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Corporate Law, basic course , 7,5 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Commercial and Business Law - ARE
  COURSE CODE   747G26
On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- account for the Swedish corporation forms that exist and the differences between them,
- account for knowledge regarding formation of corporations and their legal personality,
- account for the statutory qualifications that go with organs and functions in a corporation, the limits of the qualifications and authorities, and the law of damages related sanctions in case of infringements of these,
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the corporate law control systems,
- account for the capital raising of corporations and the protection of the own capital and its composition,
- identify and analyse the advantages and disadvantages of different corporation forms from different perspectives, for example from an owner perspective and a creditor's perspective.
This course covers business as a corporation from a judicial perspective. Corporate law regulates a company's formal structure through regulations of decision methods, division of power and responsibility, how the company's fortune may be disposed and of insight for different stakeholder groups.
The teaching takes the form of lectures and seminars. Participation in seminars is compulsory. The students should also study independently.
The course is examined through written and independent examination, and active participation in seminars.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Completed Basic Course on Commercial Law, 15 HE credits and completed education in external accounting comprising at least 7.5 HE credits, (or the equivalent).
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Corporate Law, basic course
Associationsrätt, grundkurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IEI - Department of Management and Engineering
Registrar No: LiU-2008/00111   Course Code: 747G26      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Commercial and Business Law - ARE          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     ARE   JU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2008-01-21