LAWS 3007 Banking and Securities Law
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200697
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Description This subject examines the Australian financial system and capital markets in the context of the banker customer relationship, commercial lending and security (including the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)). The subject also introduces students to key financial instruments which are used in general banking and finance practice such as letters of credit and performance guarantees. Finally, students will examine key legal concepts in lending and structured finance including securitisation covered bonds and derivatives.
Discipline Business and Commercial Law
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 3045
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Examine the sources of law that govern the Australian financial system.
- Analyse and solve legal problems relating to banking and securities law.
- Develop oral and written communication skills in diverse contexts.
- Access relevant information in relation to banking and securities law.
- Reflect on the value of ethical conduct as a professional in work and in civic life.
- The Australian financial system and capital markets.
- Banker-customer relationship.
- Guarantees and indemnities.
- Financial instruments.
- Key Legal concepts for structured finance.
- Covered Bonds.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Intra-session Exam||2 hours||25||N||Individual|
|Case Study||Oral component - 5 minutes, Written component - 1500 words||30||N||Individual|
|Final Exam||24 hours||45||N||Individual|
- McCracken, Sheelagh, John Stumbles, GJ Tolhurst, Olivia Dixon, Banking and Financial Institutions Law (Lawbook Co., 9th Edition, 2017)
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