E-Business and the Law - TABL5521

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: Australian School of Taxation and Business Law

Course Outline: TABL5521 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:


Equivalent: LEGT5421

Excluded: JURD7344, LAWS8044, LEGT2771, TABL3771

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Electronic commerce relies on the new wave of technologies associated with the internet. It raises significant legal and regulatory issues. This course reviews the existing legal and regulatory regimes applying to E-business and critically examines the need, and proposals, for reform. Topics covered with a focus on primary areas of legal regulation are transactional regulatory issues including contract formation on the internet; privacy; internet content regulation and intellectual property protection for software and domain names.
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