Advanced Financing Techniques (LAWS6014)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit deals with commonly used commercial structures and techniques for large financings. The unit also examines the use of these structures and techniques in a range of commercial settings, such as takeovers and public/private infrastructures, and in the international context. It is an advanced unit, which assumes a good general knowledge of Australian corporate law and corporate finance. Particular topics covered include: loan syndication; domestic and off-shore capital markets; lending to a trust; takeover finance; derivatives; public/private infrastructure finance; project finance; listed property trusts; documentation in advanced financing transactions. The unit is taught by a team of legal experts with extensive experience in financing techniques.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment

class presentations (2x20%) and take-home exam (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Assumed knowledge: LAWS6038 or LAWS6046 or law degree with good background in Australian corporate law

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