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Corporate Law

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The course on Corporate Law is a core course in almost all National Law universities and other State universities. This course is taught to both UG and Master courses. In LL.M, course is mandatory for Business Law (Private Law) specialization. This course is also important for professional courses like Chartered accountants, Company secretary, Masters in Commerce, Masters in Business Administration as well as Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

The course is a full credit course for universities. Generally, law universities offer this course as a 4-credit full course which is taught over one semester.The course is certification ready and looking into its importance for persons associated with business and law, it will be able to meet the needs of lifelong learners. Professionals who may not be enrolled for a regular degree or who only wish to understand corporate laws, their need will be served by the course.

The course has proctored examination at the end of the semester and gives credits to students.

Course Objectives:India has witnessed tremendous growth in the corporate sector in the last few decades. In view of this, it becomes important for students of law and commerce to understand the legal dynamics of the corporate sector. The course covers all important recent developments in this area. The course of Corporate Law has been specifically designed to provide not only an overview but also an in-depth knowledge about incorporation, raising capital by companies, borrowings and investments by companies, foreign direct investment in Indian companies, corporate restructuring, corporate insolvency and other related importantissues.

Learning Outcomes:

· In-depth understanding about different business organisations and comprehend importance of company form of business organisation with its incorporation and administration

· Learning about raising of capital by companies in compliance with SEBI regulations

· Comprehension of corporate management and governance

· Learning legal aspects of accounts and audit of companies with role of auditors

· Understanding different restructuring methods for companies

· Understanding business rescue proceedings and compromises

Knowledge about investigations and adjudicatory machinery of companies

Knowledge about remedies available to shareholders and other in a company

Understanding corporate insolvency




COURSE LAYOUT   Week 1 Business Organisation, Corporate personality and Registrationof companies   Module 1 Business organisation and corporate personality: its nature, advantages, disadvantages and types
Module 2 Registration, incorporation and commencement of business by companies
Module 3 Objects, powers of companies and their internal administration

Week 2 Kinds of meetings and other applicable law
Module 4 Kinds of companies
Module 5 Meetings of companies
Module 6 Other laws affecting companies

Week 3 Raising of capital by companies
Module 7 Share capital and its nature, kinds, rights and liabilities of shareholders
Module 8 Alteration of capital and its implications
Module 9 Raising of capital by companies by issue of securities
Module 10 Listing and de-listing of securities and their implications

Week 4 SEBI- issue of capital and disclosure requirements
Module 11 Issue of capital and disclosure requirements of Indian companies: Part 1
Module 12Issue of capital and disclosure requirements of Indian companies: Part 2
Module 13 Insider trading and fraudulent and unfair dealings in securities and their implications

Week 5 Borrowings and investments by companies
Module 14 Corporate borrowings and investments
Module 15 ForeignDirect investments in Indian companies

Week 6 Corporate Management and Governance: Part 1
Module 16 Governance structure of companies
Module 17 Directors, their appointment, qualifications, position, powers, duties and liabilities
Module 18 Types of directors and other managerial personnel companies

Week 7Corporate Management and Governance: Part 2
Module 19 Corporate governance in Indian companies
Module 20 Corporate Social Responsibility
Module 21 Promoters, their position, power, duties and liabilities

Week 8

Week 9 Accounts of companies
Module 22 Dividend and accounts of companies
Module 23 Director's responsibility statement and other duties in lying accounts before shareholders

Week 10 Auditing of companies
Module 24 Audit of companies
Module 25 Auditors, their duties andliabilities

Week 11 Business rescue proceedings and compromises
Module 26 Compromises, Arrangements, Reconstruction, Amalgamation and Mergers of companies
Module 27 Take over and Acquisitionof companies
Module 28 Recent cases on Mergers and Acquisition

Week 12 Investigation and adjudicatory machinery
Module 29 Investigation of companies, its need and procedure
Module 30 Company Law board/ National Company Law Tribunal/ National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, their constitution, powers and duties
Module 31 Special courts, their constitution, powers and duties

Week 13 Remedies to shareholders and others
Module 32 Shareholders and creditors remedies of personalactions, derivative actions or class actionsuits including cases of oppression andmismanagement
Module 33 Winding up, its need, grounds and effect on shareholders, creditors and other stakeholders

Week 14 Corporate Insolvency and Bankruptcy
Module 34 Corporate Insolvency
Module 35 Insolvency and Bankruptcycode,2016

Week 15 Revision, assessment and evaluation.

Taught by

Prof. (Dr.) Harpreet Kaur

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