The general principles of the law relating to companies; legal regulation of the flotation of public companies and of the offering of financial securities to the public.
This paper provides an introduction to the incorporated company as recognised and created by successive Companies Acts, with particular emphasis upon the duties of directors and the rights of shareholders.
|Paper title||Company Law|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$710.30|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 96 LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- LAWS 307
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be enabled to understand what a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1993 is and how it operates and be provided with knowledge of selected company law rules.