LAW3404 Banking, Finance and Insurance Law
Pre-requisite: (LAW2201 or LAW5601) and (LAW2202 or LAW5602) and (LAW2203 or LAW5603) and (LAW2204 or LAW5604)
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm.
The course provides a general introduction to many aspects of banking, finance and insurance law. Students will broadly examine the law relating to the governance of the banking industry, the banker/customer relationship, electronic banking, negotiable instruments, securities, securitisation and various insurance law features. The course is designed to engage students in the contemporary legal context. As such, the course will analyse the causes of, and the regulatory and governmental responses to, the global financial crisis as well as considering recently introduced consumer protection measures including the National Credit Consumer Protection Act 2009 and the unfair contract terms regime.