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LAWS435 Banking Law

A study of the law and practice relating to banking and the financing of business transactions.

This paper examines the law and practice of banking. Topics include bills of exchange, cheques, the bank-customer relationship, guarantees, payment systems (such as EFT-POS transactions, credit cards and 'smart' cards), banking services, lender liability, and the recovery of mistaken payments. Statutory regulators of banking business are also examined along with the Code of Banking Practice and the Office of the Banking Ombudsman.

Paper title Banking Law
Paper code LAWS435
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 202 and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
LAWS 301 and any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Paper Structure
The method of instruction is a combination of lectures and small group student-led seminars. To accommodate the seminars, scheduled classes may be replaced with others to be held at another time. This will be done with the agreement of members of the class.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Struan Scott
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
This paper has two goals. First, students will acquire an in-depth understanding of the legal issues encountered with key payment mechanisms and the bank-customer relationship.

Second, students will develop the confidence and skills to critically analyse legal issues that they will encounter in banking transactions.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41

A study of the law and practice relating to banking and the financing of business transactions.

This paper examines the law and practice of banking. Topics include the bank-customer relationship, guarantees, payment systems (such as EFT-POS transactions, credit cards, bills of exchnage and cheques), banking services, lender liability, and the recovery of mistaken payments. Statutory regulators of banking business are also examined along with the Code of Banking Practice and the Office of the Banking Ombudsman.

Paper title Banking Law
Paper code LAWS435
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LAWS 202 and 66 further LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
LAWS 301 and any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Struan Scott
Paper Structure
The method of instruction is a combination of lectures and small group student-led seminars. To accommodate the seminars, scheduled classes may be replaced with others to be held at another time. This will be done with the agreement of members of the class.
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
This paper has two goals. First, students will acquire an in-depth understanding of the legal issues encountered with key payment mechanisms and the bank-customer relationship.

Second, students will develop the confidence and skills to critically analyse legal issues that they will encounter in banking transactions.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard