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LEGL101 Introduction to Business Law: Legal Frameworks for Businesses

Teaching organisation

12 week-semester or equivalent in intensive block mode or online.

Unit rationale, description and aim

Banking and Finance Law examines current banking and finance regulation in Australia. Students will consider and examine the relevant legal issues relating to the common law rules and statutory regulation of banks and financial markets. They will also consider the special role of national regulators including: the Australian Prudential and Regulatory Authority, Commonwealth Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and international regulators such as the Bank for International Settlements. The units introduces students to the basic principles of banking and finance law, particularly as they relate to the banking and financial markets in Australia. The role of national regulators in maintaining and promoting a safe and secure banking industry will also be examined.

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