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QLLM361 Banking Law (Sem 2)

Module description

The purpose of the module is to examine the nature and content of private banking law at the UK, European and international levels. Banking Law is concerned with the private law aspects of banks and banking including both Commercial Banking and Investment Banking. Banks are among the most important financial institutions within any economy, nationally and internationally, and the City of London is one of the foremost financial centres of the world.

This module examines all aspects of the law governing the structure, operation and function of banks and banking markets from a UK as well as European and international perspective. The course is essentially private law based although it also examines recent areas of significant law reform especially following the recent financial crises in banking markets.

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour written exam

Credits

22.5 Credits

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