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Business Law: The Legal Environment of Business (Course Id 34)

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Author : Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., CPA
Status : Production
CPE Credits : 11.0
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $103.95
Passing Score : 70%
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Business Law - Management for Course Id 34

Description :

The major purpose of Business Law: The Legal Environment of Business is to provide you with a concise summary of the major legal principles affecting businesspeople and business transactions. It provides a quick, yet comprehensive, review of this vital and wide-ranging area of the law. You will be able to analyze business decisions from a legal responsibility perspective.

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Release : 2015
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : None.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
Additional Links :
Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : Self-Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 28-Sep-2015
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
Approved Audience :

NASBA QAS - NASBA Registry - 34

Keywords : Business Law, Business, Law, Legal, Environment, Business, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Chapter 1
Introduction to Law and the Legal System

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the basic concepts of law.
    2. Recognize elements of the court system in the United States.

Chapter 2
Crimes, White-Collar Crimes, Torts, Cyber Torts, and Intellectual Property Laws

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the definition and the elements of different crimes.

Chapter 3
Contracts, offer, and E-Contracts

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify different characteristics of contracts and offers.
    2. Recognize the valid use of e-signatures.

Chapter 4
Acceptance and Reality of Consent

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the conditions of an acceptance of a contract.
    2. Understand the definition of fraud.

Chapter 5
Consideration

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the relationship between a promise and consideration.

Chapter 6
Capacity of Parties and Illegality

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the definition of the capacity of parties
    2. Identify situations that produce illegality.

Chapter 7
Writing and Rights of Third Parties

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the obligations in a collateral contract.
    2. Identify terms of assignor’s liability.

Chapter 8
Performance and Remedies

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify the conditions of a performance.
    2. Recognize examples of damages and remedies.

Chapter 9
Agency

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the process of creation of a relationship.
    2. Identify the relation of principal to agent and an agent to a third person.

Chapter 10
Partnerships

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify the characteristics of a partnership.
    2. Recognize the process of dissolution of the partnership.

Chapter 11
Organization and Incorporation of Corporations

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify the purpose of the articles of incorporation.
    2. Recognize different entities that may be a corporation.

Chapter 12
Operating the Corporation

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize operational requirements of a corporation.

Chapter 13
Corporate Securities and Foreign Corporations

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize laws used to protect investors.

Chapter 14
Shareholder Rights and Liabilities

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize characteristics of shareholder’s rights.

Chapter 15
Personal Property

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify aspects of ownership rights of personal property.

Chapter 16
Real Property

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize characteristics of real property.
    2. Identify the attributes of co-ownership of real property.

Chapter 17
Formation, Terms, Title, and Risk

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the conditions required for formation.
    2. Understand some of the nuances in the process of obtaining a title.

Chapter 18
Product Liability

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify attributes of the liability for negligence.
    2. Recognize some rules concerning product liability.

Chapter 19
Performance & Remedies

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize rules of the Uniform Commercial Code.

Chapter 20
Negotiability

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify the requirements for negotiability.

Chapter 21
Negotiation and Holder In Due Course

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize some types of endorsements used during a negotiation.

Chapter 22
Liability of Parties; Checks; Documents of Title

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the liability of parties with regards to negotiable instruments.

Chapter 23
Secured Transactions

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize some security interests in real property.

Chapter 24
Bankruptcy

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify types of bankruptcy.

Chapter 25
Economic Relations and the Law

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Identify general areas of protection within the law.
    2. Recognize definitions and examples of the antitrust laws.

