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Company Law - CML2001F

Convenor: Mr Tebello Thabane

Course Overview:

First semester course – 5 lectures per week

This is an intensive course that deals with the governance and regulation of the corporate form in South African law with a special emphasis on the company as a business entity. It is specifically aimed at non-law students and has been designed in a way that scaffolds legal knowledge to make the core corporate law aspects more accessible by first introducing students to legal vehicles for conducting business and fundamental concepts that apply in the context of an incorporated business entity. Thereafter, emphasis becomes heavily on the regulation of companies by the Companies Act 71 of 2008 and governance principles that apply in the South African corporate landscape. 

Entry Requirements:

Business Law I. No undergraduate student in his/her first year of study may register for Company Law.

DP Requirements: It is mandatory to write both tests.

Assessment: Tests 40%; Final Examination 60%.