Property, Regulation and Commercial Paper

Course Name

Property, Regulation and Commercial Paper

Contact Hours: 24

Course Description

To allow for the more orderly transfer of legal interests, societies have created laws that describe the different types of interests and how to transfer such interests.

This course focuses on property interests, the impact of government regulations and how to create and use negotiable instruments.
For this Basic Completion course, students will contact the instructor who will guide them on all course procedures. Students may query the instructor via e-mail and voice, regarding lessons, readings and interpretation of the materials.

This course is based on an independent study model that allows the student to work through the program in a self-directed manner. Questions and return email communication can be engaged in for clarification and guidance when necessary.

Outcome

After having completed this course, students will have:

  • Discovered the different forms of property and its ownership;
  • See the role that bailments play in our society;
  • Understand how regulation strikes a balance between creating responses to and taking into account business activity;
  • Examine what constitutes a negotiable instrument; and
  • Follow the process involved in the transfer of negotiable instruments

Assessment

Students will complete open-book multiple choice exams on each chapter of material in the course (where the course consists of 9 chapters of material); Completion of each chapter is based on achieving a score of 70% or more on tests provided.

Outline

PROPERTY

  • Personal Property and Bailments
  • Real Property
  • Landlord-Tenant Relationships
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REGULATORY LAW
  • Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
  • Administrative Law  
CONSUMER LAW

  • Consumer Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Antitrust Law
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NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS
  • The Function and Creation of Negotiable InstrumentsChecks, the Banking System, and E-Money