Law of Commerce
A customised text for Law of Commerce (LAW20019) students at Swinburne University
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Law of Commerce is designed specifically to meet the needs of business students seeking to gain an understanding of the Australian legal system and the laws that apply to contracts and companies.
Law of Commerce is tailored around the unit outline and includes all topics to be covered in the course
- Fitzpatrick, Symes, Veljanovski and Parker, Business and Corporations Law, 4th ed
- Harris, Hargovan and Adams, Australian Corporate Law, 6th ed
- Sweeney, O’Reilly and Coleman, Law in Commerce, 6th ed
Table of contents
- The Australian Legal System
- Formation of Contract
- Terms of the Contract
- Validity of Contract
- Legal Concepts of Trusts and Joint Venture Characteristics of a Company and its Constitution
- Company’s Relations with Outsiders
- Directors’ Duties: Good Faith and Proper Purpose; Conflict of Interest; Duty of Care, Skill and Diligence
- Directors’ Duties: Avoidance of Insolvent Trading
- Members’ Remedies