LAWS6252 International Trade Financing

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit looks in depth at the financial aspects of commerce, including globalised banking, sales finance (documentary letters of credit, bills of exchange, etc.) and investigates key issues like 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) class presentation 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
Contact hours
Teaching dates for this unit are as follows: Monday 1 May to Saturday 6 May 2017. Refer to the timetable website for session times and venues. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.
Unit Outline
Non-standard teaching period [TS-N-3D_2019]
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