We explore the business entity and the practical implications of such entities entering into binding obligations and contracts, the issue of liabilities and protection conferred on management and investors.
- The role of law
- Forms of business organisation
- Limited liability
- Dealings between the organisation and the outside world
- Surveillance of actions within the organisation
- Terminating the organisation
If you complete the course successfully, you should be able to:
- identify and explain the legal issues arising in some of the main day-to-day dealings of business organisations and provide advice or commentary relating to those issues
- define and discuss the core concepts inherent in the legal structure of business organisations
- interpret the main statutory provision relevant to the areas covered by the syllabus
- demonstrate reading in depth beyond merely the subject guide.
Unseen written examination (3 hrs).
- Bourne, N. Bourne on Company law. Routledge-Cavendish Publishing.
- Dine, J. and M. Koutsias. Company Law. Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters.
- Macintyre, Ewan. Business Law. Pearson.
Course information sheets
Download the course information sheets from the LSE website.