Subject details

On successful completion of this degree you will be able to:

  1. demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of corporate law
  2. analyse and research complex problems relating to corporate law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
  3. demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to corporate law and generate appropriate responses
  4. show effective, appropriate and persuasive communication skills for a professional audience.
  • Topics

    • Introduction
    • Partnerships & Fiduciaries
    • Company History, Theory and CSR: Political and Ethical Dimensions
    • Corporate Personality, Regulatory Framework
    • Management of Companies
    • Directors
    • Directors and director's duty
    • Members Rights and Remedies
    • Company finance
    • Fund-raising
    • Administration
  • Study resources

    • Online Materials

      • Audio-Video streaming

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is an examination of the law of corporations. It begins with an overview of various business organisations and then focuses exclusively on companies. The unit covers the corporate regulatory system, incorporation and its implications, corporate organs and corporate governance, directors’ rights and duties, shareholders’ rights and remedies, and insolvency.

  • Case Brief (10%)
  • Open Book Invigilated Exam (50%)
  • Memorandum of Law (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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