|Teacher/Coordinator: Prof Sheelagh McCracken|
Classes: Oct 25, 26 & Nov 8, 9 (9-5)
Assessment: 3000wd assignment (30%) and take-home exam or 5000wd essay (70%)
|This unit's objectives are to identify and analyse key legal concepts that impact on the operation of financial markets.|
The content includes an introductory examination of how contractual and other relationships underlie financial transactions; how financial assets (including financial instruments) are created, traded and used as security; how corporate and trust structures are used by market participants as financing vehicles; and how financial transactions may be challenged in an insolvency.This unit replaced LAWS6955 Key Legal Concepts in Finance Law.