FNSTPB504 - Apply legal principles in corporations and trust law

    Unit code: FNSTPB504 | Study level: TAFE
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    Overview

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and analyse legal principles and issues in corporations and trust law matters and then apply this knowledge to provide advice to clients.  It applies to individuals who work with corporations and trust laws in the workplace as determined by the job role, legislation, rules, regulations and codes of practice relevant to different jurisdictions.

    Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. This unit is designed to meet educational requirements of the Tax Practitioner Board (TPB). Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

    Assessment

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    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • research changes to, or new, legislative requirements in relation to corporations and trust law relevant to the client's circumstances and business structure requirements;
    • apply current statute, common law and equitable principles in relation to corporations and trust law relevant to the client's circumstances, and;
    • present a recommendation on suitable business structures or legal entities to the client after considering the client’s circumstances.

    Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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