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Unit 3 Overview Bankruptcy / Government Regulation: Securities and Antitrust Welcome to Unit 3 of AC502! This week, you are going to discuss two very different topics: bankruptcy and government regulation. The unit concludes your discussion of contract law with a look at bankruptcy. You will examine in detail each of the types of bankruptcy (Chapter 7 Liquidation, Chapter 11 Reorganization, and Chapter 13 Consumer Reorganization). Then you are going to switch gears a bit! Your first of two research papers is due this week, the purpose of which is to have you analyze the efficiency and success of government regulation. The main topics that you are going to discuss in this unit are securities and antitrust. A lot of recent fraud has revolved around the treatment of securities, particularly in the area of insider
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Unformatted text preview: trading. You are going to review the various securities acts and laws that regulate the trading of stocks and bonds, as well as the laws that regulate antitrust. This is another very relevant topic, especially with all of the mergers and potential monopolies on the horizon. Read Chapters 16 and 23 Chapter 16: “Bankruptcy” •Overview of Bankruptcy •Chapter 7: “Liquidation” •Chapter 11: “Reorganization” •Chapter 13: “Consumer Reorganizations” Chapter 23: “Government Regulation: Securities and Antitrust” •Securities Laws •Antitrust Midterm Examination The Midterm Exam: •contains 50 multiple choice questions •spans Units 1, 2, and 3 •each question has a point value of two points You have one attempt and two hours to complete the Exam....
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