The Commercial Law major introduces students to commercial law and enables them to undertake an in-depth specialisation in some of its key areas – including corporate law, securities market regulation, banking and finance, taxation, insolvency, franchising, intellectual property, corporate crime, trade practices and consumer law. Specialist units are designed to provide the basis of a professional capability in the area far beyond the general introduction.
Commercial Law is a Table A subject area - Major I subject area for the Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies).
Requirements for a major in Commercial Law
For the award of a major in Commercial Law, students complete:
(1) a six credit point junior prerequisite unit of study, as follows:
- CLAW1001 Foundations of Business Law.
(2) 36 credit points in elective senior units of study selected from the following:
- CLAW2201 Corporations Law
- CLAW2202 Business Failure and Restructuring
- CLAW2203 Regulation of Securities Markets
- CLAW2204 Banking and Finance Law
- CLAW2205 Competition and Consumer Law
- CLAW2207 Business, Ethics and the Law *
- CLAW2208 Business Regulation, Risk and Compliance
- CLAW2209 Intellectual Property for Business
- CLAW2210 Chinese Tax *
- CLAW2211 Commercial Practice in China
- CLAW2212 Franchising
- CLAW2213 Legal Regulation of International Business
- CLAW3201 Australian Taxation System
- CLAW3202 Tax Strategies for Business
- CLAW3204 Regulation of Capital Raising *
- CLAW3206 Regulation of Mergers and Acquisitions
- CLAW3207 Legal Regulation of Employment
- CLAW3208 Corporate Crime and Business
- CLAW3209 The Environment, Law and Business.
* Not offered for 2017.
Note: All units of study listed are six credit points unless otherwise indicated.
Unit of study prerequisites, corequisites and other requirements are outlined in Table A units of study: The University of Sydney Business School.