MLM731 - Corporations Law
|Year||2014 unit information|
Not offered in 2014
|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%