Finance Law

LAW20045 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

Census:
7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23


Prerequisites

150 Credit Points from a bachelor degree

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the laws which impact on the financial institutions. Detailed consideration is given to the role of regulators, the banker- customer relationship, electronic banking, insurance and superannuation. The unit also sensitises students to the ethical considerations faced when dealing with consumers on behalf of financial institutions.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and regulatory framework within which financial services providers operate
2. Apply knowledge of laws to problem scenarios that may be encountered in business dealings between financial institutions and consumers
3. Evaluate the legal relationships (including fiduciary duties) between financial services providers and their clients
4. Articulate the legal and ethical responsibilities of the participants in the finance industry