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Securities regulation (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Paul Latimer

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: A study of some of the laws regulating securities markets from the policy perspective of what they are trying to achieve. The subject opens with the economic, legal and constitutional framework. Topics include the role of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Takeovers Panel; what is a 'security'; aspects of securities regulation legislatio; relevant trade practices law; licensing; computerisation; internationalisation.

Assessment: Research assignment (2000 words: 30% + Examination (2.5 hours): 50% + Class presentations: 20%

Contact Hours: 3-hour session per week

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