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Commercial Finance - JURD7324
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Faculty: Faculty of Law
School:  Faculty of Law
Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Postgraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: LAWS1001 and LAWS1011 and Corequisite: LAWS2311; Prerequisite: JURD7101 and JURD7111 and Corequisite: JURD7211
Excluded: LAWS3024, LAWS3096
Fee Band: 3 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Commercial Finance JURD7324 is an Undergraduate Level Elective which introduces students to the financing of transactions entered into by businesses in Australia.

As a 6 unit elective, Commercial Finances aims to provide an introduction to some principal areas of commercial law of general relevance to legal practice and of particular relevance to those interested in finance.

Topics covered include:
  • Sales finance by way of rentention of title clauses (building on material covered in Commerical Law JURD7318)
  • Commercial bills and letters of credit (although not to the extent that the JURD7333 The Law of Banking elective does)
  • The law on securities over personal property including priorities
  • An introduction to the law of company charges

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