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LA4106 - Advanced Company Law

[Not offered in 2011]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject provides students with the opportunity to pursue advanced study in corporate law. Coverage includes corporate finance (including debt and equity finance, securities and regulation of fund raising activities); corporate control transactions (includng takeovers, reorganisations, amagulations, schemes of arrangement and compromises, self-acquisition, reduction of capital and restrictions on financial assistance); corporate capacity and the corporation's civil and criminal liability.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe options for corporate fundraising, provision of securities, dealing with securities and regulation of fundraising activities;
  • describe corporate capacity and the corporation's liability for civil and criminal wrongs;
  • describe corporate control transactions (including takeovers, reorganisations, amalagations, schemes of arrangements, compromises, self-acquisitions, reductions of capital and restrictions on provision of financial assistance).

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.
Prerequisites: LA3106 or BU2112 or CO2502
LA3016 and LA3002 and CO3512

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.