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Corporations law and trusts (6 points)


Leader: Mr Andrew Coleman (Berwick), Dr Ashraf Kazi (Gippsland), Ms Jennifer O'Reilly (Peninsula)

Peninsula First semester 2003 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2003 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Summer 2003 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Perth Second semester 2004 (Day)
Singapore Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Peninsula Summer 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Topics include the Corporations Law scheme; the role and functions of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission; the concept of limited liability; the effect of registration; 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; forms of corporate insolvency administrations, particularly as they affect creditors, officers and shareholders; trusts, trustees, beneficiaries and third parties.

Assessment: Written: 30% + Examination: 70%

Contact Hours: 2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites: BTW1200 or equivalent

Prohibitions: BTC2210, BTC2213, BTW2213

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