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Ch 50: PLACE Business Education: Government Regulation in Business

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Don't be blindsided by questions about government regulation on the PLACE Business Education test. Use the videos in this chapter to prepare for questions about businesses and the government.

PLACE Business Education: Government Regulation in Business - Chapter Summary

Understanding all the ways that governments regulate businesses can be complicated. This chapter will help you study for the PLACE Business Education exam by reviewing crucial topics like:

  • Ways governments monitor and manage businesses
  • Government regulation, privatization and deregulation
  • Important federal agencies and their role in business regulation and consumer protection
  • Protection against stock market abuse
  • The federal register and regulatory impact analysis
  • Rule making stages
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Ac
  • Anti-trust law and health and safety regulations
  • Powers and purpose of the Federal Trade Commission and Securities & Exchange Commission

Each video in this chapter is less than ten minutes in length and designed to be engaging and straightforward. You can view these videos as many times as you'd like, as well as utilize the additional materials that accompany each video.

PLACE Business Education: Government Regulation in Business Chapter Objectives

The Accounting, Finance and Business Law section of the PLACE Business Education test may include questions that assess your understanding of government regulation of businesses. The end-of-lesson quizzes in this chapter will evaluate how well you understood the presented material and will let you preview types of questions that will appear on the PLACE Business Education exam.

14 Lessons in Chapter 50: PLACE Business Education: Government Regulation in Business
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Governmental Regulation and Management

1. Governmental Regulation and Management

In the U.S., we have several different government agencies that help protect the rights and safety of our workers. This lesson explores and explains these agencies and how they relate to management.

Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

2. Types of Regulation, Privatization, & Deregulation

Government can monitor, control and manage business through different types of regulation. In this lesson, you will learn about the two specific categories of regulation and how privatization and deregulation impacts business.

Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

3. Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

In order to ensure that U.S. corporations are maintaining ethical business practices, the federal government has established regulatory agencies to protect employees, customers and the general public. This lesson explores major regulatory agencies and their functions.

Government Agencies that Protect the Public From Illegal Business Practices

4. Government Agencies that Protect the Public From Illegal Business Practices

The public has to be protected from illegal business practices. In this lesson, you'll learn about the four government agencies that monitor, protect, and prevent corporate America from taking advantage of consumers.

Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

5. Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

You will learn about the government regulatory agencies that protect consumers. We'll discuss what the acronyms CFPB, CPSC, FTC, FDA, NHTSA, and SEC stand for and their organizations' responsibilities.

Government Protections Against Stock Market Abuses

6. Government Protections Against Stock Market Abuses

Companies are monitored and policed by the Security and Exchange Commission in order to protect stockholders against market abuses. In this lesson, you will learn how the SEC prevents insider trading and fraudulent accounting.

The Role and Function of the Federal Register

7. The Role and Function of the Federal Register

The role and function of the Federal Register is important to businesses so they may understand how federal regulations are proposed, reviewed, and approved as a final regulation process. In this lesson, learn what the Federal Register is and how it is used.

Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

8. Regulatory Impact Analysis: Purpose & Relationship to the Federal Register & Regulations.gov

In this lesson, you will learn about a regulatory impact analysis and how it is essential for all proposed regulations. Each analysis is accessible through the federal register and regulations.gov.

Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

9. Stages of Rule Making: Congressional Oversight & Enforcement

Federal regulatory agencies are the creators behind the regulations of a congressional law. In this lesson, you will learn the stages of rule making and how Congress oversees the final dispersal of the regulation.

Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

10. 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.

Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA

11. Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA

The workplace can be a dangerous place, and workers are injured and even killed on the job. In this lesson, you'll learn how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration works to minimize dangerous workplace conditions.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Definition and Explanation

12. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Definition and Explanation

Government regulations play a major role in corporate financial reporting. In this lesson, you will learn about one of the most important regulations enacted in the last two decades - the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Federal Trade Commission: Powers, Principles & Provisions

13. 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.

The Securities & Exchange Commission: Definition, History & Purpose

14. The Securities & Exchange Commission: Definition, History & Purpose

The accounting industry is regulated by several organizations. Each of these were created by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In this lesson, you will learn the definition, history, and purpose of the SEC.

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