Foundations of Company Law
Dublin City University
Area of Study
Corporate Studies, Pre-Law
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This course enables students to understand the nature of the company limited by shares, how it is formed, its documentation, the function of directors, shareholders liquidators and what compliance requirements exist.
1. give instructions to solicitors and accountants about the nature of company required.
2. comply with the legal requirements in respect of directors, shareholders and compliance requirements including annual audit and annual returns.
3. assess whether a company should be put into liquidation or not and how this should be implemented, and the effects of such a decision on the rights of shareholders, directors, creditors and employees.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.