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Banking and Financial Instruments - LAWS5113

Year - 2018

This unit aims to provide students with: * An overview of the legal regulation and supervision of banks and other Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs); * An understanding of the legal basis of the relationship between banks, ADIs and their customers, and an overview of the more common rights and duties that adhere to the banker/customer relationship; * An introduction to negotiable instruments (cheques and bills of exchange), letters of credit and performance bonds, and guarantees; * An introduction to the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 and its impact on secured lending.

Classes
2x2-hr seminars/week for 10 weeks

Assessment
Three options: 1) 2,500wd assignment (50%) and 1hr exam (50%); 2) 3,500 wd essay (50%) and 1 hr exam (50%); 3) 2hr exam (100%).

Pre-requisites

(LAWS1015 or LAWS1002 or LAWS5002) and (LAWS2004 or LAWS2015 or LAWS5015)

Prohibitions

LAWS3101 or LAWS3413

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Roger Magnusson
HECS Band: 3
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