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LAW3404 Financial Service 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 4
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 25 June 2022

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))

Overview

The course builds on the knowledge you gained from the study of the pre-requisite courses. You will now develop students' understanding of the world of banking, finance and insurance. This course will equip students with an understanding of the legal framework of these vital sectors of the Australian economy.

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 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 25 June 2022