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Department
Accounting
Course
ACTG 1P71
Professor
Professor Cottrel
Semester
Winter

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Law Terms Defamation: making false statements to harm the reputation of an individual, business,  product, group.... etc.  Passing Off: (Common Law Tort) can be used to enforce unregistered trademark rights.  The tort of passing off protects the goodwill of a trader from a misrepresentation that  causes damage to goodwill. Wrongful Dismissal: the employer has terminated employment and the termination  breaches one or more of the terms in the employment contract Pay in lieu of notice: payment made to an employee by the employer, rather than the  employee working. An employee dismissed for gross misconduct is not entitled to any  pay or notice Invitation to treat: (Contract Law) These do not require any consideration, and they are  not offers.  Agent: person representing and acting on behalf of a principal in dealings with third  parties Constructive Dismissal: Unilaterally demoting or changing the duties of and employee,  contrary to what was agreed to in the employment contract; conduct that essentially  terminates a pre­existing contractual relationship, which could be treated as a dismissal Bylaws: rule or law established by an organization or community to regulate itself, as  allowed or provided for by some higher authority. rule or law established by an  organization or community to regulate itself, as allowed or provided for by some 
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