Business and Corporate Law
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain Australian business and corporate law principles and critique its application
- Apply business and corporate law to authentic legal situations
- Present advice in oral and written forms on authentic business and corporate law case studies
- Introduction to the Australian Legal System
- Legal Research, Time Management, Reflective Study and Legal Problem Solving
- Competition and Consumer Law & Agency Law
- Introduction to Torts
- Business Organisations
- Internal Rules for Companies and Meetings
- Directors and Officers and their Duties
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This subject covers a range of legal topics relating to the business environment. It combines topics that are necessary for a consideration of business and corporate law including: an introduction to the Australian legal system; contract law principles; sale of goods; competition and consumer law; tort law; law of agency; business structures and basic Australian corporate law and governance principles. The subject teaches students how to analyse, and solve legal problems, all essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management.
- Quiz (10%)
- Final Exam (50%)
- Case Study (40%)