Law School Corporate Law Company Law Essentials: Mod 2 — Prospectus, Shares and Debentures

Company Law Essentials: Mod 2 — Prospectus, Shares and Debentures

This course is included in the EBC Learning — Bennett University, Mastery Certificate in Advanced Corporate Law Programme.

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4 weeks
3-6 hours per week
₹ 5000
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About this Course

The objective of this module is to equip you with the following concepts:

  • Types of shares
  • Types of debentures
  • Issue of securities
  • Prospectus

You will find an in-depth analysis of practical situations where a company may decide to raise its capital through shares and debentures. How the company may decide to issue its shares and debentures forms an integral part of this module, comprising 20 videos and references to relevant sections of the Companies Act, 2013.

This course is specifically designed keeping in mind the syllabi of leading Indian law schools. Practitioners can use this as a refresher course, and anyone taking competitive examinations such as CS and CA may also take this course. In addition to the videos, this course also comprises the following:

  • Examination pointers
  • Assignments
  • Mind maps
  • Flashcards
  • Full texts of relevant sections
  • Links to the full texts of cases on SCC Online.
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  • I. Flashcards
    • a) Flashcards
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Introduction
  • 2. Capital
    • I. Relevant sections
    • 2.1 Types of financial market
    • 2.2 Concept of capital
    • 2.3 Types of share capital
    • 2.4 Issue of securities
    • II. Exercises
    • III. Examination pointers
    • I. Relevant sections
    • 3.1 Concept of shares
    • 3.2 Share certificates
    • 3.3 Dematerialised share certificates
    • II. Exercises
    • III. Examination pointers
  • 4. Equity shares and preference shares
    • I. Relevant sections
    • 4.1 Concept of equity shares
    • 4.2 Types of equity shares
    • 4.3 Issue of equity shares
    • 4.4 Concept of preference shares
    • 4.5 Types of preference shares
    • II. Exercises
    • III. Examination pointers
  • 5. Debentures
    • I. Relevant sections
    • 5.1 Concept of debentures
    • 5.2 Types of debentures
    • 5.3 Issue of debentures
    • 5.4 Pari passu clause
    • II. Exercises
    • III. Examination pointers
  • 6. Prospectus
    • I. Relevant sections
    • 6.1 Concept and types of prospectus
    • 6.2 Registration of prospectus
    • 6.3 Consequences of misstatement in prospectus
    • II. Exercises
    • III. Examination pointers
    • INDEX: Full text of cases


The key reason why you should opt for this course is because of the way it is structured and presented. Throughout the module, the concepts have been explained in a streamlined manner. All the key concepts that are necessary to establish a strong foundation in the subject have been covered. This module has been designed and developed after months of rigorous research and planning by a team comprising leading industry experts backed with teaching experience. Taking this course will help students excel in their examinations.

In addition to the videos, we have also provided special features such as examination pointers, assignments, list of relevant case laws, mind maps and references for further reading, to enhance the learning process. This course can be taken by law students, practitioners as well as competitive exam aspirants.


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Bijetri Roy

Bijetri Roy holds a master's degree in Public International Law from the Queen Mary University of London and is pursuing her PhD in Food Security and WTO from UPES, Dehradun. She has worked as a law lecturer at a law school in Delhi NCR where she taught Corporate Law. Prior to entering the field of teaching and research, she worked as a Legal and Marketing officer in the banking sector, before which she worked as a banking and finance lawyer at a boutique law firm, Orbit Law Services, Mumbai. Apart from her regular jobs, she has been actively involved in social service and was a pro-bono researcher in the areas of domestic violence and rape with Majlis Legal Centre under India’s renowned feminist advocate, Flavia Agnes. Bijetri has also trained law students at a well known private law school in Mumbai for moot courts, public speaking and legal research methodology.

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Presented by: Dr Charu Mathur

Dr Charu Mathur has a 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.

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