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BTW3301

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedSouth Africa First semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Michel Koekemoer

Synopsis

An examination of the Law of Negotiable Instruments, which will include an analysis of the concept of negotiability and the law relating to cheques and bills of exchange. Then will follow an examination of the Law of Insurance; the Law of Insolvency; Labour Law, including that which pertains to individual contracts of employment and collective bargaining; Alternative Dispute Resolution available to businesses seeking to settle disputes by means other than litigation; and the Law pertaining to money laundering and asset forfeiture. In all instances the essential elements of the law is examined, as are the implications of each law on business practice.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  • examine the law of negotiable instruments
  • analyse the Laws governing insolvency and labour law, including that which pertains to individual or collective contracts of employment
  • examine alternative dispute resolution available to businesses by means other than litigation.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours, open-book): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Michel Koekemoer

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

BTW1201