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The principles of the law of mortgages and other securities.
Secured lending is an integral part of the commercial world, whether to consumers or to business entities. This paper examines the creation, perfection and enforcement of security interests in personal property and the interface between secured advances and bankruptcy, insolvency and receivership law. It is also concerned with the relative priorities of secured creditors with competing claims to collateral and its proceeds, including the potential for conflicts of law to arise in international transactions. Finally, there is an analysis of the rights of consumer borrowers under both the Personal Property Securities Act and the Consumer Finance and Credit Contracts Act.
|Paper title||Secured Transactions|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2022, expected to be offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$691.30|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- LAWS 202 and LAWS 203 and 36 further LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have an understanding of the issues related to secured lending.