Examines the modern law of commercial enterprises with a focus upon the law of corporations. Other types of business organisations, in particular partnerships, joint ventures, trusts and sole proprietorships are given coverage and compared with the corporation. Agency is examined under both the Doctrine of Ostensible Authority and the Law of Promoters. Insolvency is examined under the law pertaining to winding up.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.
International School of Business and Partnerships
Bachelor of Business Studies students only. Not available to students who have completed LAW220, LAW310 or LAW380.
LAW220 This subject is identical to LAW220, except for mode of delivery and method of assessment
LAW380 Part of the subject content is similar, however subjects are offered to different cohorts
Unincorporated Business Associations Covers: - Trusts, Partnerships, Sole Proprietors, Joint Ventures - Formation of each entity - Legal relationships - Duties and rights of controllers - Comparison with a corporation Corporations Covers: - Formation - Constitution - Law of Meetings - Duties of Directors - Protection of Minority Interests - Protection of Outsiders, including coverage of Agency principles - Capital Share and Loan - Law of Auditors - Takeovers - Winding Up, includes Insolvency and De-registration - Securities Industry Law
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