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BX2112 - Law of Business Organisations

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The law relating to partnerships and companies. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the accounting major.

Learning Outcomes

  • determine the legal obligations of company controllers;
  • determine the legal rights and obligations of persons operating partnerships;
  • explain the legal requirements relating to the set up and operation of a company;
  • explain the methods of terminating a company;
  • inform dissatisfied shareholders and other persons dealing with a company of their legal rights and forms of redress.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (60%) - Individual
  • Workshop Performance - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (30%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: BU1112 OR BU2111 OR CO1501 OR LA1006 OR (LA1105 AND LA1106) OR (LA2011 AND LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CO2502 LA3002 LA3015 LA3106 BU2112

Availabilities

Cairns, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Lecturer: Mr Benjamin Schierhuber.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 48 hours workshops - Up to 48 hours of workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 07-Oct-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Lecturer: Dr Kelvin Kuan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Coord/Lect: Dr Benedict Atkinson.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Trimester 1, Internal
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Lecturers: Mr Benjamin Schierhuber, Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Trimester 1, External
Census Date 11-Mar-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Floyd
Lecturer: Mr Benjamin Schierhuber.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.