PRESCRIBED TEXT AT CURTIN SUMMER SCHOOL 2011/12
The corporations law text for business students that places the law into context.
Australian Corporate Law is a corporations law text that has been designed specifically for students studying corporations law as part of their business or commerce degree. It uses a pedagogical design that business and commerce students are familiar with, while still containing all the relevant content and detail to enable students to gain a solid understanding of corporations law.
· Clear and concise explanation of corporate law principles and cases
· Pedagogical structure that scaffolds student learning
· Revised structure of directors' duties chapters
· Expanded coverage of corporate contractual liability
· Additional case studies to highlight current issues
· Student learning supported on LN Connect
· Lecturer support available for lectures who prescribe the text
Harris, Butterworths Questions and Answers: Corporations Law 3rd ed, 2010.
Harris, LexisNexis Study Guide: Corporations Law, 2008.
Anderson, Dickfos, Nehme, Hyland, Dahdal, Focus: Corporations Law 3rd ed, 2009.
1. The Context of Australian Corporate Law
2. Australian Securities and Investments Commission: Role and Powers
3. Business Structures
4. Partnerships and Associations
5. Incorporation and Its Effects
6. Internal Governance: Constitution and Replaceable Rules
7. Corporate Liability: Tort, Crime and Contract
8. Promoters: Duties and Liabilities
9. Corporate Fundraising
10. Debentures and Debt Capital
11. Share Capital and Transactions Affecting Share Capital
12. Membership Rights and Meetings
14. Corporate Governance
15. Directors and Officers
16. Directors' Duties: Duty of Good Faith
17. Directors' Duties: Conflict of Interest
18. Directors' Duties: Duty of Care
19. Corporate Governance in Financially Troubled Companies
20. Members' Remedies
21. Disclosure Obligations and Auditing
22. Financial Services, Managed Investment Schemes and Financial Markets
23. Mergers and Acquisition
24. External Administration and Insolvency
25. Researching Corporate Law