Corporations Law is a compulsory subject in the Bachelor of Laws 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.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have
through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge
expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against
enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the
subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
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