Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMr Andrew Godwin
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This subject is primarily concerned with the law, both statute and general, that regulates the provision of financial services in Australia. The subject also explores the pre-sale and ongoing disclosure obligations of issuers of financial products other than securities, and identifies current issues and developments in financial services law, both in Australia and elsewhere.
The subject will provide students with a detailed understanding of the regulation of financial services in Australia, including the definition of ‘financial services‘, the circumstances in which an Australian Financial Services Licence is required and the ongoing obligations of licensees. It will also introduce students to recent reforms in this important and expanding area of practice.
The lecturer is one of Australia’s leading experts in the areas of funds management law and financial services regulation.
This subject examines the regulation of financial services providers and the legal dimensions of their relationship with their clients. In particular, it deals directly with relevant parts of Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the general law relating to brokers, dealers and financial advisers. It also covers the related topic of Financial Product Disclosure.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
Take-home examination (100%) (12 pm 30 March to 5 pm 2 April)
10,000 word research paper (100%) (26 April) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/masters/courses-and-subjects/subject-details/sid/5182|
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