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BTW2213 - Malaysian company law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Shanthy Rachagan


Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


The unit will focus on the law relating to corporate governance in Malaysia. It will begin with the need for good corporate governance in Malaysia and the factors that are involved in ensuring good corporate governance. It will focus on directors' duties and the need for the board to be independent of majority shareholders and their nominated directors and on the role that auditors and shareholders play in ensuring good corporate governance practices. The unit will also include the disclosure obligations of companies and how these rules are currently enforced. In all instances the essential elements of the law is examined, as are the implications of each law on business practice.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


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

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week.




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