MLL221 - Corporate Law

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: (For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

Zehra Kavame Eroglu


Students enrolled before 2019: MLL110 and must have successfully completed 5 Law (MLL) units
Students commencing from 2019: MLL110 and MLL113 and must have successfully completed 5 Law (MLL) units

Incompatible with: MLC203, MLL331
Contact hours:

Campus: 2h class + 1h class + 1h seminar per week

Cloud(online): 2h class + 1h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week


The unit provides an overview of the law in Australia governing the various forms in which businesses are conducted and aims to familiarise students with the concept of corporate legal personality. Topics include: choosing between business organisations; corporate personality; promoters and pre-registration contracts; registration of corporations; the corporate constitution; shares and dividends; corporate fundraising; appointment and removal of directors; directors' duties; and external administration.


Assessment 1 (Group of 4)- Memorandum of Advice (4000 words) and Group Reflection (1000 words) - 40%

Examination- 60%

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