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Ch 23: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Antitrust Law

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Refresh your knowledge of antitrust laws as you prepare for the WEST Business & Marketing Education exam. The videos and quizzes in this chapter provide a detailed review of registration violations, securities fraud, and horizontal and vertical agreements.

WEST Business & Marketing Education: Antitrust Law - Chapter Summary

Prepare for questions related to the laws and statutes that regulate competition and unfair business practices between companies on the WEST Business & Marketing Education test with help from our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. The lessons cover the following topics:

  • Types of antitrust laws
  • Common registration violations
  • Exempt securities
  • Securities fraud
  • Insider trading
  • The Sherman Anti-Trust Act

You can use the 5-10 minute video lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of antitrust laws and help you remember the different regulations and penalties. The attached transcripts include bold-faced vocabulary terms for easy review, and multiple-choice quizzes are available to help you practice for test day.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: WEST Business & Marketing Education: Antitrust Law
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Antitrust Law: Definition, Types & Outline

1. 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.

Violations of Registration Process: Types & Remedies

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.

What Are Exempt Securities and Transactions? - Definition & Types

3. 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

4. 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.

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
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