Course Title: Define and research the application of corporations law

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6141 Advanced Diploma of Legal Practice

Course Title: Define and research the application of corporations law

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW5723

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply areas of company and associations law in order to support relevant operations of a legal office, financial institution, accounting office, government department or authority or corporate section.

This unit supports the work of personnel engaged in the operation of a legal office, financial institution, accounting office, government department or authority, or associated fields within public and/or corporate sectors.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21649 Define and research the application of corporations law

Elements:

1.Research the development of company law

10.Analyse the legal nature of incorporated associations

2.Analyse and apply the concept of corporate liability

3.Determine and apply the procedure to register a company

4.Identify and apply the regulation of shares and shareholdings

5.Examine and apply the regulation of company finance

6.Analyse and apply the regulation of company management

7.Analyse the regulation of company takeovers

8.Examine the reasons for external administration of a company

9.Analyse and apply the processes of liquidation and/or winding up of a company


Learning Outcomes


 


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

In order to demonstrate competency in this unit, you must provide evidence of:

• knowledge of corporate liability, including the principles of separate corporate personality and the corporate veil
• knowledge of authority, duties and liabilities of company promoters and pre-registration contracts legal requirements
• knowledge of the regulation of company finance in terms of shares and shareholding
• knowledge of powers, responsibilities and liabilities of parties involved in an external administration of a company
• assessing issues of company registration and governance and applying relevant regulations and provisions
• assessing issues of company takeovers, external administration and winding up, and applying relevant regulations and provisions
• knowledge of types of companies, registration, governance and liabilities
• knowledge of regulations concerning company takeovers, external administration, liquidation and winding-up
• knowledge of legal nature of incorporated associations
• knowledge of the nature and principles of relevant Corporations Law

Context for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

• activities are related to a legal practice context
• activities are related to laws, regulations and procedures currently operating across the jurisdictions relevant to this qualification

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.


Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning effectiveness and final performance in the course.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.