|Author :||Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., CPA|
|CPE Credits :||11.0|
|IRS Credits :||0|
|Passing Score :||70%|
|Primary Subject-Field Of Study:||
Business Law - Business Law for Course Id 34
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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|Experience Level :||Overview|
|Additional Contents :||Complete, no additional material needed.|
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|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 :||
2. Recognize elements of the court system in the United States.
2. Recognize the valid use of e-signatures.
2. Understand the definition of fraud.
2. Identify situations that produce illegality.
2. Identify terms of assignor’s liability.
2. Recognize examples of damages and remedies.
2. Identify the relation of principal to agent and an agent to a third person.
2. Recognize the process of dissolution of the partnership.
2. Recognize different entities that may be a corporation.
2. Identify the attributes of co-ownership of real property.
2. Understand some of the nuances in the process of obtaining a title.
2. Recognize some rules concerning product liability.
2. Recognize definitions and examples of the antitrust laws.
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
Nature of Law
Legal Systems in the United States
Chapter 1 Review Questions
Chapter 2: Crimes, White-Collar Crimes, Torts, Cyber Torts, and Intellectual Property Laws
Intellectual Property Laws
Chapter 2 Review Questions
Chapter 3: Contracts, offer, and E-Contracts
Chapter 3 Review Questions
Chapter 4: Acceptance and Reality of Consent
Reality of Consent
Chapter 4 Review Questions
Chapter 5: Consideration
Chapter 5 Review Questions
Chapter 6: Capacity of Parties and Illegality
Capacity of Parties
Chapter 6 Review Questions
Chapter 7: Writing and Rights of Third Parties
Rights of Third Parties
Chapter 7 Review Questions
Chapter 8: Performance and Remedies
Chapter 8 Review Questions
Chapter 9: Agency
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
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
Chapter 11 Review Questions
Chapter 12: Operating the Corporation
Chapter 12 Review Questions
Chapter 13: Corporate Securities and Foreign Corporations
Chapter 13 Review Questions
Chapter 14: Shareholder Rights and Liabilities
Chapter 14 Review Questions
Chapter 15: Personal Property
Acquisition of Ownership of Personal Property
Chapter 15 Review Questions
Chapter 16: Real Property
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
Chapter 17 Review Questions
Chapter 18: Product Liability
Chapter 18 Review Questions
Chapter 19: Performance & Remedies
Chapter 19 Review Questions
Chapter 20: Negotiability
Nature and Types of Negotiable Instruments
Requirements for Negotiability
Chapter 20 Review Questions
Chapter 21: Negotiation and Holder In Due Course
Holder In Due Course
Rights of a Holder In Due Course
Chapter 21 Review Questions
Chapter 22: Liability of Parties; Checks; Documents of Title
Contractual Liability of Parties
Special Liability Rules
Documents of Title
Chapter 22 Review Questions
Chapter 23: Secured Transactions
Security Interests in Personal Property
Security Interests in Real Property
Surety and Guarantor
Chapter 23 Review Questions
Chapter 24: Bankruptcy
Chapter 24 Review Questions
Chapter 25: Economic Relations and the Law
Competitive Torts and the Protection of Ideas
The Antitrust Laws
Chapter 25 Review Questions
Chapter 26: Employment Law
Health and Safety Legislation
Fair Labor Standards Act
Protection against Discrimination
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