Postgraduate Course: Banking and Finance Law (LAWS11156)
|School||School of Law
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This one semester course provides an introduction to certain aspects of banking law in both a United Kingdom and international context.
The course will be divided into three parts:
(i) Banking law in the United Kingdom - especially, the banker/customer relationship
(ii) Financing transactions in the United Kingdom, such as, commercial loans, and the legal aspects of these; and
(iii) International financing transactions, such as, letters of credit, and the legal aspects of these.
In some cases, the divisions will not be clear cut, and there will be overlap.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| The aims and objectives of this course are to:
(a) introduce students to certain general principles of banking law in both a UK and international context, and
(b)examine: (i) the law applicable to a particular area; (ii) the issues and problems that arise; and (iii) the attempts to deal with the issues or solve the problems.
By the end of the course, students should have:
(a) a general understanding of the areas of banking and financial law discussed in the course;
(b) a detailed and specific knowledge of some particular areas of banking and finance law within this broader framework;
(c) an introduction to some important issues and debates regarding banking and financial law; and
(d) a basic grounding in research skills and techniques in banking and financial law.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Banking law/Finance law/Loans/Banker-Customer/UK/International
|Course organiser||Mr Parker Hood
Tel: (0131 6)50 2048
|Course secretary||Ms Clare Polson
Tel: (0131 6)51 9704