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LAWS77-579: International Corporate Law


International Corporate Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject provides students with a comprehensive understanding of comparative corporate law and the interface of different corporate law regimes for corporate entities that operate globally, list their shares on exchanges in different jurisdictions, and engage in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Students will familiarise themselves with core features of selected domestic corporate law regimes and their effects on cross-border corporate activities. Students will study and research core areas of corporate law, including corporate governance, corporate finance, and major corporate transactions on a comparative basis.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-579
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Credit: 20
Study areas:
  • Law

Learning outcomes

  1. Review and reflect on core issues of corporate law and corporate governance and how different legal systems address them.
  2. Draft a corporate charter and statute, and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Reflect on your own teamwork skills, as well as your drafting performance.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired 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.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Admitted into LA-43015 Master of Laws or LA-43050 Master of Laws or LA-43052 Master of Laws (External)

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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