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LegalEnvironmentofBusiness

Classof Credit : 2011 : 3 AcademicYear Semester Sessions : First : II : 33 CourseCode : SLGM502

Objective
To familiarize with the legal environment in which the business entities operate and provide basic appreciationofrelevantlegalprovisionsandtheirimpactonbusinessdecisionsandoperations. REFERENCEBOOKS LegalEnvironmentofBusiness AUTHOR/PUBLICATION ICFAI GK. Taxmann

StudentsGuideToCompany Law:University Majumdar,AK / Kapoor, Publications 2005 Edition


th Student'sGuidetoIncomeTax 40 e

Dr Singhania, V K /Dr Singhania, Monica. TaxmannPublications 2009 Kapoor,ND.SultanChand&Sons2008 Gaur, VP / Narang, DP. Kalyani Publishers 2008 Kapoor,ND.SultanChand&Sons 1999

CompanyLaw&SecretarialPractice IncomeTaxLaw&Practice ElementsofMercantileLaw

Nabhi's manual of SEBI : Guidelines on NabhiPublications1993 capital issues merchant banking and mutual funds MercantileLaw BankingLawandPractice,22 e
nd

Singh,Avatar.EasternBookCompany 2006 Varshney,PN.SultanChand&Sons 2009

Law Relating To Information Technology: Satya,PrasadTvr. AsiaLawHouse 2001 CyberLaws

DetailedSyllabus
IntroductiontoLegalEnvironment MeaningofLawPurposeof LawSourcesofLawClassificationofLawTortsNationaland International LawEvolutionofMercantile /BusinessLawInternationalBusiness Law Justice DeliverySysteminIndia. BusinessContracts LegalElementsofContractsParties OfferAcceptanceConsideration TypesofContractsValidContractsVoidableContractsBreachofContractsandRemedies PaymentofDamages ContractsofAgency RightsandDutiesofPrincipalandAgentTerminationofAgency SpecialContractsGuarantee/Indemnity/LetterofCredit/Lien/SetOff ImportantClausesinCorporate&CommercialAgreements
SecondSemester

DetailedSyllabus TheClassof2011

DescriptionofPartiesRecitalsofSubjectConsiderationCovenantsandUndertakings
Signatures and Attestation Endorsement and Supplement Deeds Stamp Duty and RegistrationApplicableLawForceMajeureNoticeArbitration. EmployerandEmployeeContracts

Conditions Obligations Termination Liquidated damages Data Privacy


Confidentiality Indemnification. NonCorporateBusinessEntities LegalFormalitiesandRegistrationRightsandLiabilitiesofMembersSoleProprietorship Partnership society LimitedLiabilityPartnershipFirms(LLPs)HinduUndividedFamily(HUF). Insolvency ActsofInsolvency Consequences.

LawRelatingToCorporateBusinessEntities AdvantagesofaCorporateEntity SalientFeaturesofaCompany LiftingtheCorporateVeil TypesofCompaniesDifferencebetweenPrivateandPublicCompanies IncorporationofaCompany DocumentsofIncorporation RaisingofCapitalfromPublicProspectusSEBIGuidelines. ShareCapitalandAllotment TransferofSharesBuybackofSharesDividendonShares. Company Management Qualifications for Appointment of Directors Duties and Liabilities ofDirector

MeetingsandResolutions BoardMeetingsStatutoryMeetings AnnualGeneralMeetingExtraordinaryGeneralMeeting VotingProxy Resolutions. ReconstructionandAmalgamation MergersandAcquisitions Windingup

PropertyLawforBusiness ClassificationofProperty MoveableandImmovableProperty/TangibleandIntangibleAssets SaleandAgreementtoSellRightsandDutiesof SellerandBuyer Rightsof UnpaidSeller (SaleofGoodsAct) BorrowingagainstPropertyasSecurity

Hypothecation/PledgeofCurrentAssets RightsandLiabilitiesofParties MortgageofImmovableProperty RegistrationofChargesbyCompanies

DetailedSyllabus TheClassof2011

SecondSemester

HirePurchase/Leaseof Property Exchange/Gift/AssignmentofProperty IntellectualPropertyRights

ClassificationProtectionofIPRLawagainstinfringementRemedies.

