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LAW3311 Company Law

Short Description: Company Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090901 - Business and Commercial Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 January 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW2212

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

Companies are the business form of choice which dominate the commercial landscape. The variety, size and structure of companies varies greatly. The object of this course is to provide students with an overview of the major principles and mechanisms of company law. On completion of this course, students will have sufficient legal information concerning the corporate business form, including formation and characteristics of a company; the corporate constitution; corporate finance, share structure and membership; constitution and powers of corporate organs (board and general meeting); corporate authority; corporate governance including directors' duties; shareholders' remedies; and administration and winding up of the company. The course also provides students with opportunities to develop their skills in problem solving and statutory interpretation.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 26 January 2021