University of Technology Sydney

76086 Advanced Commercial Transactions

Requisite(s): (70327 Introduction to Property and Commercial Law AND 70417 Corporate Law AND 70517 Equity and Trusts) OR ((94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law)
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This subject examines the broad range of legal issues that may arise when setting up and expanding a business. It builds upon the material covered in 70327 Commercial Law by applying advanced principles of commercial legal structures to common commercial transactions, including licensing, distribution, franchising and agency relationships. The subject considers the use of common business structures, particularly trading and investment trusts and joint ventures and limited partnerships, as well as the legal liability issues that may arise with these structures. The use of franchise systems is a particular focus as these draw together legal issues arising under contract, fiduciary law, corporate law and general commercial law. This is a broad-based advanced commercial law subject that assists with students wishing to pursue legal practice in general commercial, corporate and banking and finance areas.

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