Law, Risk, & Transactions

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Overview: This material covers the primary topics covered within Legal Studies, Business Law Course, Regulations, Risk Management, and Transactional courses.


BUSINESS LAW

Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law (Intro)

US Constitution – The Source of US Law

US Constitution – States and Federal Governments

What is the “Contract Clause”?

The 1st Amendment of the US Constitution

US Constitution – 5th and 14th Amendments

Other Concepts

US Court System

US Courts (Intro)

What is the authority for federal and state judicial systems?

All About Federal and State Court Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Members of Judicial System

How do cases arrive before appellate courts?

OTHER CONCEPTS

Contract Law

Contract Law (Intro)

Characteristics of a Contract

What is a Contract Offer, Acceptance, and Consideration?

When a Contract Must be in Writing – Statute of Frauds

Third Parties to a Contract

Contract Performance, Breach, and Damages

How to Read the Contract

Other Concepts

Business Entities

Business Entities (Intro)

Why is studying business entities important?

Business Entities – Types and Characteristics

Breakdown of Specific Business Entities

More Depth on Business Entities

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Law (Intro)

Understanding Business Governance

Shareholders

Board of Directors

Officers

Corporate Governance Laws & Influences

Corporate Governance Issues

OTHER CONCEPTS

Securities Law

Understanding Securities Law

Securities Act of 1933

Registration Exemptions – Securities Act of 1933

Liability Under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1933

The Security Exchange Act of 1934

Liability under the “Securities Enforcement Remedies Act”?

Blue Sky Laws – State Securities Laws

Other Concepts

Employment Discrimination

Understanding Employment Discrimination

Employment Discrimination Laws

What is employment discrimination protection under state law?

Discrimination Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

“Equal Pay Act of 1963”

Other Concepts

Consumer Protection

Understanding Consumer Protection Law

Regulatory Agencies

Fair Credit Reporting Act

Other Consumer Protection Laws

What role do states play in Consumer Protection?

OTHER CONCEPTS

Secured Transactions

Secured Transactions Law (Intro)

Security Interests Explained

Security Interests in Land

Security Interest in Personal Property

Establishing a Security Interest

Understanding Priority of a Security Interest

Defenses Against Security Interests

Priority of Conflicting Security Interests

Commercial Paper

Understanding Commercial Paper

Negotiability of Commercial Paper

Negotiation of Transfer of Commercial Paper

Primary Obligation to Pay Commercial Paper

Underlying Obligation

Holder in Due Course

Defenses Against Payment of a Negotiable Instrument

Secondary Liability to Pay a Negotiable Instrument

Intellectual Property Law

Understanding Intllectual Property

Trade Secrets

Patent Rights

Trademarks

Copyrights

International Intellectual Property

OTHER CONCEPTS

Inheritance, Trusts, & Estates

INSURANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

Insurance Concepts

Undersanding Insurance Law

Common Types of Insurance Coverage

Insurer – Insured Relationship

OTHER CONCEPTS

 

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

Other Concepts