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LAW4219E - The law of financial transactions

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Law


Prato Winter semester 2007 (Day)


Topics include: security (nature of security, negative pledge, subordination); fixed and floating charges; everyday issues and common pitfalls in finance law; guarantees; insolvency issues; loans and debt finance; syndicated financing; project financing; aircraft financing; domestic and international capital markets; securitisation; derivatives, netting and set-off; and tax considerations.


Upon completing this unit, students should:


Open-book examination (2 hours plus 30 minutes reading and noting time), 70%, and preparation and participation in the assigned seminar together with submission of a short paper, 30%.