The EBC Learning CII, Upskill Diploma in Advanced Corporate Law is a path like no other. Taught by industry experts and professionals, it is a comprehensive and rigorous course on corporate law that gets you ahead, covering theoretical, critical and practical training in corporate law.
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.
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How Should One Approach This Course?
Video materials and readings will precede the live sessions. Students are required to complete pre-class assignments. The live sessions are meant for workshops based on pre-class assignments. The online session is to be utilised for practical training.
The general session etiquette is to engage in critical-thinking discussions or problem-solving engagements while keeping your webcams on. You are expected to participate in the class and bring your doubts to the forum of the session. The tutorial sessions are where students get individual attention and are expected to present and discuss their viewpoints or tasks.
Mode of Instruction & Class Timings
The live sessions will be conducted online, and courses will be available at the EBC Learning platform (ebclearning.com). Session Timings: Afternoon & Evening Sessions on Saturdays.
All students will also be enrolled in a work from home internship with one of our partners of lawyers during the course.
E-Books Access from EBC Reader
CERTIFICATE & RECOMMENDATION LETTER
At the end of most online courses, you get a certificate. But certificates from different platforms mean different things. How do you convince your next employer, an institution that you have really learned the skills that you proclaim to have learnt? This is where our recommendation letter comes in. In our recommendation letter, we highlight the strengths of each candidate. What they have accomplished in the course and we vouch for you. So in addition to a certificate at EBC Learning, we offer each student of this course a personalised recommendation letter. We wish you all the very best, always.
INTERNSHIP & PLACEMENT PARTNERS
Acupro Consulting, Gurgaon, Hyderabad
Acupro is an energetic and passionate team of 70+ committed professionals displaying acumen, knowledge and excellence and renders solution oriented advisory and implementation services in the fields of taxation, regulations and accounting. Combining unparalleled experience and comprehensive capabilities across financial and regulatory matters, Acupro collaborates with clients to help them become financially insightful and legally compliant businesses. We enhance value for clients by providing innovative solutions by blending domain expertise with analytical rigour, while maintaining an uncompromising focus on quality and by hiring and nurturing high quality professionals with a passion for excellence. We are committed to making a difference to our clients, to our people and to the financial world, and we deliver this difference through the integrity of our efforts and by living our core values. Acupro caters to a very wide spectrum of prestigious international business houses and noted professionals.
Animesh Sinha & Partners
Animesh Sinha & Partners (ASP) is a multidisciplinary law firm located from Delhi and works with associate lawyers in most cities in India. The team at asp comprises lawyers who have worked in multiple jurisdictions and previously trained in top law firms. The team is well accustomed with the work culture of international law firms and has extensive experience handling work for large corporate clients. We at asp strongly believe in identifying with the client to tailor our services to serve the objective and interests of the client. We are proud to identify ourselves as a team of lawyers with strong belief in easy accessibility for clients, prompt assignment delivery and availability for advice even after completion of assignments. The emphasis on quality, detailing and clarity is at the core of our belief and we strive to achieve it at all times.
Arete Chambers is a boutique law firm, with prime focus on cross border litigation and dispute resolution. Arete provides cutting edge pre-litigation advice and also handles global litigation and arbitration across Asia, Africa, the U.K and the U.S. Arete has the exposure of working with an extensive cross-section of clients involved in infrastructure and construction, oil and gas exploration, automobile distribution and financing, hospitality sector, pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply, retail, financing, architecture, amongst others.
The highly committed team aligns itself to the clients' objectives and requirements and is adept at out of the box solutions to intricate and complicated factual and legal issues. The international dispute resolution team is headed by Amit Gupta, a dual-qualified lawyer, educated at Oxford and Columbia Universities.
Finvox Analytics, New York, Singapore, Gurugram
A boutique advisory firm offering valuation, transactions, and analytical support services. At Finvox, we have highly seasoned professionals who bring along requisite expertise to advise you on the valuation and transaction matters. The team comprises individuals who are Registered Valuers, Chartered Accountants, CPAs, MBAs and CFA charter holders. Senior professionals and advisers at Finvox have in the past worked with top global accounting firms, investment banks and research firms. They have advised their clients on numerous transaction situations which include strategic sale/ buy-outs, in-bound and out-bound investments, business restructuring and shareholder disputes. The team have experience in utilizing sophisticated valuation methodologies, which can fulfil even the most complex financial reporting and tax requirements.
