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Ch 25: MTEL Business: Securities & Antitrust Law

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to refresh your understanding of securities and antitrust law. Prepare for the MTEL Business exam with video lessons and self-assessment quizzes that will help you comprehend and retain the material you need to be successful on exam day.

MTEL Business: Securities and Antitrust Law - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter and its lessons to review topics about securities and antitrust law in business, including registration violations, securities fraud, and violations of the Sherman Act. These lessons will cover:

  • Registration process violations
  • Exempt securities and transactions
  • Securities fraud and insider trading
  • Antitrust law
  • Horizontal and vertical agreements
  • Powers and principles of the Federal Trade Commission

Learn about these topics through our engaging lessons that help you prepare for the MTEL Business licensing exam. Video lessons make the material fun and interesting, and the corresponding self-assessment quizzes help you retain what you've learned.

MTEL Business: Securities and Antitrust Law Chapter Objectives

The Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) in Business assesses your knowledge of various business topics in preparation for earning a teaching license. This Securities and Antitrust Law chapter covers topics found in the business management portion of the MTEL Business exam, which constitutes about 21% of the test. The lessons walk you through business practices pertaining to securities and antitrust law that you'll see on the exam, and self-assessment quizzes test your understanding and retention of the information.

The exam in its entirety includes 100 multiple-choice and two open-response questions. The business management portion of the exam is made up of multiple-choice questions.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: MTEL Business: Securities & Antitrust Law
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Violations of Registration Process: Types & Remedies

1. Violations of Registration Process: Types & Remedies

The Security Exchange Commission (SEC) requires that publicly traded companies disclose financial information to their investors. Common registration violations include selling non-exempt securities, untrue statements, misstatements or omissions.

What Are Exempt Securities and Transactions? - Definition & Types

2. What Are Exempt Securities and Transactions? - Definition & Types

Exempt securities are financial instruments that do not need to be registered with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). They are generally backed by the government and may carry a lesser risk than securities offered by public companies.

Securities Fraud & Insider Trading: Definition, Regulations & Penalty

3. Securities Fraud & Insider Trading: Definition, Regulations & Penalty

Securities fraud or insider trading is illegally trading stock on the open market using confidential information. It is usually done to gain an advantage over other traders.

Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

4. Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

Antitrust laws are statutes developed to protect consumers from rapacious business practices by making it illegal for businesses to compete in unfair ways.

Horizontal and Vertical Agreements that Violate the Sherman Act

5. Horizontal and Vertical Agreements that Violate the Sherman Act

There are two types of restrictions under the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. A horizontal agreement between competing businesses includes price fixing, and a vertical agreement between sellers and buyers includes engaging in resale price maintenance. Learn about both types of agreements in this lesson.

Federal Trade Commission: Powers, Principles & Provisions

6. Federal Trade Commission: Powers, Principles & Provisions

Consumers can be preyed upon by unethical businesses. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was developed to protect consumers against fraudulent business practices. In this lesson, you'll learn about the powers, principles and provisions of the FTC.

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