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Law and Business 2014



3 February 2014

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce its Law and Business Program for 2014.

We offer an innovative and internationally recognised program in Law and Business.

The program is taught by a distinguished group of Resident, Adjunct, and International Faculty members, with extensive experience in the area of law and business.

If you're interested in law and business you can choose from a wide array of units in the areas of:

  • Corporate governance and regulation
  • Corporate finance, securities law, acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency
  • International business law and practice

The aim of the program is to equipyou with expertise to practise business law in a global environment.

Some units, such as Fundamentals of the Board and Directors Duties for instance are of particular relevance to non-executive directors.

In addition, Sydney Law School hosts a vibrant and continuous Law and Business conference and seminar program, which includes eminent Australian and international speakers.

The Director of the program is Professor Jennifer Hill, who is a leading corporate and business law scholar.

She has taught at numerous U.S. law schools, including Vanderbilt University, Cornell and University of Virginia, and has strong international links.

Jennifer is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

She is also a member of the following organisations:

  • Business Law Council of Australia, Corporations Law Committee
  • The External Advisory Panel of ASIC
  • The Advisory Council of the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR)
  • The Editorial Board of International Corporate Law and Financial Regulation for Cambridge University Press

Law and Business units are taught by a distinguished and experienced group of Resident, Adjunct, and International Faculty members.

In addition to Professor Hill, Resident Faculty Members include:

Adjunct Faculty members comprise a range of experts in the law and business field, including judges, barristers, solicitors and regulators.

The Adjunct Faculty also includes Robert Austin, who is a Senior Legal Consultant at Minter Ellison and Challis Lecturer in Corporate Law at Sydney Law School.
In 2014, International Faculty Members will include:

Single unit enrolment students are not required to undertake assignments or examinations.

For further details, see:
http://sydney.edu.au/law/fstudent/coursework/corplaw.shtml

For a complete list of units for 2014 please click on the flyer above.


Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

Email: 110507067840031338330a24040c20211b2d571a162848352f436b1534