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Corporations Law G (6780.5)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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  • Winter Term, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (167872) - View
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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.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the essential features of Corporations Law;

2. Demonstrate an awareness of reform proposals and policy issues associated with Corporations Law;

3. Acquire and demonstrate through the completion of set assigned tasks the skills of legal analysis and application of the law to problem scenarios; and

4. 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.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

40 hours intensive and online.

Prerequisites

Completion of 6777 Legal Systems G or equivalent. AND 6779 Contract Law G. Entry to the graduate law program.

Assumed Knowledge

Familiarity with the legal system, particularly the Australian system; basic legal research skills, understanding of judicial precedent and statutory interpretation.


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