2013 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2013. For Summer School 2013 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2013).
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|Regulation of Capital Markets|
|Prerequisites||CLAW2201 or CLAW2001|
|Lectures||Three hours of classes per week, which may include one or more of the following: lectures; seminars; tutorials or workshops|
|Assessment||Mid-semester class test (20%), Take home case study or Research paper (30%), Final examination (50%)|
|Description||As capital markets for debt and equity become increasingly sophisticated understanding their regulation is essential. This unit examines the regulation of capital markets and the legal and industry controls governing their operation. Detailed consideration is given to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission\\\'s powers and responsibilities, including the areas of: financial service providers, short selling, insider trading and other market misconduct, market integrity, corporate governance, disclosure and proposals to reform the regulatory environment. The roles of other institutions such as the Australian Securities Exchange and the status and enforcement of its listing rules are also explored.|