Global Investment Banking Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law in which undergraduate students may be permitted to enrol. This subject examines the regulation of international financial transactions. It includes analysis of transaction patterns and the ways in which risks are allocated. The types of transactions considered include Eurobonds and global bonds, syndicated loans, asset securitisation, loan sales, derivatives and documentary credits.
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1. Demonstrate an understanding of legal and practical issues relating to international financial transactions conducted within international financial systems.
2. Understand the various international financial transactions and how they function, including the workings of Central Banks and supervisors, commercial banks, specialist banking service providers, stock markets, money markets and bonds, investment banks, derivatives and asset-backed securities, insurance, reinsurance, underwriting and broking, foreign exchange market and dealers, trading and investment in commodities, derivatives for retail investors and personal finance.
3. Understand the importance of regulation of international financial transactions.
4. Demonstrate awareness of fraud risks, risks relating to corporate governance and accounting and the risks of international financial transactions as a conduit for frauds, money laundering and terrorism financing; and how these risks can be addressed and managed.
Must have completed a minimum 120 Credit Points of LAWS subjects AND have a minimum average of 65% in LAWS subjects. Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
Future offerings not yet planned.