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Company Law - ACCG614

This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, including relevant commercial legal principles and corporate law and regulation. After dealing with core aspects of rights and liabilities, and the characteristics of business organisations generally, the unit focuses on Australian company law. Students develop an understanding of the nature and function of a company, as well as the important issues concerning shareholder rights and the duties of directors. The unit also addresses issues relevant to companies and individuals in financial difficulty and insolvency law. Classes will include consideration of relevant legal issues, case law, and important sections of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and other relevant legislation.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

City S1 Day - City, Session 1, Day, February to June

City S2 Day - City, Session 2, Day, August to November

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance staff

Admission to MAccg(Adv) or MAccg or MAcc(CPA) or MAcc(Prof) or MAcc(Prof)MCom or MIntAccg or MCom or MEc or MBioTechMCom  Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ACCG854
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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