Course Title: Company and Finance Law

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Company and Finance Law

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus 

Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

JUST1028

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009

JUST1151

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2008,
Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009

LAW2450

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010

LAW2450

City Campus

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021,
Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022

LAW2452

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010

LAW2452

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017

LAW2504

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 16

LAW2507

Melbourne transfer to Vietnam

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017

LAW2629

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

Offsh3 22

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW2504

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12018 (All)

LAW2504

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

660H Graduate School of Business and Law

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12019 (All)

Course Coordinator: Alex Wong

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5131

Course Coordinator Email: Alex.Wong@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 13

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

002917 Commercial Law or equivalent prior to enrolling in 002928 Company and Finance Law


Course Description

In this course you will develop a  broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of the legal principles relating to corporations and corporate finance. In this course you will examine the key legal obligations and implications over the lifecycle of a company in Australia – from registering a company, the operation of a company (including corporate governance and corporate finance) through to the winding up of a company and de-registration (including corporate insolvency).


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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CLO1: Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant legal and factual issues relating to an Australian company and its operations, including evaluating, analysing, and applying relevant provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 and other relevant statutory and case law. 

CLO2: Analyse and generate solutions making reasoned make reasoned and appropriate choices among alternatives on a range of legal problems relating to corporate law and corporate finance.

CLO3: Communicate effectively with clients and other business professionals on a range of commercial issues to indicate the corporate law consequences of actions taken or proposed. 

CLO4: Conduct research into the corporate law and corporate finance including analysing legal issues and law reform proposals within the broader business and social context.


Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be motivated to be an active learner. Students will be required to develop their knowledge and skills through both the course materials supplied as well as their own self-directed research and intellectual inquiry. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to law and legal practice impacting new and emergent technologies. Your learning will be supported through various in-class and online activities comprising individual and group work. These may include quizzes; assignments; prescribed readings; sourcing, researching and analysing specific information; solving problems; conducting presentations; producing work in a variety of media and collaborating with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through Canvas. You will also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips; and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information. 
Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.
Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

There are three assessment tasks.

Assessment Task 1 (20%)
Linked CLOs: 1

Assessment Task 2 (40%) 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Assessment Task 3 (40%)   
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, and 3.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.