Chapter 26
Employment Law

After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
    1. Recognize the purpose of employment legislation.
    2. Identify purposes of enacting workers’ compensation statutes and characteristics under Title VII.
    3. Identify the scope and provisions of OSHA.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1:    Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Learning Objectives

Nature of Law

Legal Systems in the United States

Legal Procedure

Chapter 1 Review Questions

Chapter 2:    Crimes, White-Collar Crimes, Torts, Cyber Torts, and Intellectual Property Laws

Learning Objectives

Crimes

White-Collar Crimes

Torts

Cyber Torts

Defamation Online

Spam

Intellectual Property Laws

Patents

Copyrights

Trademarks

Chapter 2 Review Questions

Chapter 3:    Contracts, offer, and E-Contracts

Learning Objectives

Offer

E-Contracts

E-Signatures

Chapter 3 Review Questions

Chapter 4:    Acceptance and Reality of Consent

Learning Objectives

Acceptance

Reality of Consent

Chapter 4 Review Questions

Chapter 5:    Consideration

Learning Objectives

Chapter 5 Review Questions

Chapter 6:    Capacity of Parties and Illegality

Learning Objectives

Capacity of Parties

Illegality

Chapter 6 Review Questions

Chapter 7:    Writing and Rights of Third Parties

Learning Objectives

Writing

Rights of Third Parties

Chapter 7 Review Questions

Chapter 8:    Performance and Remedies

Learning Objectives

Remedies

Chapter 8 Review Questions

Chapter 9:    Agency

Learning Objectives

Creation of Relationship and Authority

Relationship of the Principal to Third Persons

Relation of Agent to Third Person

Relation of Principal to Agent

Chapter 9 Review Questions

Chapter 10:    Partnerships

Learning Objectives

Relation of Partners between Themselves

Relation of Partners to Third Persons

Dissolution and Winding up the Partnership

Chapter 10 Review Questions

Chapter 11:    Organization and Incorporation of Corporations

Learning Objectives

Chapter 11 Review Questions

Chapter 12:    Operating the Corporation

Learning Objectives

Chapter 12 Review Questions

Chapter 13:    Corporate Securities and Foreign Corporations

Learning Objectives

Corporate Securities

Foreign Corporations

Chapter 13 Review Questions

Chapter 14:    Shareholder Rights and Liabilities

Learning Objectives

Chapter 14 Review Questions

Chapter 15:    Personal Property

Learning Objectives

Acquisition of Ownership of Personal Property

Bailments

Chapter 15 Review Questions

Chapter 16:    Real Property

Learning Objectives

Estates and Interests in Real Property

Acquisition of Real Property

Co-Ownership of Real Property

Law of Landlord and Tenant

Controls on the Use of Property

Chapter 16 Review Questions

Chapter 17:    Formation, Terms, Title, and Risk

Learning Objectives

Chapter 17 Review Questions

Chapter 18:    Product Liability

Learning Objectives

Chapter 18 Review Questions

Chapter 19:    Performance & Remedies

Learning Objectives

Performance

Remedies

Chapter 19 Review Questions

Chapter 20:    Negotiability

Learning Objectives

Nature and Types of Negotiable Instruments

Requirements for Negotiability

Chapter 20 Review Questions

Chapter 21:    Negotiation and Holder In Due Course

Learning Objectives

Negotiation

Holder In Due Course

Rights of a Holder In Due Course

Chapter 21 Review Questions

Chapter 22:    Liability of Parties; Checks; Documents of Title

Learning Objectives

Contractual Liability of Parties

Warranty Liability

Discharge

Special Liability Rules

Checks

Documents of Title

Chapter 22 Review Questions

Chapter 23:    Secured Transactions

Learning Objectives

Common-Law Liens

Security Interests in Personal Property

Security Interests in Real Property

Surety and Guarantor

Chapter 23 Review Questions

Chapter 24:    Bankruptcy

Learning Objectives

Bankruptcy

Chapter 24 Review Questions

Chapter 25:    Economic Relations and the Law

Learning Objectives

Competitive Torts and the Protection of Ideas

The Antitrust Laws

Chapter 25 Review Questions

Chapter 26:    Employment Law

Learning Objectives

Health and Safety Legislation

Fair Labor Standards Act

Income Protection

Social Security

ERISA

Protection against Discrimination

Disparate Treatment

Adverse Impact

Pattern or Practice

An Update on FLSA

Who is covered under the FLSA?

What does FLSA have to say about wages?

What does the FLSA have to say about hours?

Do employees need to be paid for every minute they work?

What else is covered under the FLSA?

Chapter 26 Review Questions

Glossary

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