Learning Outcome Statements

1. Overview of regulation

a. describe classifications of regulations and regulators;

b. describe uses of self-regulation in financial markets;

c. describe the economic rationale for regulatory intervention;

d. describe regulatory interdependencies and their effects;

e. describe tools of regulatory intervention in markets;

2. Purposes in regulating commerce and financial markets

f. explain purposes in regulating commerce and financial markets;

g. describe anticompetitive behaviors targeted by antitrust laws globally and evaluate the antitrust risk associated with a given business strategy;

3. Cost-benefit analysis of regulation

h. describe benefits and costs of regulation;

4. Analysis of regulation

i. evaluate how a specific regulation affects an industry, company, or security.