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Unit of Study LAW10178 - The Company Law of Papua New Guinea (2017)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Describe and critically discuss the issues underlying the regulation of company law and business structures in Papua New Guinea, noting the similarities and differences to Australian law.
2 Explain the legal issues and the relevant law applicable to corporate governance, directors’ and officers’ duties, conflicts, care and diligence, and the rights and remedies of members during times of distress.
3 Describe the legal issues in corporate fundraising, debt finance and share capital fact situations and explain the relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues.
4 Explain legislation and case law relevant to company law.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Describe and critically discuss the issues underlying the regulation of company law and business structures in Papua New Guinea, noting the similarities and differences to Australian law.
    • GA4:
  2. Explain the legal issues and the relevant law applicable to corporate governance, directors’ and officers’ duties, conflicts, care and diligence, and the rights and remedies of members during times of distress.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. Describe the legal issues in corporate fundraising, debt finance and share capital fact situations and explain the relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. Explain legislation and case law relevant to company law.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

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