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The legal aspects of corporate finance

September 26 @ 9:00 am - September 27 @ 11:00 am

corporate finance

In today’s complex corporate landscape, a deep understanding of the legal framework governing financial transactions is indispensable for lawyers, finance professionals, and corporate decision-makers.

Delve into the intricate intersection of law and finance with this interesting course which offers a comprehensive exploration of legal considerations in corporate finance. Through engaging lectures, case studies, and real-world examples, you will gain valuable insights into the legal intricacies that impact corporate finance transactions.

Whether you aspire to become a corporate attorney, enhance your legal acumen when it comes to finance transactions or advise corporates on financing transactions, this course equips you with the expertise needed to effectively navigate the legal aspects of corporate finance.

Join us for a four-hour course, held over two days.

When and where?

This course will be presented twice in 2024:

  • 25 to 26 April 2024, 9:00 to 11:00 SAST
  • 26 to 27 September 2024, 9:00 to 11:00 SAST

This course will be held remotely, most likely on Zoom – exact details will be sent to registered participants a few days before the course.

Course outline

The course will cover the following:

  • General sources of corporate funds
  • Equity financing
  • Debt financing
  • Financing structures
  • Income tax considerations
  • Cross border considerations
  • Modern trends in corporate finance

Who will benefit from this course?

This course is aimed at commercial attorneys, paralegals, bankers and corporate employees of borrowers who are involved in different stages of corporate finance transactions and would like to gain a broad understanding of these types of transactions. Anyone who is interested in a career in banking and corporate finance would also benefit from this course.


Rorisang Mzozoyana is a Senior-Legal Counsel (Banking and Finance) and has over 15 years’ practical legal experience having worked as an attorney for international corporate law firms in New York, Johannesburg and Cape Town and for South African investment banks. She lectured law at the University of Witwatersrand and is the founder and CEO of Lexelerate (Pty) Ltd, a company with the ambitious goal of reshaping how we think about, learn about and practise law. She regularly provides legal training and facilitates workshops and webinars for different organisations. She is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and holds an LLM (Corporate Law) from the University of the Witwatersrand, a BA LLB from Rhodes University and a certificate in Training and Development Management from UCT (in collaboration with GetSmarter) amongst other qualifications. She was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans (2017).

How much?

R1,390 per person

CPD accreditation

This course has been registered with the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IoDSA) and entitles you to 4 CPD points on completion.


A certificate of attendance from UCT will be issued to those who attend the full course.

How to sign up

Complete and submit the registration form. You will then be given the payment information. Please note that your registration is not complete until payment has been made.

One or two days before the course, we will send you the Zoom link. You will need to register and use a password to enter the virtual classroom.

Registrations close three days before the course starts.

Download the brochure.