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LAW3404 Banking, Finance and Insurance Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Law

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (LAW2201 and LAW2202) or (LAW5601 and LAW5602)

Other requisites

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 <//www.usq.edu.au/current-students/ict/hardware-software>.

Synopsis

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, corporate finance and various insurance law features, including the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth).

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(Cth) and the unfair contract terms regime.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External