 11.59pm
Submission Guidelines • All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.
HI5015 Legal Aspects of International Trade & Enterprise
Assignment 1 Specifications
Purpose:
This assignment aims at ensuring that students have familiarised themselves with their chosen MNCs topic and are able to identify the relevant Legislative, regulatory framework/s, treaties, conventions or agreements that are affecting their operation in Australia.
Details:
Written report – worth 20% and must be submitted – Friday Week 6 at 11.59pm.
Assignment Questions:
1. Identify a multinational company (MNC) which operates in Australia. Provide a brief description of the company including the following:
• The industry the company operates in
• Number of staff in Australia
• Number of staff globally
• Location of global headquarters (150 words, minimum 3 references)
2. Identify any legislative regulatory framework/s affecting the MNC you have identified which operates in Australia and discuss why and how it affects the company. For example, multinational corporations, like local companies, are subject to 30 per cent corporate tax. (925 words, minimum 3 references)
3. Identify any treaties, conventions or agreements that have impacted on the products or services that your chosen MNC provides in Australia. How does it impact the provision of these products and services? (925 words, minimum 3 references)
Assignment structure is to be written as a report format. It must include:
• Cover page
• Executive summary
• Table of contents
• Section headings
• Paragraphing
• Page numbers
• Reference list at the end of the report
Instructions:
1. Please choose from one of the following multinational companies (MNCs) operate in Australia from the list (see below).
2. Enter the name of your chosen MNC in Blackboard
• Go to “Assignments and due dates” – “Individual assignment: choose your Multinational Company”.
• Choose a company from the list of 100 multinational companies (MNCs).
• You cannot choose a company that has already been chosen and entered by another student before you.
• Unless your lecturer advises otherwise, you can work on your chosen MNC as long as it has not been chosen by another student before you.
3. A 50% deduction automatically applies if you work on a company different from the one you entered
in Blackboard, without obtaining prior permission from your lecturer.
Submission:
a) Submissions must be de done online and run through SafeAssign on Blackboard. A signed cover sheet must be attached showing the total word count for the assignment. No hard copies are required.
b) Submissions through SafeAssign must show a similarity percentage figure. Any submission that does not show a SafeAssign similarity percentage will not be marked and be required to re-submit.
c) Late submissions will be subject to Holmes Institute policy on student assessment submission and late penalties (please refer to subject outline and Student handbook).
Citation and referencing:
a) Each answer must have a minimum of 3 scholarly, academic references (minimum of 9 in total for the entire assignment) which are appropriate for a Masters Level assignment.
b) Assignments are expected to observe proper referencing in accordance with a generally accepted system of citation (ex, Harvard referencing). A properly referenced assignment showing in-text citation is critical to passing the group assignment.
SafeAssign similarity percentage:
a) Plagiarism in any form, shape or manner is unacceptable under any circumstances and will be dealt with according to Institute policy on plagiarism.
b) In general, for written reports, a SafeAssign similarity percentage of 25% or below is acceptable. Regardless of the similarity figure, all group reports must use in-text citation and observe proper referencing rules.
LIST OF MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES
Company name Nationality Industry
1. Apple Inc United States Technology
2. Alphabet Inc-Cl A United States Technology
3. Microsoft Corp United States Technology
4. Amazon.Com Inc United States Consumer Services
5. Berkshire Hathaway Inc-Cl A United States Financials
6. Facebook Inc-A United States Technology
7. Exxon Mobil Corp United States Oil & Gas
8. Johnson & Johnson United States Health Care
9. Jpmorgan Chase & Co United States Financials
10. Wells Fargo & Co United States Financials
11. Tencent Holdings Ltd China Technology
12. Alibaba Group Holding-Sp Adr China Consumer Services
13. General Electric Co United States Industrials
14. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd South Korea Consumer Goods
15. AT&T Inc United States Telecommunications
16. Ind & Comm Bk Of China-A China Financials
17. Nestle Switzerland Consumer Goods
18. Bank Of America Corp United States Financials
19. Procter & Gamble United States Consumer Goods
20. China Mobile Ltd Hong Kong Telecommunications
21. Anheuser-Busch InbevSA Belgium Consumer Goods
22. Roche Holding Switzerland Health Care
23. Royal Dutch Shell United Kingdom Oil & Gas
24. Wal-Mart Stores Inc United States Consumer Services
25. Visa Inc-Class A Shares United States Financials
26. Pfizer Inc United States Health Care
27. Chevron Corp United States Oil & Gas
28. China Construction Bank China Financials
29. Petrochina Co Ltd China Oil & Gas
30. Verizon Communications Inc United States Telecommunications
31. Novartis Switzerland Health Care
32. Oracle Corp United States Technology
33. Coca-Cola Co United States Consumer Goods
34. Walt Disney Co United States Consumer Services
35. Comcast Corp United States Consumer Services
36. Toyota Motor Corp Japan Consumer Goods
37. Home Depot Inc United States Consumer Services
38. Philip Morris International United States Consumer Goods
39. Merck & Co. Inc. United States Health Care
40. Intel Corp United States Technology
41. Cisco Systems Inc United States Technology
42. Citigroup Inc United States Financials
43. IBM Corp United States Technology
44. HSBC Holdings Plc United Kingdom Financials
45. TSMC Taiwan Technology
46. Pepsico Inc United States Consumer Goods
47. Unitedhealth Group Inc United States Health Care
48. Agricultural Bank Of China China Financials
49. Bank Of China China Financials
50. Unilever Netherlands Consumer Goods
