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79708 Contemporary Business Law

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject provides students with an understanding of the Australian legal system and law-making process. Students first explore the laws of property, torts and contract to develop a framework for understanding subsequent business law topics. Areas of law that are of practical relevance to business are then explored such as commercial contracts and trade practices legislation, consumer protection, business structures, competition law, insolvency, and intellectual property. A focus on recent developments in these areas ensures that students can apply their knowledge of emerging trends in business law on completion of this subject.

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