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LAWS77-798: Practical Company and Commercial Law

Description

Practical Company and Commercial Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject will examine a number of important legal areas typically dealt with by company/commercial legal practitioners (other than mergers and acquisitions). Students will learn about the practical methods for achieving the following key transactions and the key documentation involved in those transactions: corporate investments; options to subscribe for shares; financing through convertible loan stock; issue of warrants; joint ventures; partnerships and limited partnerships.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-798
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,250.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Outline the role of lawyers in selected company and commercial transactions, e.g. investments, share subscriptions, shareholders agreements and joint ventures. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of deal terms and structuring arrangements, and an ability to apply that understanding. 3. Show a basic knowledge of the core documentation involved in progressing and completing transactions and an ability to apply that knowledge. 4. To describe, apply and evaluate key areas for negotiation. 5. To evaluate risks and apply methods of risk avoidance.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

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.

Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.

Restrictions:

Students must be into a Masters law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange student.

Anti-requisites:

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
    Semester start: 17/01/2022
    Subject start: 14/02/2022
    Cancellation 1: 19/02/2022
    Cancellation 2: 20/02/2022
    Last enrolment: 17/02/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 23/02/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 27/02/2022
    Teaching census: 22/02/2022
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 14/11/2021
Semester start: 17/01/2022
Subject start: 14/02/2022
Cancellation 1: 19/02/2022
Cancellation 2: 20/02/2022
Last enrolment: 17/02/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 23/02/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 27/02/2022
Teaching census: 22/02/2022