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LAW3404 Banking, Finance and Insurance Law

Short Description: Banking, Finance&Insurance Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090901 - Business and Commercial Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 12 November 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW1101 or LAW1500 or ((LAW2201 or LAW1113 or LAW5601 or LAW5113) and (LAW2202 or LAW1123 or LAW5602 or LAW5123) and (LAW2203 or LAW1113 or LAW5603 or LAW5113) and (LAW2204 or LAW1124 or LAW5604 or LAW5124))

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 http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

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 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Semester 2, 2020 Online