Ch 15: Securities and Antitrust Law

About This Chapter

Watch online business video lessons and learn about the SEC, the Sherman Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and more. Afterward, take the accompanying self-assessments, and test your own understanding of these important topics.

Securities and Antitrust Law - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, our knowledgeable, professional instructors will explain terms essential for understanding securities and antitrust law. Lessons also present you with an overview of the relevant legislation and detail the sections regulating securities sales, insider trading and business ownership structure. This chapter is designed to teach you the following:

  • Types of organizations and agreements violating antitrust law
  • Laws regulating securities and investment contracts
  • Securities registration requirements
  • Legally exempt securities transactions
  • Forms of securities fraud

Video Objectives
Violations of Registration Process: Types & Remedies Explains sections of the Securities Act that outline the civil liability of issuers who abuse or break registration requirements.
What Are Exempt Securities and Transactions? - Definition & Types Lists securities and transactions exempt from regulation, pursuant to Section 4.
Securities Fraud & Insider Trading: Definition, Regulations & Penalty Lists the elements to be held liable for securities fraud and insider trading.
Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline Defines trust and monopoly. Outlines the purposes of the Sherman Act, Clayton Act and Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
Horizontal and Vertical Agreements that Violate the Sherman Act Describes horizontal and vertical agreements and explains which types violate the Sherman Act.

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