LexCounsel, New Delhi, Chandigarh and Bhubaneswar, Odisha
LexCounsel is a law firm with offices at New Delhi, Chandigarh and Bhubaneswar, Odisha and associate offices across India. The firm provides knowledge-based, effective, business-oriented legal services to its clients. LexCounsel provides comprehensive legal services and solutions to a broad spectrum of domestic and foreign clients.
Their members have substantial expertise in their practice areas and in-depth sector-specific understanding and knowledge to provide customised and highly effective legal advice best suited to their clients business needs. The Firm and its members have consistently been recognized and awarded across practice areas and as leading lawyers.
The Firm practices in diverse areas of law including Corporate & Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution, Education, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Insurance, Labour and Employment, Telecommunications, Satellite and IT, Media and Entertainment, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Taxation and Infrastructure Projects, Energy, Mining, Transportation.
LinkLegal, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai
With a team of Partners and associate lawyers handpicked from the best institutions and organisations across the country, the Firm provides high quality advice by blending its legal proficiency with deep commercial insight. The Firm boasts of experts who have substantial experience in their respective practice areas. The Firm provides partner-driven services to clients where lawyers integrate their skills to provide comprehensive legal advice and strategy on complex commercial issues. The Partners at the Firm bring hands on experience and approach in each matter from a strategic perspective. The Firm has extensive experience of advising clients in diverse sectors including airports, metro rail and urban transport, roads, ports, real estate, power, aviation, defence, water, waste management, media, information technology, manufacturing, hospitality, telecom, pharmaceutical, healthcare, consumer goods, mining, insurance, securities markets and banking. The Firm regularly gets involved in headline transactions and disputes, advising clients on niche and complicated matters spreading across contentious, transactional and advisory space in a range of disciplines and sectors.
Pratap & Co.
Pratap & Co. is a litigation firm that has been involved in diverse fields of laws including Corporate, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Prevention of Money Laundering, Criminal, Matrimonial, Consumer, Cheque Bounce, Civil Suits, Service matters, Narcotics, Arbitration, Commercial Laws, etc. The firm actively represents its clients from all over the country and abroad before multiple fora including the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts across India, all District Courts in NCR, NCLAT, NCLT, NCDRC, NGT, PMLA Authority, DRT, along with various Arbitral Tribunals.
The firm has a wide range of services, including drafting and filing of Special Leave Petitions, Appeals, Transfer Petitions, Writ Petitions, Suits, Complaints, Applications, Legal Notices as well as replies thereto. Pratap & Co. also provides legal consultancy services to its clients in India as well as abroad.
Seven Seas LLP, Delhi, Kolkata, Ranchi, Dehradun, European Union
A truly International boutique law firm with a growing number of offices in India and a rapidly expanding network of international collaborators, Seven Seas Partners is a fast growing consortium of prominent legal experts from across the planet, that was created with the vision to build a platform for our clients who seek international dispute resolution and legal advisory services, that connects them with highly qualified legal experts from around the world. Through our organically growing reseau, we at Seven Seas Partners endeavor to bring together some of the finest legal minds including internationally qualified attorneys, arbitrators and legal academicians who regularly engage in dispute resolution and advisory services and connect them to our clients. Our Clientele which comprises of corporations, statutory bodies and other institutions, benefit from our highly qualified and experienced professionals located in multiple countries, who engage regularly across various industries in an array of legal issues ranging from highly complex dispute resolution services to transactional, legal advisory and related regulatory services. With a worldwide network of well connected professionals, Seven Seas Partners has successfully created a niche for itself as a highly specialized group of international law experts, who assist their Clients in inter jurisdictional legal issues by collaborating withlawyers from leading law firms spread across seven seas.
Techlawlogi Consulting LLP, Bengaluru
Techlawlogi Consulting LLP is a firm with a seamless approach to innovative techniques in legal consultancy and advocacy. The team has vast collective expertise in alternate dispute resolution and innovative legal services focusing on areas of information technology, commercial contracts, information technology and consumer protection law. Techlawlogi advises e-commerce start-ups and platforms on due diligence and legal compliance based on the business models. It provides pragmatic and effective learning to bridge the gap between education and profession/industry. It focuses on technology integration for reforming and strengthening access to justice and advocacy.
