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Unit Code
Unit Title
LAW407 Mooting
LAW422 Evidence
LAW423 Criminal and Civil Procedure
LAW450 Equity
LAW602 Foundations of Media and Information Technology Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW603 Labour Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW604 Competition Law
LAW606 Law of the Oceans and the Antarctic
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW607 Corporations Law 2
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW608 Law of Nations
LAW609 Comparative Administrative Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW610 International Environmental Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW612 Jurisprudence
LAW615 Criminology
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW617 Comparative Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW619 Biotechnology Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW622 Law Elective 4 (Parliamentary Law and Practice)
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW623 Law Elective 5 (International Humanitarian Law)
LAW624 Dispute Resolution
LAW625 Law Review
LAW631 International Law
LAW634 Human Rights
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW636 Law of the European Union
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW641 Environmental Law
LAW652 Media Law
LAW662 Tax 1
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW663 International Trade Law
LAW664 Intellectual Property
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW669 Consumer Protection
LAW670 Information Technology Law
LAW677 Law Elective 2 (International Criminal Law)
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW678 Law Elective 3 (Issues in Criminal Justice)
LAW679 Supervised Research Paper
LAW681 Family 1 - the Family and the Child
LAW682 Family 2 - Financial Aspects of Family Law
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW683 Succession
LAW684 Conflicts (Private International Law)
LAW688 Sentencing
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW692 Jessup Moot
(Not Offered 2012)
LAW693 Law Elective 1 (Transitional Governance)
LAW695 Law and Ethics of Health Care
LAW696 Professional Conduct

2014 LAW607 Corporations Law 2

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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Not Offered


Areas of Law not covered in LAW305 Corporations Law 1 are analysed in this unit - with particular emphasis on those aspects related to the larger public corporation. This includes an examination of the structure and market for corporate control through takeovers and other forms of arrangements, an appreciation of the securities and futures industry focusing on its regulation, and well as managed investments. Students are expected to develop an understanding of the legislation, administrative regime and judicial decisions surrounding this area. The policy objectives behind legislative intervention are also examined. Possible reforms and comparative regimes are also discussed.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


TEACHING PATTERN: 5 x 50 minute seminars fortnightly

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

Prereq Either LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226 LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204

STAFF: tba

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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.

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