Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance


The essential legal principles relating to the incorporation, running and financing of companies are the subject of this module. It complements the Corporate Finance module.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1 Incorporation and the Corporate Constitution
  • Unit 2 Financial Structure and Membership
  • Unit 3 The Taxation of Companies
  • Unit 4 Corporate Governance
  • Unit 5 Public Disclosure of Information
  • Unit 6 Raising Capital from the Public
  • Unit 7 Regulation of Takeovers and Mergers
  • Unit 8 Corporate Collapse


  • Two assignments (30%)
  • One three-hour examination in September/October (70%).