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BTG9220

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Ashraf Kazi

Synopsis

Topics include the Corporations Law scheme; the role and functions of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; the concept of limited liability; the effect of registration; the corporate constitution; the company's relationship with outsiders; share and loan capital; regulation of public fund raising; duties of directors, officers and promoters; rights of members and minority shareholder protection; forms of corporate insolvency administrations, particularly as they affect creditors, officers and shareholders; trusts, trustees, beneficiaries and third parties.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • identify the important elements in the internal regulation of companies and how they may be used
  • explain the nature of trusts, they way they operate and the rights and obligations of people involved in or dealing with trusts
  • analyse hypothetical case studies and formulate a legal argument by the application of statute and case law
  • critically evaluate the effectiveness of aspects of corporate law in the context of the changing needs of the community.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Ashraf Kazi

Prerequisites

BTG9270

Prohibitions

BTX9541