LAWS5252 International Trade Financing

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (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.
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