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Company Law - LAWS811

This unit studies the nature, formation and management of the modern corporation. It examines the consequences of the adoption of corporate form including the separation of legal personality between the company and its shareholders and the impact of limited liability. The extensive common law and statutory regulatory regime applicable to directors and other company officers in the management of the company is surveyed as is the important role of shareholders' rights in governing this entity. The examination of the corporation is undertaken in the context of globalisation where the proliferation of corporate governance codes is increasing.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Professor Vijaya Nagarajan
Prerequisites:

((Admission to GradCertLaw or GradDipLaw or LLM or admission to JD after 2014) and corequisite LAWS600)) or (admission to JD in 2014) Prerequisite Information

Corequisites:

NCCW(s):
Unit Designation(s):

Arts

Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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