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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides an introduction to selected fundamental legal issues in relation to corporate banking and finance law. In addition to an examination of key legal issues the subject aims to provide students with an opportunity to develop practical legal skills by drafting and negotiating the terms of a loan agreement. The subject is divided into three themes: 1) regulation of the financial system; 2) the legal nature of different forms of financial accommodation; 3) Guarantees. Topics covered include: regulation of Australia's financial system including the impact of deregulation and the Global Financial Crisis, discussion of the legal nature and structure of different forms of financial accommodation including the nature of the relationship between borrowers, lenders and agents in multi lender financing; the negotiation and drafting of loan agreements; and the law of guarantees.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMadelaine Chiam

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSeminar questions, quizzes, group project and final examination.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW2CTB AND LAW2CTA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and apply the relevant banking and finance law applicable to a given fact situation relating to corporate banking and finance.
02. Characterise the legal nature of the relationship between parties to various types of financial accommodation
03. Explain key terms in corporate finance documents.
04. Apply negotiating and drafting techniques to a loan agreement at an introductory level.

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