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IB3F2 - Company Law

  • Module code: IB3F2
  • Module name: Company Law
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12, 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The aim of this module is to give you a grounding in the basic concepts of company law and to help you acquire the legal skills needed to be able to understand and apply these concepts. The module also highlights a number of key policy issues in company law, and discusses criticisms of some of the current provisions and proposals for reform.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module you will have a knowledge of: incorporation and its consequences; memorandum and articles of association; the ultra vires doctrine; the authority of the board and of individual directors; directors' duties and shareholder remedies; dissolution, insolvency and creditors' rights; insider trading and market abuse.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB3F2-12)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Online Multiple Choice Test 20%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
D2 (Assessed/examined work) Online Multiple Choice Test 20%
  1.5 hr examination (12 CATS) 80%
15 CATS (Module code: IB3F2-15)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Online Multiple Choice Test 20%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
D2 (Assessed/examined work) Online Multiple Choice Test 20%
  1.5 hr examination (12 CATS) 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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