51. Altria Group Inc United States Consumer Goods
52. Total Sa France Oil & Gas
53. British American Tobacco Plc United Kingdom Consumer Goods
54. MastercardInc United States Financials
55. Amgen Inc United States Health Care
56. Sap Germany Technology
57. Sanofi France Health Care
58. Siemens Germany Industrials
59. 3M Co United States Industrials
60. Commonwealth Bank Of Australia Australia Financials
61. Bp Plc United Kingdom Oil & Gas
62. LVMHSA France Consumer Goods
63. Kraft Heinz United States Consumer Goods
64. Medtronic Plc Ireland Health Care
65. InditexSA Spain Consumer Services
66. Schlumberger Ltd United States Oil & Gas
67. L’Oreal France Consumer Goods
68. Boeing United States Industrials
69. Royal Bank Of Canada Canada Financials
70. Mcdonald’S Corp United States Consumer Services
71. Abbvie Inc United States Health Care
72. Glaxosmithkline Plc United Kingdom Health Care
73. Charter Communications United States Technology
74. China Petroleum & Chemical China Oil & Gas
75. Ping An Insurance Group China Financials
76. China Life Insurance China Financials
77. Celgene Corp United States Health Care
78. Goldman Sachs Group Inc United States Financials
79. Bayer Germany Basic Materials
80. Honeywell International Inc United States Industrials
81. United Parcel Service- United States Industrials
82. Toronto-Dominion Bank Canada Financials
83. Eli Lilly & Co United States Health Care
84. Nike United States Consumer Goods
85. BHP Billiton Australia Basic Materials
86. Ambev Brazil Consumer Goods
87. BASF Germany Basic Materials
88. Ntt Docomo Inc Japan Telecommunications
89. Westpac Banking Corp Australia Financials
90. United Technologies Corp United States Industrials
91. Reynolds American Inc United States Consumer Goods
92. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc United States Consumer Services
93. Banco Santander Spain Financials
94. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co United States Health Care
95. Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Japan Telecommunications
96. Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Gro Japan Financials
97. Gilead Sciences Inc United States Health Care
98. Broadcom Ltd United States Technology
99. Novo Nordisk Denmark Health Care
100. Priceline Group Inc United States Consumer Services
Marking criteria
Marking criteria Weighting
Written Report
Question 1:
Identification of multinational company (MNC) chosen with brief description of company and key data. 3%
Question 2:
Identification of regulatory framework/s affecting the chosen MNC and discussion of why and how it affects the company. 6%
Question 3:
Identification of treaties, conventions or agreements that have impacted on the products or services the chosen MNC provides in Australia. 6%
Overall presentation and quality of report 3%
Referencing 2%
TOTAL Weight 20%
Assessment Feedback to the Student
INSERT Marking Rubric
Excellent Very Good Good Satisfactory Unsatisfactory
Question 1: Identification of multinational company (MNC) chosen with brief description of company and key data. (3 marks) Demonstration of thorough knowledge of the chosen company
(3 marks) Demonstration of a very good knowledge of the chosen company (2.5 marks) Demonstration of a good knowledge of the chosen company
(2 marks)
Demonstration of satisfactory knowledge of the chosen company (1.5 marks) Demonstration
of little or no
knowledge of the chosen company and discussion has little or no relevance to the company chosen. (1 mark)
Question 2: Identification of regulatory framework/s affecting the chosen MNC and discussion of why and how it affects the company.
(6 marks)
Accurately and succinctly identified all of the regulatory framework/s affecting the company.
(6 marks) Identification of all of the regulatory framework/s affecting the company.
(5.5 marks)
Identification of most but not all of the regulatory framework/s affecting the company.
(4.5 marks)
Identification of some of the regulatory framework/s affecting the company. (3.5 marks) Failure to identify any of the regulatory framework/s affecting the company. ( 2 marks)
Question 3: Identification of treaties, conventions or agreements that have impacted on the products or services the chosen MNC provides in Australia.
(6 marks)
Accurately and succinctly identified all of treaties, conventions or agreements. (6 marks) Identification of all of
treaties, conventions or agreements.
(5.5 marks)
Identification of most but not all of treaties, conventions or agreements.
(4.5 marks)
Identification of some of treaties, conventions or agreements. (3.5 marks) Failure to identify any of treaties, conventions or agreements. ( 2 marks)
Overall presentation and quality of report
(3 marks) Report is exceptionally structured with clarity, use of paragraphs and subheadings. (3 marks) Report is well structured with clarity, use of paragraphs and subheadings. (2.5 marks) Report is
somewhat
structured with clarity, use of paragraphs and subheadings.
(2 marks)
Report is structured with some clarity, and use of some paragraphs and subheadings. (1.5 marks) Poorly presented. Report is not structured with any clarity, and does not use of paragraphs and subheadings.
(1 mark)
Referencing (2 marks) Clear systematic referencing using Harvard style for all sources. At least 9 relevant references were used from good sources. All in-text referencing done correctly and relevant. (2 marks) Clear systematic referencing using Harvard style for all sources. At least 7 relevant references were used from good sources. All in-text referencing done correctly and relevant.
(1.75 marks)
Clear systematic referencing using Harvard style for all sources. At least 5 relevant references were used from good sources. Most in-text referencing done correctly and relevant. (1.5 marks) Limited attempt at formatting references. References largely unrelated to the topic area. At least 4 references were provided. Most
in-text referencing done correctly and relevant.
(1 mark)
Poorly presented, no apparent structure. No use of Harvard referencing style.
References were unrelated to the topic area. Only 0 r 1 relevant reference given
(0.5 mark)

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