UKCA Partners, New Delhi
UKCA and Partners LLP has been eminent in providing legal advisory, transactional and advocacy services to its clients in diverse sectors and subjects. The firm assists its clients in Corporate-Commercial Litigation, Insolvency, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Restructuring, Negotiations along with a whole range of legal services including hearings at courts, arbitration proceedings, client briefings and conferences, opinion writing and guidance, agreement and contract drafting, research work, due diligence and several other related activities.
Vashishtha Law Office
Situated at the heart of South Delhi, the Vashishtha Law Office has been a pioneer in the legal realm for providing outstanding, ethical and cost-effective legal services and solutions to their clients from India and across the world. Their expertise lie in various areas of law including Civil Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Criminal Law, Immigration Law & Services, Visa Appeals. At Vashishtha Law Office, the team comprises of highly trained and experienced attorneys representing the best and most prestigious institutions of the world.
The team of lawyers/advocates specialise in drafting of legal pleadings, Criminal Defence Trials, Assisting Prosecutions, Civil Suits, Consumer Cases, Injunctions, Matrimonial Suits/Remedies, Corporate Laws, Cyber Laws, Immigration Laws/Consultancy, Intellectual Property Rights, Divorce/Custody Matters etc., Trial/Appellate Jurisdiction, NCLT, NCLAT, Original Jurisdiction of the High Courts and various SLPs, Appeals (With or without a certificate of appeal) to the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India and Mediation and Arbitration.
At Vashishtha Law Office, they work with a motto - Sincerity our pledge.
Table Of Contents:
This course programme contains 25 courses given below.
1.Orientation-How To Navigate The Course, LMS And Reader?
Provides an introduction to the learning programme: EBC Learning and CII Upskill Diploma in Advanced Corporate Law, its contents and features, and shows you how to access the resources of the programme.
2.Introduction And Corporate Law Method
The course explains the legal method, familiarises you with the sources of corporate law and provides a systematic approach to reading corporate law.
3.Corporate Form - I
The course examines various types of conflicts in a company, such as between the principal and agents of a company and between the minority and majority shareholders.
4.Corporate Form - II
This course introduces company law. It covers essential features of modern corporate existence, personality, limited liability, corporate veil, citizenship, relationships and fundamental concepts.
5.Agreements-Partnership, LLP And Shareholder
The course will enable you to draft, vet, or examine agreements to safeguard your or your client's interests. This course is designed to introduce various types of agreements leading to the incorporation or registration of entities.
6.Choosing An Entity
Learn various other forms of business organisation existing in India. It covers essential features and distinctions from one another. The course aims to help students appreciate the points that are taken into consideration while choosing an entity for a particular business model.
7.Incorporation, Registration And Conversion
This course runs you through the incorporation of various types of companies. It also deals with the incorporation of an LLP and registration of a partnership. The course also upskills one at practical things such as converting one form of business into another.
8.Accounting And Financial Statements
The course is an introduction to understanding account books. It gives you a basic understanding of looking at various corporate financial documents. The objective is to provide fundamental financial and accounting literacy.
9.Directors & Key Managerial Personnel
The course shall look into the rights, duties, obligations and liabilities and immunities of Directors and Key Managerial Persons (KMP). The course will also familiarise students with concepts like disputes related to appointment, disqualification, defaults and resignations.
Learn about the various compliance requirements for meetings under the Companies Act. The course offers detailed insight into the various aspects of regulations that are the core of running a business.
11.Filing Class Action And Shareholder Litigation
The Companies Act, 2013 introduced Section 245 Class Action, to prevent oppression and mismanagement. Here we look at how to file a suit before a tribunal under the said provision and other remedies to shareholders.
12.Corporate Social Responsibility
Learn all about CSR, including the mandate and framing of the policy. The course will help you to draft the CSR policy and become a specialised CSR professional.
The course covers the winding-up process for a company under the Companies Act, 2013. In particular, the reasons for winding up, petitioners for winding up, summary procedure, liquidator, and dissolution.
