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Unit details

MLM731 - Corporations Law

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Thai
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC702, MLC730 and MLL731
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2839$2908

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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