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-ordinatorDavid Wishart

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW1LIM

Co-requisitesLAW3CMP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. To compose a concise and nuanced response to a problem of corporate governance
02. To describe and analyse issues in corporate governance including relevant theory and empirical evidence
03. To identify, analyse and evaluate complex legal principles in different jurisdictions and apply those principles to corporate governance issues
04. To research and critically analyse several corporate governance issues of current importance including comparative analysis of corporate governance in different countries

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