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LAWS77-579: International Corporate Law

Description

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

TypePostgraduate
CodeLAWS77-579
EFTSL0.25
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit20
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Current: $10,140
  • Commencing in May 2021: $10,500

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

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • 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)

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020