Law (LAW)

LAW 200. Legal Environment of Business. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the various ways in which laws and the legal system affect the conduct of business. Students will be encouraged to use their understanding of law and the legal system as a tool in ethical business decision making. Some reference to the impact of law in the international sphere will be included.

Cross-listed Courses: LGS 250

LAW 300. Law: Business & Financial Organizations. 3 Credit Hours.

The law governing business organizations is introduced by a study of the rules governing a complex business organization, the bank collection system and the instruments it handles. The legal environment of all business organizations is studied with an emphasis on the creation, operation and liability of the business organization through a study of agency, partnership and corporations along with securities and anti-trust law. A brief study of bankruptcy will address some of the legal problems created by the failure of a business.

Prerequisite: LAW 200 or permission of the instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: LGS 300

LAW 310. Business Law for Accountants. 3 Credit Hours.

A continuation of LAW 200. This course will focus on the law of business organizations including partnerships, corporations, employer-employee relationships, principal-agency relationships and topics closely related to business organizations. Such topics will include commercial transactions, bankruptcy and suretyship. An emphasis will be placed on the role of the accountant with respect to all topics.

Prerequisite: LAW 200.

Cross-listed Courses: LGS 310

LAW 320. Topics Law & Public Policy I. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses in this series offer an in-depth exploration of specific topics within the various fields of business law as well as topics of current interest to the instructor or students.

Prerequisite: LAW 200 or permission of the instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: LGS 320

LAW 330. Consumer Law. 3 Credit Hours.

This course investigates the legal techniques-judicial, legislative and adminis- trative-for controlling marketing and credit practices. Advertising, abusive sales practices such as bait and switch, the extension of credit, repossession and debt collection are among topics examined.

Prerequisite: LAW 200.

Cross-listed Courses: LGS 330

LAW 436. Introduction to Government Contracting Law, Compliance, Ethics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the legal and regulatory framework for doing business with the federal government. The course of study will center on the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and will include a study of several related statutes, as well as the regulatory compliance and business ethics requirements of doing business with the federal government. Guest speakers and case studies provide students with access and information from industry and academia.

Prerequisites: ACT 201 or ACT 203 or LAW 200 or permission of the instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: ACT 436, BUS 436, ACT 536, BUS 536, LAW 536

LAW 437. Capstone Course: Cases in Government Contracting Law, Compliance and Ethics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is the capstone course in the Government Systems Contracting certificate at Le Moyne. It requires the student to synthesize knowledge about the legal and regulatory framework for doing business with the federal government through a series of case studies of law, compliance and ethics. Course material focuses on cases derived from requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and related statutes. Guest speakers from industry and government will discuss regulatory compliance and business ethics requirements topics with students during class.

Prerequisites: BUS 436, ACT 436, LAW 436 or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: ACT 437, BUS 437, ACT 537, BUS 537, LAW 537

LAW 536. Introduction to Government Contracting Law, Compliance, Ethics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the legal and regulatory framework for doing business with the federal government. The course of study will center on the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and will include a study of several related statutes, as well as the regulatory compliance and business ethics requirements of doing business with the federal government. Guest speakers and case studies provide students with access and information from industry and academia.

Prerequisites: ACT 201 or ACT 203 or LAW 200 or permission of the instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: ACT 436, BUS 436, LAW 436, ACT 536, BUS 536

LAW 537. Capstone Course: Cases in Government Contracting Law, Compliance, and Ethics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is the capstone course in the Government Systems Contracting certificate at Le Moyne. It requires the student to synthesize knowledge about the legal and regulatory framework for doing business with the federal government through a series of case studies of law, compliance and ethics. Course material focuses on cases derived from requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, and related statutes. Guest speakers from industry and government will discuss regulatory compliance and business ethics requirements topics with students during class.

Prerequisites: BUS 536, ACT 536, LAW 536 or permission of instructor.

Cross-listed Courses: ACT 437, BUS 437, LAW 437, ACT 537, BUS 537