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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a securities & anti-trust laws unit of a standard corporate finance course. Topics covered include:
- The history and purpose of the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Types of violations of the registration process and their remedies
- Regulations and penalties of securities fraud and insider trading
- Types of exempt securities and transactions
- The definition and types of antitrust law
1. 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.
2. 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.
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. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
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