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BTC2210 - Australian company law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Abe Herzberg


Not offered in 2007


Topics include the Corporations Act 2001 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; rights of shareholders and minority shareholder protection; forms of corporate insolvency administrations, particularly as they affect creditors, officers and shareholders.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (3.5 hours - includes 0.5 hours for reading and note taking): 70%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week


BTC1110 or BTC2110 or equivalent


BTW2220, LAW4171