LAWS5252 International Trade Financing
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit explores in depth the financial aspects of commerce including globalised banking, sales finance (documentary letters of credit, bills of exchange, etc.) and investigates principles of documentary compliance, fraud exemptions to autonomy of banking instruments and other key issues.
- Students are able to (1) identify, describe and interpret key principles of international financing; (2) critically evaluate key mechanisms for financing sales transactions (documentary letters of credit and bills of exchange); and (3) analyse and weigh the needs of autonomy of financial instruments against individual fairness.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation and (2) research essay. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Bruno Zeller
- Unit rules
- Advisable prior study:
- for non-law students: LAWS5250 Foundations of International Commercial Law
- Contact hours
- Students must attend every day of the intensive period 18-22 November. Refer to the timetable website for further information.
- Unit Outline
- Non-standard teaching period [TS-N-3D_2019]
- Students must attend every day of the intensive period.
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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