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Malaysian company law (6 points)


Leader: Mr Abe Herzberg

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Topics include the Malaysian company law regime; the role and function of the Registrar of Companies and the Securities Commission; the characteristics of a company and the concept of limited liability; the effect of incorporation; the corporate constitution; the company's relationship with outsiders; share and loan capital; regulation of public fund raising; duties of directors, officers and promoters; rights of members and minority shareholder protection; takeover regulation; forms of corporate insolvency administrations, particularly as they affect creditors, officers and shareholders.

Assessment: Assignment (2000 words): 20% + Examination (3 hours): 80%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites: BTC1110 or BTC2110 or equivalent

Prohibitions: BTF2151

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