A consideration of the law regulating corporate governance including the impetus for the corporate governance movement; theories of corporate governance; the corporate governance movement in Australia; corporate decision making; shareholder democracy; executive and non-executive directors; the role of institutional investors; takeovers; executive remuneration; the role of soft law; and proposals for reform.

Duration: 
Tuesday 5-7pm, 26 July - 18 October 2022 (12 weeks)
Next course:
26 July 2022 (see all)
Facilitator(s):
Dr Vicky Comino
Location:
UQ St Lucia (view map)
Enrolment options: 
CPD
Cost: 
$2310

Topics covered

  • introduction to company law and corporate governance
  • the scope and functions of company law
  • the shareholder value model
  • comparison of regulatory approaches in the US, the EU and Australia
  • takeover regulation
  • the growing influence of soft law
  • information disclosure and institutional investors

Who is the course designed for

Our CPD courses are available to professionals interested in contemporary legal issues.

Whether you're looking to acquire CPD points, expand your knowledge in a specific area of the law, or gain a general understanding of legal issues impacting your profession, our courses will equip you to go further in every possible future.

Style of learning

Our CPD participants benefit from small class sizes which encourage group discussion and debate, and 1-on-1 access to industry experts and leading researchers.

Location

This course is delivered at UQ St Lucia.

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Enrolment options

 Register for Continuing Professional Development

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment, and your course participation may not be used as academic credit towards a qualification. Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice. Registration closes 2 weeks before the course starts.

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 Enrol as a part of a Master's degree program

This course is part of the Master of Laws postgraduate program.


 

Upcoming sessions

26 July 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
2 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
9 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
16 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
23 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
30 August 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
6 September 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
13 September 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
20 September 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
4 October 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
11 October 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
18 October 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
Dr Vicky Comino

CPD enrolment closes two weeks prior to the course start date.

No entry requirements apply, you are not required to submit assessment and your course participation cannot be used as academic credit towards a degree qualification.

Our courses count toward Queensland Law Society Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points if you can demonstrate relevance to your legal practice.