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SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LAW09130
Module leader: Ramandeep Kaur Chhina
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accountancy Finance and Law

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added


Description of module content:

This module is divided into two parts covering:
a) partnership law, which cover the following topics: general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships; and
b) company law, which covers the following topics: incorporation of companies, company documentation, the corporate veil, directors and other company officers, the allotment of shares, minority protection, capital maintenance, meetings, takeovers, charges, receivership, administration, winding up, insider dealing, the Stock Market and many other related issues.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Explain the law relating to partnerships and companies, their financing, and their operation clearly, literately and succinctly
LO2: Apply the law relating to complex legal problems in the field of partnership law and company law.
LO3: Undertake independent research in areas of partnership law and company law.
LO4: Analyse current research, critical issues and forthcoming developments in the law relating to partnerships and companies.
LO5: Evaluate the significance of the interaction between partnership law, company law, accounting, economics and public policy in national and international context
LO6: Evaluate the competing interests of partners, directors, shareholders and creditors (voluntary and involuntary) and the role of partnership law and company law respectively in trying to enforce fair dealing between these various interests.

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