14.Introducing Due Diligence
Conducting Due Diligence is the bread and butter for a transaction lawyer. This course will provide you with an introduction to the process and preparing a due diligence report.
The knowledge of what a security is and what are the different types of securities is the starting point of becoming a transaction lawyer. This course will empower you to think like a transaction lawyer and appreciate the legal complexities while dealing with different kinds of securities.
The course looks at the deal process for raising funds for a company. It introduces the students to concepts like the valuation of a company, how to prepare a pitch book, what are the different kinds of funds, from whom fund can be raised.
17.Mergers And Amalgamations
This course covers various aspects of M&A including structuring of an M&A transaction, emerging trends, associated tax implications.
18.Private Equity And Venture Capital
The course is a transactions guide to raising capital with Private Equity and Venture Capital. The course will also look at how a private company raises money, borrows funds and also FDI.
You will learn A-Z about going public. The course will cover working on DRHP from the side of all stakeholders. The course also looks at varieties of issues and the restructuring of listed companies.
Learn about the different nuances of economics in relation to competition law.
By regulating corporate anti-competitive behaviour, competition law aims to maintain market competition. In this course, we study the Competition Act, 2002 in light of building anti-trust practice of your own.
Often business entities find it difficult to file an insolvency application before the NCLT. This intense course on IBC Practice covers various aspects of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, including the filing procedure of insolvency applications before the NCLT.
23.Corporate Assets Valuation Under The IBC
Learn how to conduct corporate valuations in an IBC scenario. The course covers several valuation approaches like Market Approach, Income Approach, Asset Approach, etc.
The Companies Act, 2013 imposes a specific statutory criminal liability with regard to fraud. You will engage yourself in a simulation of a case file to identify red flags and remedies.
Learn all about insider trading with industry experts. The course comprehensively looks at the subject matter and the nuances and litigations involved in the domain.
26.CV Writing, Interview and Applications Preparation
In this course, you'll learn how to write a compelling CV, ace your interview, and land your dream internship or placement.
27.Mastering Legal Writing and Research
In the course learn how to write articles, research papers and get published.
What is EBC Learning?
EBC Learning is the educational arm of Eastern Book Company, a 75+ year-old company and India's leading law publisher and provider of legal textbooks, EBC Reader, EBC Webstore, EBC Explorer, Supreme Court Cases (SCC) and SCC Online.
Can I pay the tuition fees on a no-cost EMI basis?
Is there any entrance test for enrolment?
No, the admission to the path is on a rolling basis.
What is the cohort size of the course?
We believe in the small group teaching format and so aim to keep the class size small. We would try our best to organise participants into small groups of students.
What are the minimum technical requirements?
Students who enrol are expected to have basic knowledge of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and computer applications. Everyone should have a working webcam and microphone (either inbuilt or external). It is advised to have good internet speed.
It is important to note that the EBC Learning LMS can be accessed through laptops or desktops via an internet browser such as Google Chrome. The ebclearning.com platform is not compatible with mobile devices.
How long is one live session class?
A live session will be of approximately 60-90 minutes, including time for class discussions and faculty interaction.
In addition to the sessions, how many hours of work are required per week?
A minimum of 8 hours of reading engagement is required. In addition, 2 hours per week would be required to watch Annex-Course video tutorials and solve class assignments.
What if I miss a Session?
Live Recordings will be made available to you soon after the session.
How will I be evaluated? Will there be an exam at the end of the course?
There will be no end examination. You will be evaluated on a continual basis throughout the course. You will be evaluated on pre-class assignments, class participation and final assignments for each module. As the last assignment of the course, you will have the option to appear for a Viva or submit a substantial piece of writing for evaluation.
What is the minimum score to obtain a certificate?
One must score a minimum of 75% to get receive the EBC Learning and CII, Upskill Diploma in Advanced Corporate Law.
What happens if I don't score 75%?
The EBC Learning and CII, Upskill Diploma in Advanced Corporate Law stands for academic excellence and mastery of the subject. Our team is dedicated to helping the student achieve that mastery. However, in case you do not score a minimum of 75% and you have attended a minimum of 75% of live classes, upon payment of a re-examination fee, you may apply to us to get a certificate based on a viva that will be conducted by the EBC Learning team. Based on the results of the viva, you would be awarded the Upskill Diploma.