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Ch 22: ORELA Business Education: Securities & Antitrust Law

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Review your knowledge of securities and the impact of antitrust law. The video lessons and quizzes provide information that can help you answer these types of questions on the Oregon Educator Licensure Assessments (ORELA) Business Education exam.

ORELA Business Education: Securities and Antitrust Law - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to reinforce what you know or learn new facts about personal financial management and planning topics relating to business. Study details about laws and financial practices, definitions of key terms and examples used to illustrate these concepts. You should have the ability to display the following and apply your knowledge to a portion of the ORELA Business Education exam:

  • Relating specific provisions of the Securities Act of 1933
  • Defining exempt securities
  • Explaining insider trading
  • Discussing antitrust law
  • Identifying main antitrust law violations
  • Describing restrictions outlined by the Sherman Antitrust Act

Instructors present the material in these video lessons using simple and direct language and support the narrative with illustrations and fictitious scenarios. You can test yourself on what you have learned using the accompanying self-assessment quizzes, which employ the same multiple-choice format utilized in the actual ORELA Business Education exam.

ORELA Business Education: Securities and Antitrust Law - Chapter Objectives

The Securities and Antitrust Law chapter focuses on regulations and activities affecting business financial practices. You can expect to be tested on these subjects in the second domain of the ORELA Business Education exam, which covers accounting, financial management and quantitative analysis. This domain accounts for 19% of the entire exam. The Business Education exam is computer-administered and contains 150 multiple-choice questions.

ORELA exams are used to assess the teaching abilities and content knowledge of new educators in Oregon. The exams are administered to K-12 teachers. Passing scores for ORELA exams range from 220-240; the Business Education exam requires a score of 234.

5 Lessons in Chapter 22: ORELA Business Education: Securities & Antitrust Law
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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