Business Entities - TABL2741

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Taxation and Business Law

Course Outline: TABL2741 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: (LEGT1710 or TABL1710) and must not be enrolled in Law single and dual programs

Excluded: LEGT7741

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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All students taking this course during Summer Term will be required to pay full tuition fees. This includes Commonwealth supported students who are studying at UNSW. Please see UNSW Business School courses - Summer Term fees for more information.

This course looks at the law relating to the legal structures available for business including partnerships, joint ventures, trusts and companies. The primary focus is on the modern company and its operation under the Corporations Act and at general law. Topics include the nature of the corporate entity; establishing the company and fund raising (equity and debt finance); corporate liability; corporate governance (the rights and duties of directors and officers); shareholders rights and remedies; alternatives to liquidation (corporate rescue options under external administration) and liquidation.
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