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BTW2220 - Corporations law and trusts

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Ashraf Kazi, Ms Jennifer O'Reilly


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Peninsula First semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Prato Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)
Prato Winter semester 2007 (On-campus)
Singapore 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 objectives of this unit are to:


Written: 30%
Examination: 70%

Contact hours

2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week


BTW1200 or equivalent


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