Corporate Law & Practice G (6231.4)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
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- Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (179578) - View
- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167674) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151831) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140617) - View
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This subject familiarizes students with the law affecting the main types of commercial organisations used by the private sector. Partnerships and corporations are examined, with most attention being given to the latter. The practical and theoretical aspects of the law relating to the internal structure and the external relations of these organisations will be studied. The topics in relation to corporations will include incorporation, the constitution of the company, share capital and loan finance, issues to the public, the rights, duties and liabilities of directors, other officers and shareholders, the accounts and audit requirements, corporate finance, company liquidations, takeovers and securities regulation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand the essential features of corporations law and the law relating to partnerships and the levels of legal accountability that arise in these organisations;
2. Understand the legal aspects of corporate finance, company liquidations, takeovers and securities regulation;
3. Be aware of the nature of reform proposals and policy issues associated with corporations law and be able to critically analyse existing law and reform proposals from a legal and policy perspective; and
4. Demonstrate an ability to analyse a factual problem involving corporations and/or partnerships law and apply the law to resolve the issues.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2018
Semester 2, 2017
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
Business Law G.