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MLL221 - Corporate Law

Unit details

Year2016 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



Incompatible with: MLC203
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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 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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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