Corporate and Securities Regulation (LAWS5124)


Explore the world of a mergers and acquisitions lawyer! This unit covers the major areas of public securities regulation - takeovers, schemes of arrangement, corporate fundraising, buy backs and capital reductions, continuous disclosure and insider trading, from a technical, practical and tactical viewpoint. This course is run by leading M&A partners from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Herbert Smith Freehills, who use real-life war stories to illustrate legal principles, but also the practical and commercial application of them in our current market. The course has been designed with future corporate graduates and junior investment bankers in mind. It is a great addition to the resume and head start for any students interested in, or wishing to practise in, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.

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Further unit of study information


2x2-hr seminars/week for 10 weeks


Class participation and problem questions (10%) and 3hr exam (90%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


LAWS2003 or LAWS2014 or LAWS5014


LAWS3108 or LAWS3424

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.