This page lists the units that we offer within particular specialist areas of law. The units listed here are often available to study in more than one of the specialist degrees and diplomas offered by the Law School. Details about which units can be studied for credit toward which specialist degree program are available on the website for each specialist program. Most of the units listed here can also be taken for credit toward the LLM, GradDipLaw and MGlobL. More details are available on the website. This summary is a guide only. Please seek advice from the Sydney Law School for more information.

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Semester 1

Units of Study
Equity Financing
Takeovers and Reconstructions

Semester 1 Intensive

Units of Study
Carbon Trading, Derivatives and Taxation
Comparative Corporate Taxation
Corporate Innovation and Abuse
Expert Evidence and Class Action Procedure
Fundamentals of Corporate Law
Fundamentals of the Board and Directors’ Duties
Global Oil and Gas Contracts and Issues
Insolvency Law
International Business Law
International Financial Transactions: Law and Practice
International Investment Law
Law and Investment in Asia
Principles of Intellectual Property
Regulation of Corporate Crime
Shareholders' Remedies
Securities and Markets Regulation
US Corporate Law

Semester 2

Units of Study
Advanced Financing Techniques
Compliance: Theory and Practice in the Financial Services Industry
Corporate Fundraising

Semester 2 Intensive

Units of Study
Corporate Governance
Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory and Policy
Cross-Border Deals
Doing Business in China
Fundamentals of Finance Law
Regulation of Market Manipulation and Abuse
Personal Property Securities