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MLL221 - Corporate Law

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

T Keily

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC203
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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

Assessment 1 (Individual) – Multiple Choice Test - 20%
Assessment 2 (Group - 5 students) – Research Paper (5000 words consisting of a 2500 word paper and a 2500 word portfolio of group planning and management evidence) - 30%
Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

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