LAW OF BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

LST2LBA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In Australia, most business is carried out by companies and other groups of persons. In this subject students deal with the key features of the legislation and cases which govern the formation and regulation of these business associations. This subject explains how these laws operate on the economy and society at large and on persons and institutions within society, along with how persons and institutions may best utilise these laws. Students completing this subject should be able to apply rules and principles extracted from legislation and cases to describe how the main operational activities are carried out in, and resolve disputes arising from, the operations and functioning of business associations.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning Activities1. Utilisation of lecture materials 2. Completion of reading tasks 3. Preparation for tutorials and completion of written and oral tutorial-based tasks 4. Completion of self-assessment tests. 5. Completion of written assessment

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLST2BSL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsLST3LBA

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsNot available to Bachelor of Laws students as a law elective

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. Describe the most important legal forms for carrying on business and determine which form is the most appropriate in given circumstances
02. Describe, determine the relevance of and apply to fact situations the main provisions of the law of partnership and of corporations law, both in terms of the functioning and in terms of disputes arising in the course of the operations of partnerships and companies
03. Describe and critically analyse the administrative, constitutional and moral frameworks of the law of business associations

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
10AM on Tuesdays

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

SeminarWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSunil Rao

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

On-Line Quiz - (200 words) Multiple choice test (two attempts only)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Open book in Tutorial Legal Writing Task (500-700 words) Completed in tutorial - 30 minutes

N/AOther written examIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Assignment (submitted online - 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2

Open book Examination (3 hours)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3