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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 3072

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105376

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with an advanced understanding of Insolvency Law in the context of corporate insolvency.

Course content

Voluntary and compulsory winding up; the effects of winding up and the termination of winding up;  assets available to the liquidator; administration of winding up; criminal offences and civil actions against company directors; non-liquidation arrangements; voluntary administration; cross border insolvency. 

Textbook(s)

Symes C. Brown D and Welland M 2015, Australian Insolvency Law; Cases and Materials , LexisNexis Butterworths, Chatswood N.S.W

. 2001, Corporations Act (Commonwealth), n/a, http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/ca2001172/

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LAWS 3080 Corporations Law A

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 40 hours x n/a
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 40 hours x n/a

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Research assignment 2500 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Research assignment 2500 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Research assignment 2500 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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