University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Corporate & Commercial Law II: Business Forms, Financing & Governmental Regulation
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Corporate & Commercial Law II: Business Forms, Financing & Governmental Regulation

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Michael R Fricke

Instructor: Michael R Fricke

4.9

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
25 hours to complete
3 weeks at 8 hours a week
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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your instructor and your classmates, and our learning environment. This orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required to navigate and be successful in this course.

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3 videos5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will learn about the most common forms of business organizations. Beginning with sole proprietorships and moving on through various forms of partnerships, corporations, and limited liability companies, we will discuss how each type of business entity is formed and how it operates. By the end of this module, you will be able to differentiate between the most important types of business organizations and understand which form is most appropriate for achieving certain business goals.

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8 videos1 reading9 quizzes

In this module, we will learn about the laws that govern the relationship between a lender and a borrower. We will discuss the basics of bank financing and debt financing, with special attention paid to loans that are secured by collateral consisting of personal property. We wrap up the module with several lessons explaining the bankruptcy process, and how debtors and creditors navigate the three most common forms of bankruptcy.

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9 videos1 reading9 quizzes

In this module, you will learn about administrative agencies and how they regulate many aspects of business. We will talk about how agencies make rules and then how they enforce those rules. Then we will look at a series of important federal agencies and learn about how they operate within the scope of their authority. By the end of this module, you will understand the basics of the administrative rule-making process and know some of the primary regulatory activities of the FTC, CFPB, FDA, and EPA.

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7 videos1 reading8 quizzes

In this module, we continue our discussion of administrative regulations from the previous module, focusing specifically on antitrust and securities regulation. Prohibiting anti-competitive behavior and ensuring fair securities transactions are two of the most important ways the government regulates commerce. By the end of this module, you will understand the basics of federal antitrust and securities laws.

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10 videos4 readings10 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.9 (84 ratings)
Michael R Fricke
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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