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Property, Regulation and Commercial Paper


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 have 24/7 access to on-line testing materials. Each chapter of text in a course has twenty questions, multiple choice, true-false or a combination thereof. Students may query the instructor up to three times, via e-mail, regarding course content. For the Advanced Completion course enrollment, students have unlimited access to the instructor via e-mail.

TEXT: West's Business Law (Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical and International Environment), by Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger Leroy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz and Frank B. Cross. Ninth Edition. West Educational Publishing Company, 2004. ISBN: 0-324-15282-5


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
  • Follow the process involved in the transfer of negotiable instruments


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)

course quick facts
course code DED2802-D
cost $159.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
6 Weeks

George Guay is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, and has spent the last decade teaching a variety of online law courses that cover topics such as, Property Regulation and Commercial Paper, Business Organizations and the Law, Contract Law, and Ethics and the Law. Guay has authored a number law related documents including bar review outlines and texts for courses covering the LSAT. He has taught over thirty subjects in online courses, which have covered a myriad of subjects from law to criminal justice.