- Code LAWS4237
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career UGRD
- Peta Spender
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2016
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- issues prompting, and theories shaping, the regulation of takeovers and the securities industry generally;
- the regulation of financial markets;
- the powers of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission and the obligations of listed companies, brokers and dealers;
- controls upon market manipulation and insider trading;
- the legal requirements for prospectuses;
- controls upon the acquisition of shares under Chapter 6 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth);
- directors' responsibilities in a takeover situation; and
- compulsory acquisition powers.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On the successful completion of this course students should be able to:
1. Define, describe and apply in a coherent fashion an advanced knowledge of the relevant legal framework and the mechanics of the legal rules relevant to the regulation of takeovers and securities regulation in Australia;
2. Describe, discuss, explain, analyse and critique the policies behind those rules;
3. Analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to identify solutions to complex problems faced during corporate fundraising and corporate control transactions, with intellectual independence;
4. Recognise, explain and analyse themes emerging within wider debates about regulation and corporate governance;
5. Design, plan and execute a research project, with some independence;
6. Engage in respectful communication and debate with staff and peers.
Indicative Assessment• Research paper (50%)
• Take-home exam (50%)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9039||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|