Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2015 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of Law

Subject Information
Subject Code LLB 327
Subject Name Securities Regulation
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites LLB 302
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Presentation 20%, Research Proposal 20%, Research Paper 60%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1714  $ 1714  $ 1714  $ 1714  $ 1714  $ 1714 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Summer 2015/2016  (30-11-2015 to 12-02-2016)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 33
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Nan Seuffert
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Nan Seuffert
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-12-2015

Subject Description
This subject analyses the law of securities regulation in Australia in the context of global financial and other markets. It will cover the regulation of the primary and secondary capital markets, and the application of these laws in the corporate and commercial sectors. International developments in securities regulation will also be covered. Some or all of the following topics are likely to be covered: History and Globalization of Markets; definition of Security and Financial Product; Regulating Offers of Securities; Regulating Offers of Financial Products; Liability for Defective Disclosure; continuous Disclosure; Insider Trading and Market Manipulation; Takeovers, Mergers and Acquisitions; and International Securities Regulation

Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to: 1) Demonstrate detailed knowledge of Australia’s laws regulating the primary and secondary securities markets; 2) Analyse the application of the laws of Australia’s securities markets on the corporate and commercial sector; 3) Engage in current debates relating to Australia’s securities’ regulation in the context of the globalisation of commerce.

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