LAWS1091 is only available in T2 by School Consent. Contact UNSW Law Students Services for more information.
This course examines the central legislative rules and legal principles of corporation's law. Foundational principles such as limited liability and rights attached to shares are examined together with the rights of shareholders and other stakeholders. There is a particular focus on the appointment and removal of directors and officers, and their duties and decision-making processes. Wider policy issues, including the powers and role of the regulators, are also examined.
Introduction to the Corporation and incorporating under Australian law
The implications of separate legal personality and limited liability
The corporate constitution
Decision Making by the Board of Directors and General Meeting
Theories of the corporation and corporate governance
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