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MLL221 - Corporate Law

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

J du Plessis

Coordinator:

V Lambropoulos (B), J du Plessis/L de koker (S, X), K Pniewski (W), A Naidu TBC (X-CBD)

Prerequisite:

MLL111

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC203
Contact hours: 4 x 1 hour lectures per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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

Assignment 1 25%, Assignment 2 25%, Examination 2 hours 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2859$2955

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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