Law of Associations: A Custom Publication for Western Sydney University

A Custom Publication relating to corporations and associations law for Western Sydney University

Selected by: Grace Borsellino

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409351163

Product description

This title has been prepared for students at Western Sydney University and reproduces material from the following LexisNexis Butterworths titles:

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018
  • Robert Boadle, The Law of Restructuring, 2019
  • John Farrar & Pamela Hanrahan, Corporate Governance, 2017
  • John Gooley, Michael Zammit, Matthew Dicker & David Russell, Corporations and Associations Law: Principles and Issues, 6th ed, 2015
  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015
  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018

Features

  • Readings selected to support learning in the WSU Law of Associations unit
 

Table of contents

Topic 1: Introduction to Business Structures, Companies and the Regulatory Scheme.



  • Reading 1 — Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 1 ‘Corporate Law: Theories, Principles and Applications’, [1.1] – [1.23].

  • Reading 2

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 2 ‘The Regulatory Framework’, [2.1] – [2.32].

  • Reading 3

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 3 ‘The Nature of Companies, Partnerships, and Other Business Structures’, [3.2] - [3.8].

  • Reading 4

  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018, Chapter 3 ‘Business Structures’, [3.1] – [3.101].

  • Reading 5

  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018, Chapter 4 ‘Partnerships and Associations’, [4.1] – [4.75].



Topic 2: Incorporation and Its Effects



  • Reading 6

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 4 ‘Corporate Personality’, [4.1] – [4.22].

  • Reading 7

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 4 ‘Incorporation and Its Consequences’, [4.160].

  • Reading 8

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 20 ‘Protection of Creditors’ [20.130], [20.200] – [20.230].



Topic 3: Corporate Governance, ASIC and Managing Companies



  • Reading 9

  • John Farrar & Pamela Hanrahan, Corporate Governance, 1st ed, 2017, Chapter 3 ‘Corporate Governance’, [3.1] – [3.38].

  • Reading 10

  • John Farrar & Pamela Hanrahan, Corporate Governance, 1st ed, 2017, Chapter 18 ‘Holding Directors Accountable: Role and Powers of ASIC’, [18.1] – [18.31].

  • Reading 11

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 6 ‘Internal Management and Meetings’, [6.1] – [6.36].

  • Reading 12

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 8 ‘Managing Companies’, [8.1] – [8.32].



Topic 4: Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers - Framework of Duties, Duty to Act in Good Faith and Duty to Act for a Proper Purpose



  • Reading 13

  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018, Chapter 15 ‘Directors’ and Officers’ Duties: Good Faith and Proper Purposes’, [15.2] – [15.8], [15.9] – [15.23].

  • Reading 14

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 3 ‘Regulating Companies’, [3.390] – [3.430].



Topic 5: Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers – Duty of Care



  • Reading 15

  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018, Chapter 17 ‘Directors’ and Officers’ Duties: The Duty of Care and Diligence’, [17.1] – [17.22].

  • Reading 16

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 9 ‘The Duty of Care and Diligence’, [9.1] – [9.34].



Topic 6: Duties and Liabilities of Directors and Officers – Loyalty



  • Reading 17

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 9 ‘Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases’, [9.010] – [9.053], [9.057] – [9.100], [9.125] – [9.284], [9.288] – [9.560], [9.650] – [9.850.12].



Topic 7: Shareholder Rights and Remedies



  • Reading 18

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 13 ‘Members’ Remedies’ [13.1] – [13.28].

  • Reading 19

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 10 ‘Members Remedies’ [10.070] - [10.070.12], [10.435] – [10.435.3].

  • Reading 20

  • John Farrar & Pamela Hanrahan, Corporate Governance, 1st ed 2017, Chapter 21 ‘Shareholder Remedies’ [21.1] – [21.40].



Topic 8: Corporate Liability, Promoters, Pre-Registration Contracts and Corporate Contracting



  • Reading 21

  • John Gooley, Michael Zammit, Matthew Dicker & David Russell, Corporations and Associations Law: Principles and Issues, 6th ed, 2015, Chapter 16 ‘Contractual, Tortious and Criminal Liability’, [16.1] – [16.88].

  • Reading 22

  • Robert Austin & Ian Ramsay, Ford, Austin and Ramsay’s Principles of Corporations Law, 17th ed, 2018, Chapter 16 ‘A Company’s Liability for Civil and Criminal Wrongs’, [16.020] – [16.310.6].

  • Reading 23

  • Jason Harris, Anil Hargovan & Michael Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed, 2018, Chapter 8 ‘Promoters: Duties and Liabilities’, [8.1] – [8.15].



Topic 9: Share Capital and Corporate Fundraising



  • Reading 24

  • Jason Harris, Company Law: Theories, Principles and Applications, 2nd ed, 2015, Chapter 7 ‘Shares and Shareholders’, [7.2] – [7.3], [7.13].



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