Corporations Law is a compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject examines the law relating to registered companies. It builds upon the aspects of corporate law discussed in Business Associations. Topics canvassed include dividends, debentures and other interests, fundraising, members' rights and remedies, directors' powers and duties, majority rule and minority oppression, company meetings, receiverships, voluntary administration and winding up. The subject also may include a brief introduction to securities industry law, financial services law and takeovers.
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1. Analyse legal problems to identify corporations law issues and to explain those issues.
2. Apply relevant aspects of corporations law to the facts of those problems.
3. Design appropriate strategies to ensure their clients do not contravene corporations law or incur liability.
4. Critique, reflect upon and evaluate the effectiveness of various corporations law rules and provisions.
5. Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
6. Review relevant legal rules and argue persuasively in a mooting context.
7. Have ability to work with and analyse primary materials (eg, statutes and cases).
There are no co-requisites.
Future offerings not yet planned.