Advanced Commercial Law

Course code LAWS5002Units 10Level 5000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School

LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree programs.

Covers financial dealings of commercial enterprises, with focus on the main legislation applying in this area, as well as relevant legal and equitable principles. Topics include public company financing, financing on the security of goods, insolvency, negotiable instruments, consumer credit, electronic commerce and documentary credits.

Not available in 2014

ContentTopics will be drawn from the following:
1 Company finance and Managed Investments
2 Financing on the security of goods
3 Bankruptcy and Insolvency
4 Negotiable Instruments
5 Consumer credit
6 Electronic commerce
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeLAWS1001A, LAWS1001B, LAWS1002A, LAWS1002B, LAWS2003A, LAWS2003B, LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B, LAWS3005.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Field Study
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsResearch Assignment
Essays / Written AssignmentsA final assignment in lieu of an examination
Presentations - ClassIn-class presentations
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws and associated combined degree programs.