CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN PUBLICLY LISTED COMPANIES

LAW3CGP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the significance of corporate governance in the context of corporate regulation. The subject is designed to give students an insight into several corporate governance issues of current importance including comparative analysis of corporate governance in different countries. Principal topics include: agency problems in the context of publicly listed companies, the different tools used by corporate law to regulate agency problems, directors' duties and their enforcement, executive compensation, the role of the market for corporate control and minority shareholder protection.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlma Pekmezovic

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW1LIM and (LAW3CMP or LAW3COR)

Co-requisites LAW3CMP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To compose a concise and nuanced response to a problem of corporate governance

Activities:
Take-Home Exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Writing

02. To describe and analyse issues in corporate governance including relevant theory and empirical evidence

Activities:
Discussion Forum and Exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Ethical Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Information Literacy

03. To identify, analyse and evaluate complex legal principles in different jurisdictions and apply those principles to corporate governance issues

Activities:
Discussion Forum and Exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Information Literacy
Critical Thinking

04. To research and critically analyse several corporate governance issues of current importance including comparative analysis of corporate governance in different countries

Activities:
Discussion Forum and Exam
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

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