BusinessandTaxLaws Classification of Taxes Income Tax Wealth Tax Excise Customs Duty Sales Tax VAT ServiceTax. FinancialServicesLegalandRegulatoryEnvironment Banking RegulationofBankinginIndiaRBI&BankingRegulationsAct

NegotiableInstrumentsAct Kinds of Negotiable Instruments Special Characteristics Cheques Crossing of ChequesEndorsements BankersDutiesandLiabilitiesforCollectionandPaymentofCheques DishonorofChequesLiabilitiesofPartiesandPenalties SARFAESIActSalientFeatures Execution.

Insurance

EssentialElementsofInsuranceContracts Principles of Insurance Insurable Interest Indemnity Causa Proxima Risk MitigationofLossSubrogationContributionReinsuranceDoubleInsurance. Standard Clauses in Insurance Policies Fire Insurance Marine Insurance Liability Insurance. IRDARoleandFunctions

TradingofSecuritiesMarketRegulationbyCompaniesActSecuritiesContractsRegulation SEBI StockExchangesDepositories.

BusinessTransactionsandCyberLaw ApplicationofITAct,2000toContractsandTransactions DigitalSignatureandAuthenticationofElectronicRecords CyberOffencesandPenalties. CompetitionandConsumerProtection ConsumerProtectionLawinIndiaRedressalProcedure Competition Law in India Prohibition of Anticompetitive Agreements and Abuse of DominantPosition RestrictiveandUnfairTradePractices ProductLiability PublicInterestLitigationinIndia

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SecondSemester

ClassActionSuitsinUS.

EnvironmentProtectionandBusinessObligations TypesofPollution RuleofStrictLiabilityandAbsoluteLiability ApplicabilityofCriminalLaw EnvironmentalLegislationsinIndiaAnOverview.

AlternativeDisputeResolutionMechanisms(ADR) AlternativeDisputeresolutionMechanisms ArbitrationandConciliationLawinIndia.

Cases Facultywillbehandlingeightormorecases. NuisanceMustHappen! OverseasLiabilityforCreditCardIssuers CanAdvertisementsCreateaContract? ContractsoverTelephone ButMinorisanInnocent! IdentityCrisisinContracts UnilateralMistakeandBlindBelief StrangertoContract ConfusionoverSubject ClaimbeyondSight VRS:IsItaRightoftheEmployee? AgreeingunderPressure IsaBankGuaranteeMorethanaNormalGuarantee? ProofofAgency:WhoseBurden? LetterofCreditandSale CantherebeaPledgebyDocuments? ImpliedAuthorityofPartners SalomonandSalomon:IsOneandtheSame? IsaCompanyaCitizen? DoWorkmenHaveaStakeintheCompany? MonsoonWedding:OnlybyInvitation HarshTruthsinSoftwarePiracy RecognizeProfit:IgnoreLoss! PurchaseofBusinessvs.PurchaseofProperty

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SecondSemester

OverFlowingCash:IsitaLosingBusiness? DishonourofCheque:JeopardyofaJointAccountHolder StopPaymentCannotSaveCriminalAction? ShouldInsurerCompensateLossfromRiots? ManipulatingPublicIssue:IsitaFraud? KnowYourCustomer InvasionofPrivacyoverInternet CarParkinginHotelPremisesatRisk SeedsFailtheFarmer TradeandEnvironment:ConflictandCompatibility ArbitrationClauseisEnoughtoArbitrate

(Source:CaseStudiesinManagement VolumeIX) SuggestedScheduleofSessions Topic IntroductiontoLegalEnvironment (includingcasediscussion) BusinessContracts(includingcasediscussion) NonCorporateBusinessEntities(includingcasediscussion) LawRelatingtoCorporateBusinessEntities(includingcasediscussion) PropertyLawforBusiness(includingcasediscussion) BusinessandTaxLaws (includingcasediscussion) FinancialServicesLegalandRegulatoryEnvironment (includingcase discussion) BusinessTransactionsandCyberLaw(includingcasediscussion) CompetitionandConsumerProtection(includingcasediscussion) EnvironmentProtectionandBusinessObligations (includingcase discussion) AlternativeDisputeResolutionMechanisms(includingcasediscussion) Total No.ofSessions 2 6 2 6 5 2 5 1 2 1 1 33

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SecondSemester