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BTF2220 - Corporations law and trusts

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Antoinette Sernia


Prato Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)


Topics include the separate legal entity status of companies and the concept of limited liability; the effect of registration; the corporate constitution; the company's relationship with outsiders; corporate management incorporating extensive consideration of directors' duties; share capital; regulation of public fund raising; members' remedies incorporating statutory remedies and common law rights of action; members' meetings; forms of corporate insolvency administrations; trusts, incorporating the role of trustees and the rights of beneficiaries.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (open-book, 3 hours
30 minutes reading and noting): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week