LAWS6309 - Advanced Trusts: Theory and Practice
- The Advanced Trusts unit will offer theoretical perspectives on trusts and their use in commerce and finance, together with practical examples.
(i) trust theory (asset partitioning and contractarianism); (ii) a critical examination of some key uses to which trusts are put in commerce; (iii) an examination of business trusts and debt stock trusts, with reference to appropriate commercial and transactional documentation; (iv) the off-shore challenge of purpose trusts.
Available to students who hold an undergraduate law degree or have previously completed LAWS6912 Fundamentals of the Law of Trusts.
- Class Participation (20%)
- 8,000 Word Essay (80%)
Semester 2 Intensive
2-5 September 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.