Unit

School Of Law

International Banking and Finance LawWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200948.1

Discipline: LAW

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Razeen Sappideen


Assumed Knowledge
Students must have completed a law degree (Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor) or equivalent in any jurisdiction, including specific knowledge of Contracts Law, Corporations Law, Commercial Law and Property Law.


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 8083 Bachelor of Research Studies, 8084 Master of Research - HC, 8085 Master of Research - LC or a postgraduate course from the School of Law. Students enrolled in other courses must obtain permission to enrol in this unit.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit is set in the background of the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. It examines the role of financial institutions, financial instruments, financial regulators, and national and international regulatory efforts in a borderless world. Topics covered include: international banking and capital markets, infrastructure of financial markets including the payment and clearance system, derivative instruments (SWAPS, futures, and Options), Asset securitisation, Mutual and Hedge Funds, secured credit, syndicated loans and project financing, and the role of Central Banks and the Bank for International Settlements and the capital adequacy requirements.


Courses
2824.1Master of LawsCURRENT
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT
8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

A2015.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2016.1Master of Laws (Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2017.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 80cp pathwayCURRENT
A2018.1Master of Laws (Non Law Graduate) - 120cp pathwayCURRENT
A2019.1Master of Laws (Law & Non Law Graduates) - 160cp pathwayCURRENT




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