About This Chapter
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- MTEL Business: Management Basics
- MTEL Business: Management Theories
- MTEL Business: Planning Function of Management
- MTEL Business: Organizing Function of Management
- MTEL Business: Leading Function of Management
- MTEL Business: Leadership Theories
- MTEL Business: Controlling Function of Management
- MTEL Business: Motivation & Management
- MTEL Business: Managing Organizational Change
- MTEL Business: Operational Management
- MTEL Business: Overview of Human Resource Management
- MTEL Business: Job Analysis & Design
- MTEL Business: Hiring & Staffing
- MTEL Business: Employee Training & Assessment
- MTEL Business: Employee Compensation
- MTEL Business: Employment Law & Rights
- MTEL Business: Equal Employment Opportunity
- MTEL Business: Labor Relations
- MTEL Business: Business Communications
- MTEL Business: Overview of the American Legal System
- MTEL Business: Contract Law
- MTEL Business: Property Law
- MTEL Business: Agency Law
- MTEL Business: Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy
- MTEL Business: Product Liability & Consumer Protection
- MTEL Business: Environmental Law
- MTEL Business: Business Law & Ethics
- MTEL Business: Overview of Accounting
- MTEL Business: Accounting Cycle
- MTEL Business: Financial Statements & Ratios
- MTEL Business: Managerial Accounting & Internal Controls
- MTEL Business: Basics of Business Math
- MTEL Business: Probability & Statistics
- MTEL Business: Depreciation
- MTEL Business: Interest & Purchases
- MTEL Business: Financial Analysis
- MTEL Business: Basic Concepts of Microeconomics
- MTEL Business: Supply & Demand in Microeconomics
- MTEL Business: Aggregate Supply & Demand in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: Economic Systems & Theories in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: Business Cycle, GDP & Growth in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: Unemployment & Inflation in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: Fiscal Policy & Monetary Policy in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: Trade & International Business in Macroeconomics
- MTEL Business: General Marketing Concepts
- MTEL Business: Consumer Behavior
- MTEL Business: Pricing in Marketing
- MTEL Business: Product Development, Market Research & Segmentation
- MTEL Business: Advertising, Promotion & PR
- MTEL Business: Marketing Channels & Distribution
- MTEL Business: Entrepreneurship
- MTEL Business: Information Technology
- MTEL Business: Career Development
- MTEL Business: Consumer Economics & Personal Finance
- MTEL Business Flashcards