Undergraduate | GRF-AFE315 | 2023
Law of Finance
- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 17 July 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the law of finance as it applies to Australian business;
- Apply your legal knowledge and problem-solving and decision-making skills to identify legal issues in complex factual situations and reach reasoned conclusions using written communication; and
- Analyse and evaluate the case law used to interpret relevant legislation and regulation using written communication.
- Financial Regulation & Ethics
- Financial Markets, Products and Instruments
- Lender-Borrower Relationship
- Electronic Banking
- Consumer Credit
- Property, Lending, Remedies and Enforcement
- Market Misconduct
- Transactions, Structuring & Restructuring
This subject introduces students to the law relating to financial products, financial markets, lending and other finance related activities of Australian banks and other financial institutions in the private sector. Topics covered include the Australian financial system; the relationship between lender and borrower; the statutory regulation of credit; loans to differing forms of business organisations; consumer credit - including Consumer Credit Code, EFT Code of Conduct, payment system and mechanisms, Managed Investment Schemes: real and personal property and the law and enforcement of securities and consequent remedies through the courts/tribunals as well as alternative dispute resolution methods.
Prerequisites: AFE215 Introduction to Business Law.
Students should not enrol in this subject if they have previously completed 3105AFE: Law of Finance at Griffith University.
- Mid-Trimester Exam (20%)
- Written Assignment (30%)
- Final Invigilated Exam (50%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- GRF-AFA-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
- Equipment requirements - Audio/Video equipment
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees