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BTG9220 - Corporations law and trusts

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr (Mrs) Ashraf U. Kazi


Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


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.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%