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    Advanced studies in company law.

    This paper builds upon and expands the material covered in the Company Law paper (LAWS 407). A selection of topics involving such areas as the powers, duties and liabilities of directors; issues raised by corporate trustees; voidable transactions and shareholder rights and remedies will be considered.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced Company Law
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.1
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $730.20
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    (LAWS 307 and 66 further LAWS points) or (LAWS 407 and 81 further LAWS points)
    Pre or Corequisite
    Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
    Limited to
    LLB, LLB(Hons)
    (i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS482 passed before 2007.
    Teaching staff
    Professor Scott
    Course materials are provided.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Successful completion of this paper will:

    • Assist you to develop your understanding of the company as a legal entity
    • Provide you with detailed knowledge of selected company law rules
    • Develop your ability to read case law with close attention and perception and subject it to critical analysis
    • Assist you to develop your confidence and skills, not only in researching, analysing and assimilating new legal material, but also in the oral and written presentation and exposition of that material to others


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
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