Legal aspects of corporate finance

Law@work, UCT Faculty of Law is pleased to present a two-day course on the legal aspects of corporate finance.

About the course
This course starts by looking at the different financial markets, including the governing legislation of each, their respective roles and those of the various financial market role players. It then looks in detail at the legal and tax aspects of the so-called corporate finance provisions of the 2008 Companies Act, the fundamental transaction provisions and how to assemble transactions. The course concludes with a comprehensive case study.

Who will benefit from this course?
Attorneys, bankers, company secretaries, corporate legal advisors, financial institution employees and all those involved in the financing and structuring of commercial transactions.

Course content
- Applicable tax issues
- Valuations and corporate finance
- The role and regulatory framework around financial markets
- The corporate finance provisions of the Companies Act
- Decision-making constructs around corporate finance transactions
- Directors duties and liabilities
- Fundamental transactions
- How companies are funded
- What debt is, looking at security mechanisms
- Enforcement and related provisions
- A case study on Section 45 of the Companies Act
- Raising funds
- Overview of private equity transactions
- Introduction to M&A
- Sundry issues around M&A

Award of certificate:
A certificate of attendance from UCT will be issued to those who attend the full two days. Please ensure that you sign the attendance register each day.

Closing date for registration: One week prior to the course.

Date: 17 October 2019 to 18 October 2019
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Cape Town
Cost: R6,500/delegate. Includes parking, teas, lunches, books, course materials.

More info: Instructions regarding the programme and directions to the venue will be sent to you electronically a week prior to the event.

Contact: Don Coue
Company name: Law@work, UCT Faculty of Law
Telephone number: 021 650 3242
Email address