Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of seminar classes usually offered intensively, or as 12 weekly 3-hour seminars over a semester. |
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Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the School's programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
This subject examines the law and practice relating to commercial transactions in a single Asian jurisdiction and will be offered by country specialists. The countries that may be examined include China, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Japan, India or Korea. This subject will provide graduates with expert, specialist knowledge about the domestic legal regime governing commercial transactions, the conditions of commercial practice and the international rules that impact on these domestic regulatory regimes.
Topics covered may include: trade and investment policy, contract, property, trade in goods and services, investment, finance, corporations law, securities regulation, competition law and policy, commercial dispute resolution including arbitration and litigation and insolvency. A series of hypothetical transactions will be used throughout the subject to provide students with an opportunity to integrate an understanding of law and its relationship to practice in depth in a specific area of corporate life.
Drawing upon the set reading, students will develop their own research proposals. All readings will be in English, and students are neither expected nor required to read an Asian language for satisfactory completion of this course.
This subject provides students with expert, specialised knowledge and skills for the purposes of research and professional practice about the law and practice of commercial transactions in a single jurisdiction.
A student who has successfully completed this subject should have an advanced and integrated understanding of, and be able to analyse critically and reflect on:
In addition, a student who has completed the subject will have obtained:
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Specialist printed materials will be made available from Melbourne Law School.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed and demonstrated expert skills in the following areas:
Juris Doctor |
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