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BTW3243 - Finance law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Rhett Martin; Ms Shanthy Rachagan (Malaysia)


Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)


Aspects of the legal environment that affects financial decisions, transactions and relationships. Topics covered are chosen from the laws regulating the financing implications of different forms of business organisation; financial institutions; cheques, banking and the banker-customer relationship; electronic funds transfer; other negotiable instruments; the laws regulating business finance and security; hire-purchase and consumer credit; guarantees; bankruptcy and insolvency law, and debt recovery.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Written: 30%
Examination (3 hours, open book): 70%

Contact hours

2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week


BTW1200 or equivalent