A company possesses its own legal identity. This course provides an in depth analysis of the classifications and features of companies, the obligations and rights of parties to the corporation with emphasis on the main legislation. Directions for focus include consideration of the company as a legal person; the incorporation of companies; internal governance; director's duties and shareholder's rights; accounts and financial disclosure; transacting and external administration. As alternatives to the corporate form the course sources and interprets the different legal forms of sole trader, partnership and trading trusts. Students will experience increased confidence in employing legal terminology, tools and communication in diverse situations.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Business School|
Semester 2 - 2015
(Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course includes a presentation of the forms and characteristics of business associations, partnerships, the rights and obligations of partners, the nature and various forms of corporations, directors’ duties, members’ rights, and legal aspects of company finance.
|Assumed Knowledge||PACC6009 Business Law|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for PACC6010|