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Self Paced Course on Companies Act – Law, Practice and Careers

The Knowledge of Companies Act is the starting point for practice as a Corporate Lawyer and it defines how the law will govern companies and how companies should govern and operate themselves.

About the Course
Developed after months of planning and research, this course by Lawctopus Law School is best suited for law students, young professionals, and academicians who wish to learn everything related to companies’ act and their practice. This course is on the Companies Act and its practice and recent developments and have been developed by experts who have industry experience, teaching experience, and are qualified professionals.

How the course will help you
The knowledge and skills you learn from the course will help you know:

  • Why and how of company law
  • The registration process of a company
  • Management of a company
  • Financing of a company
  • And restructuring a company
  • Careers in corporate law

The Course Outline is as Follows

  • an orientation session that explains how to make full use of the course
  • rigorously researched reading resources on all the topics
  • recorded video lectures covering the length and breadth of companies act, its practice, and legal developments
  • a question and answer forum to resolve all your doubts
  • Assignment

THE COURSE STRUCTURE
This course on Companies Act – Law and Practice has 10 modules.

Module 1 – Understanding the animal called ‘COMPANY’

  • Meaning and Definition of a Company
  • Company viz-a-viz other businesses
  • Nature and Features of a Company

Module 2 – Company Law: Historical Development and Basic Concepts

  • Historical developments and Jurisprudence of Company Law
  • Key Concepts of Company Law
  • Introduction to Corporate Personality: The idea of the Corporate Veil
  • Majority Rule and the rights of Minority

Module 3 – Incorporation of a Company

  • Pre-incorporation stage: Role of Promoters
  • Incorporation stage: Process and Concepts
  • MOA & AOA: Different types of Clauses & Doctrines

Module 4 – Capital Financing

  • Financing a company: Capital and Debt
  • Share, Share Capital and Member
  • Debentures and Deposits

Module 5 – Management of Shares

  • Transfer of shares
  • Reduction of Share Capital
  • Buy-back of Shares

Module 6 – Shareholder Meetings

  • General and Extra-ordinary Meeting
  • Calling, convening and conducting meetings
  • Resolutions and Voting
  • Dividends

Module 7 – Control and Management of a Company

  • Directors: Appointment and Qualifications
  • Rights and Duties of Directors
  • Board of Directors and its Meetings
  • Committees of the Board
  • Key Managerial Personnel

Module 8 – Important Restrictive concepts in Company Law

  • Related Party Transactions
  • Accounts and Audit
  • Offences and Penalties

Module 9 – Corporate Restructuring and other Concepts

  • Introduction to Corporate Restructuring
  • Winding up of a and Tribunals
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Role of Women in a Company under Companies Act
  • Criminal Liability under Companies Act

Module 10 – Careers in Corporate Law

  • The Ideal Resume and Application for a Corporate Job
  • A journey of a Corporate Lawyer 
  • Generalization vs Specialization

Details of our Companies Act – Law, Practice and Career Course

Course Access: 6 Months

Course fee: Rs. 3800 inclusive of GST.

Certificate: Yes, the certificate will be awarded to all the candidates on the successful completion of the course and the assignment.

Add-On Benefits

  • Recorded lecture on CV making
  • Recorded lecture on making it as a legal freelancer
  • Internship positions for best-performing students with Lawctopus’ partner organizations
  • Ad-hoc paid assignments
  • Publication opportunities for best-performing students
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Course Includes

  • 40 Lessons
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