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LAW6155   Introduction to Company Law and Corporate Governance   (15 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Co-requisites   LAW685 Legal Research Writing Skills


This module begins with an outline of the principles of company law for those who have not studied it before. It then offers an overview of directors┬┐ duties, decision-making, and minority protection versus market protection. These topics are then set in their broader corporate governance context, with an overview of theoretical approaches to corporate governance, as well as some of the main mechanisms characteristic of the UK system.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 138.0
Lecture 6.0
Seminar 6.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 100 % S1