Global Investment Banking Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject examines how international financial transactions are conducted. It analyses the transaction patterns and how the risks are allocated by the transactions. 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.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.
Students must be into a Masters law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange 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.