The corporate form and other forms of business organisation bring with them their own issues and complexities related to balancing power and conflicting interests. In this course we shall identify and address agency problems in business entities. This will include the following:
- Agency relationships and conflict in unincorporated business organisations
- Shareholder–management relationship
- Majority–minority-shareholder relationship
- Company–third-party relationship
- Agency controls (regulatory and governance strategies)
- Agency costs (enforcement strategies)
The course will include insights from major common law jurisdictions and comparative approaches to address the agency problem.
Who should take this course?
Law Students and Recent Law Graduates, Lawyers, In-House Counsels, Legal Professionals who wish to switch to corporate practice or looking to kickstart a career as Transactional Lawyers, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost & Work Accountants, Government Officials, Academicians, Managers, Chief Executive Officers, Company Directors, Prospective Entrepreneurs, may take this course. The course would help launch law students into a career in corporate law and help practitioners develop their corporate law practice. Business professionals, advisors and managers interested in a detailed legal understanding of corporate affairs may take this course to hone their legal skills.
This course is part of EBC Learning — CII, Upskill Diploma in Advanced Corporate Law Path. To make the most of the course, it is recommended that you should have an understanding of the following:
Dr Charu Mathur
Instructor, EBC Learning & AOR, Supreme Court
Dr Charu Mathur has rich and diverse expertise in corporate, commercial, civil, criminal and constitutional law matters. She is an Advocate on Record, Supreme Court of India. She has represented parties which include cricketing bodies and educational institutions like IIT Jodhpur, NLU Jodhpur, BPUT Orissa, MPUAT Rajasthan, private engineering and medicine colleges of Gujarat and Orissa.
Dr Pratima Narayan
Instructor, EBC Learning & Advocate & Mediator, Co-founder, Techlawlogi Consulting LLP
Dr Pratima Narayan is an Advocate, mediator and Founder Partner of Techlawlogi Consulting LLP, a law firm based out of Bengaluru. She is an Editor and Consultant at EBC Learning. She has offered courses on Consumer law, Arbitration, Ecommerce, Contract law and corporate law on the platform. She has authored a book on “Electronic Commerce: Legal compliance”, published by Eastern Book Company. The book comprehensively outlines the various legal and regulatory frameworks and compliance for e-commerce players. Dr Pratima has served the legal academia for over two decades as a visiting faculty at various reputed law schools and business schools. Dr Pratima holds a doctorate in law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru.
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Engineering and Management
Victor started his academic career with the Institute of Law, Nirma University as an Assistant Professor in 2012 followed by the School of Law, Galgotias University, from 2015 till August 2021. Presently, he is associated with the School of Law and Justice, Adamas University. In the area of corporate and allied laws, not only has he presented and participated in various academic discourses but has also delivered expert lectures and conducted certificate courses in corporate law and mediation law. During his academic career, he has dealt with subjects such as Company Law, ADR and Mediation Law, Competition Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Insolvency, Mergers and Acquisitions, Law on Infrastructure Development, Property Law, Law of Contract and Interpretation of Statutes. Presently, Mr Nayak is pursuing his Doctorate Degree from WBNUJS, Kolkata in the area of Takeover Laws.
Pradyumna Anil Purohit
Instructor & Editor, EBC Learning
Pradyumna Anil Purohit is a Course Author, Instructional Designer, and Innovator at EBC Learning. He is also the Chief Academic Consultant at Mahatma Gandhi Centre for Peace Studies (MGCPS), O.P. Jindal Global University (OPJGU). Pradyumna was formerly an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS). He is a graduate in law with a major in Political Science and honours in Constitutional Law. Pradyumna pursued his LL.M. (Master of Laws) in International Development Law and Human Rights from the University of Warwick, England and was the recipient of the Upendra Baxi Scholarship. He has also earned an M.Litt. (Master of Letters) from School of History, Institute of Legal and Constitutional Studies, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is a passionate educator and has been vocal about academic governance for a long time. He has trained faculties and institutions for IQAC and processes under the NAAC and various ranking frameworks.
Instructor, EBC Learning
Juhi Roy is a graduate of ILS Law College, Pune. She has previously worked as a Senior Associate in the General Corporate team of Argus Partners, Kolkata. She has also worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai; Network 18 Media and Investments Limited, Mumbai; Wadia Ghandy & Co., Mumbai; and SA Partners, Mumbai. Her primary expertise is in corporate transactional and corporate advisory work and has an extensive experience in leading teams conducting legal due diligence exercises for M&A transactions and negotiating and drafting transactional documents.
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