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Financial Economics and Law - LAWS3019

Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  Faculty of Law
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: LAWS1001 and LAWS1011 and Corequisite: LAWS2311; Prerequisite: JURD7101 and JURD7111 and Corequisite: JURD7211
Excluded: JURD7319
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 3 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course aims to educate students in topics in the theory and applications of Financial Economics relevant to Law. Legal applications include prejudgment interest; analysis of securities fraud (including damages); taxation of new financial products; analysis of liability for negligent investment advice; market efficiency and insider trading; aspects of the business judgment rule.

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