Jun 29, 2022
ACCT 639 - Business Law and Regulation
Focuses on strategic, policy and risk management aspects of the legal rights and responsibilities of a business. Utilizes case studies, group projects and presentations to develop practical approaches to deal pro-actively with key stakeholders in legal and regulatory compliance matters.
Prerequisites: ACCT 210 with grade B- or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ACCT 6670.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Describe the Uniform Commercial Code and domestic sales and lease contracts, title, risk and insurable interest.
- Explain legal concepts related to negotiable instruments, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy.
- Explain basic employment, labor law, and employment discrimination concepts.
- Identify the formation and financing of corporations and the roles of corporate shareholders, directors, and officers.
- Identify the requirements of corporate mergers and acquisitions.
- Identify the requirements of federal and state securities laws.
- Identify the basic terminology associated with real and personal property.
- Identify regulatory and compliance issues in an SEC or IRS audit or investigation.
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