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BTC3200 - Finance law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Janine Pascoe


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Aspects of the legal environment that affect financial decisions, transactions and relationships. Topics covered are chosen from the laws regulating the financing implications of different forms of business organisation; financial institutions and the financial institutions/customer relationship; cheques; electronic transactions; other negotiable instruments; the laws regulating business finance and security; consumer credit; guarantees and bankruptcy.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (2500 words): 25%
Examination (3 hours plus 30 minutes reading and noting, open-book): 75%

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week


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