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Unit: Corporations Law (7024)

Level: 3Credit Points: 3Contribution Band: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Availability in 2012: Not offered (Also available in: 2013, 2014)

    Syllabus

    The areas examined include the: incorporation of a company and its constitution; rights, duties and liabilities of directors, other company officers and shareholders; company meeting; companys dealings with outsiders; and introduction to the law relating to company takeovers, securities, insolvency and winding up.

    Class Contact

    Three hours per week.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful conclusion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the essential features of Corporations Law; demonstrate an awareness of reform proposals and policy issues associated with Corporations Law; acquire and demonstrate through the completion of set assigned tasks the skills of legal analysis and application of the law to problem scenarios; and acquire and demonstrate through the completion of set assigned tasks an ability to critically analyse existing law and reform proposals from a legal and policy perspective.

    Prerequisite

    Completion of 6602 Legal Systems or equivalent. AND 6594 Contract Law.

    Referenced Courses

    • 995AA Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication / Bachelor of Laws
    • 944AA Bachelor of Applied Economics/Bachelor of Laws
    • 821AA Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 801AA Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
    • 808AA Bachelor of Business Informatics/Bachelor of Laws
    • 810AA Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
    • 127JA Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 194JA Bachelor of Forensic Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 996AA Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws
    • 794AA Bachelor of Laws
    • 829AA Bachelor of Management/Bachelor of Laws
    • 149JA Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Laws
    • 997AA Bachelor of Public Relations / Bachelor of Laws
    • 833AA Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Bachelor of Laws
    • 836AA Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
    • 837AA Bachelor of Sports Media/Bachelor of Laws

    Referenced Unit Sets

    • MJ0082 Major in Law Foundation

    Unit Level Key:

    • 1 - Offered in first year of course curriculum
    • 2 - Offered in second year of course curriculum
    • 3 - Offered in third year of course curriculum
    • 4 - Offered in fourth year of course curriculum
    • 5 - Offered in fifth year of course curriculum
    • G - Offered in graduate course curriculums
    • PG - Offered in postgraduate course curriculums
    • R - Offered in research course curriculums
    • H - Offered in honours course curriculums

     
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