Courses & Units

Corporate Regulation and Accountability BFA213

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

Students who intend to pursue a career in business and accounting need to understand how the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), regulates the business activities of corporations and their managers. This unit allows students to develop such understanding. It examines corporate regulation including: the role and powers of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC); the nature and operation of companies; the corporate constitution; fundraising; share and loan capital; management of companies; the role and responsibilities of directors and officers; takeovers; financial reporting and disclosure; members' remedies; corporate financial distress; winding up and liquidation.

Summary

Unit name Corporate Regulation and Accountability
Unit code BFA213
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Mrs Simone Bingham

Teaching staff

Mrs Simone Bingham, Mr John Streeter, Ms Monique Blackman

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $1,812.00 090103

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BFA141

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BFA241, BFA313, BFA341

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial weekly for 13 weeks

Assessment

Please check the unit outline for details.

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Textbooks

Required

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