Evolution of Statutes
The Sherman Act and Clayton Act were landmark pieces of legislation that formed many of the present day business practices in the United States. Using this week’s resources and others that you investigate, discuss the purposes of these acts and how they have evolved over the years. How have the courts influenced the impact of these statutes? How are the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act still relevant today? Describe how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and other statutes affected the Sherman and Clayton Act.
â?¢ Essentials of Business Law
â?¢ Chapter 34, â??Business and the Environmentâ?
Chapter 34 describes the federal government regulations pertaining to environmental issues that include pollution and the changing global climate.
â?¢ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
The SEC establishes standards of financial accounting and reporting for publicly held companies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is designed to protect investors and maintain markets.
â?¢ Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute Universal Commercial Code Index
The Legal Information Institute is an online source to help people read and understand the laws that govern society.
â?¢ Federal Trade Commission (FTC)