University of Technology Sydney

78113 Securities Regulation

Requisite(s): ( 78101c Postgraduate Legal Research OR (70106c Principles of Public International Law AND (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR 70211 Contracts OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law))
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Anti-requisite(s): 77901 Securities Markets Law AND 78112 Securities Regulation


This subject builds on the compulsory company law subject by examining key issues in the Australian scheme for the regulation of markets for corporate securities. Topics include an introduction to corporate finance, regulation of major equity and debt capital transactions such as reductions, buy-backs and the raising of new capital through equity and debt issues. The subject has a particular focus on the role of disclosure in securities market regulation, including the regulation of continuous disclosure, misleading statements to the market and insider trading. The subject also provides an introduction to takeover regulation with an emphasis on the role of disclosure in takeovers and the regulation of takeover disputes.

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