COMPARATIVE SECURED TRANSACTIONS LAW
2012/2013, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4148 ( 4 ) / LL5148 ( 4 ) / LL6148 ( 4 )
This course involves a comparative study of selected issues in the secured transactions laws of Singapore and countries such as Australia, which have comprehensive personal property security legislation. Particular reference will be made to the new Australian Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). Topics will include:
(1) the definition of security interest;
(2) security interests in cash deposits, charge-backs, flawed assets and set-off;
(3) attachment of security interests, security interests in after-acquired property and the floating charge;
(4) perfection of security interests and registration;
(6) Romalpa agreements;
(7) protection of transferees for value;
(8) proceeds and tracing; and
(9) enforcement of security interests.
Not open to students who have taken or are taking Credit & Security [LL4019/LL5019/LL6019].
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
9 session over 3 weeks: Three 3hr weekly seminar
Intensive: Wk 1 to 3; Dates: 13 - 31 August 2012 [make-up lesson on Wed 15 Aug (1-4pm) - Venue: SR 5-2]
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 10% & 6-hr Take Home Exam - 90% [Release: Fri 5 Oct 2012 (5pm); Due: Fri 5 Oct 2012 (11pm)]