2012/2013, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4006 ( 4 ) / LL5006 ( 4 ) / LL6006 ( 4 )
This course is designed to familiarise the student with the key principles relating to the modern law of banking. Three main areas will be covered: bank regulation, the banker customer relationship and aspects of payment law, particularly negotiable instruments, the collection of cheques and credit cards. Students who wish to obtain a basic knowledge of banking law will benefit from this course. It is also recommended that those who wish to specialize in banking law take this course as a foundational course, prior to studying the more advanced banking courses.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
3-hour seminar. Students are encouraged to raise questions and engage in discussion on the many issues that will arise.
Classes start on Monday 13 Aug at 9.00am. [Make-up class for 20 Aug will be held on
17 & 24 Aug
Each topic will be supported by a synopsis; all the synopses will be uploaded to the workbin.
Written assignment - 10% of final grade
Open-book examination - 90% of final grade
Banking & Negotiable Instruments (LL4610C / LS5607).