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This occurrence is not offered in 2023
The course will give students an understanding of the legislation and regulations that regulate financial markets in New Zealand.
This course is an elective subject of the LLB. The course will consider the regulation of financial service providers (e.g. issuers of securities and financial advisers) and financial products (e.g. debentures, shares, Kiwisaver and superannuation schemes, and derivatives). The course will consider financial markets law within an integrated financial system that includes the environment, communities and a bicultural Aotearoa/NZ.
On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:Understand the regulatory framework for financial service providers and financial products;Identify and apply the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 and other relevant legislation and policy in the financial markets context;Understand the role of the Financial Markets Authority and other relevant regulatory bodies;Understand how financial markets law in an integrated financial system that includes the environment, communities and bicultural Aotearoa/NZ;Identify and critically analyse legal issues in relevant factual situations; andFurther develop skills such as legal analysis and critical reasoning.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
LAWS202 - LAWS206
Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,488.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Faculty of Law