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MLM731 - Corporations Law

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Not offered in 2015

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Thai
Incompatible with: MLC702, MLC730 and MLL731
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit will provide students with a basic knowledge of the regulation of companies by law under the Australian national corporations' legislation and related case law. Topics include: an introduction and historical background; characteristics of a corporation; types of corporation; the corporate constitution; corporate capacity and authority of those acting on a company's behalf; promoters; regulation of fundraising directors; shareholders; minority rights; share and loan capital; receivership; voluntary administration and deeds of company arrangement; liquidation.


Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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