Banking and Finance Law

Level: Postgraduate Coursework

Are you interested in specialising in Banking and Finance law or in selecting some Banking and Finance law units as part of your study in corporate or commercial law?

We offer a range of units, starting with Key Legal Concepts in Finance Law for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the general concepts. The business of raising finance is analysed through several units. Debt Financing and Equity Financing explore general legal aspects of debt and equity finance, while Advanced Financing Techniques considers actual structures and techniques for substantial financings, both domestic and international. Corporate Fundraising focuses specifically on public offers of shares and listed managed investment schemes. Law of Derivatives Markets studies the development and regulation of derivatives products and markets.

If you want to know more about the regulatory framework, consider Securities and Markets Regulation which analyses regulation of the markets for financial products and Compliance: Theory and Practice in the Financial Services Industry which examines how legal and regulatory requirements can be addressed via compliance systems.

Personal Property Securities examines the proposed new legislative regime for taking security, which will significantly impact the rights of secured creditors. In addition, if you have a particular interest in taxation law subjects such as Comparative Taxation of Financial Transactions, you can also enrol in these units.

Courses available in this area