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  • Green Technology Law and PolicyLAWS90010

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will evaluate a range of policies and green technologies that have been adopted as part of the emerging global effort to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases associated with climate change. It will examine the legal, economic, and policy dimensions of efforts to promote the develop...

  • Copyright and DesignsLAWS90074

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Copyright protection is the law’s primary mechanism for providing incentive for the generation of creative subject matters (such as works of literature, art, music and film), and for regulating the use of such subject matters by others. Design registration is the law’s primary mechanism for provi...

  • Deals with ChinaLAWS70414

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the legal issues and practical challenges that arise in relation to a cross-border transaction with China. Students will work through a type of foreign investment transaction (a joint venture), which will be used as a point of reference throughout the subject. In this way, s...

  • International Corporate InsolvencyLAWS70343

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    As a result of the recent Global Financial Crisis (GFC) around the world, numerous companies have been confronted with financial difficulties. Sometimes those difficulties resulted in a bankruptcy or comparable insolvency proceedings. Due to globalisation, such insolvency could have cross-border ...

  • Transnat'l Corporations: Rights & DutiesLAWS90053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Transnational Corporations (TNCs) are increasingly relevant players in the global economy, and international law is evolving to account for their growing impact. These trends are particularly visible in respect of the protection of the environment and human rights, on the one hand, and in the ope...

  • Law ReformLAWS50098

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject in particular builds upon a wide range of subjects including Torts, Obligations and Contract, where changes in the law form part of the substantive law program, to go behind the scenes of the law-reform process. The subject will be historical and comparative and will consider theorie...

  • Animal LawLAWS50122

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will look at the relatively recent discipline of Animal Law, which requires the synthesis of diverse legal principles in a way that exposes how in a given case or question, they may affect, challenge or arm the advancement of the welfare and treatment of animals. The subject will als...

  • International Law and EthicsLAWS70369

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject addresses how international actors understand and take responsibility for their activities and roles within international institutions. The aim of this subject is to deepen accounts of the ethical, moral and legal understanding of holding office. Based around a series of case studies...

  • Corporate TaxLAWS90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Corporate Tax is a specialist subject which will give students in-depth knowledge of the Australian tax regimes relevant to transactions between corporate tax entities and their shareholders. In particular, the rules applicable to contributions of capital or debt to companies and to distributions...

  • World Trade Organisation LawLAWS50109

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The regulation of international trade is both a driver and a result of economic globalization. Under the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO), governments agree to liberalise trade, refrain from discriminating between like products from foreign countries, harmonise certain regulatory framewo...

  • Corruption in International SportLAWS90041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Protecting the integrity of sport from doping and match-fixing has become a high profile cause, especially with growing concern over links to illegal gambling, money laundering (estimated at US$130 billion through sports betting) and organised crime. Yet perhaps an even greater threat to the inte...

  • Internet LawLAWS70396

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The internet turns 27 in 2018, and remains the fastest-growing medium of communications. It is also a uniquely democratic means of communication, blurring the traditional boundaries between publisher and reader. It has created unparalleled opportunities for sharing, fully duplex peer communicatio...

  • Principles of Corporate LawLAWS70107

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines the law governing the registration, regulation and termination of corporations in Australia. It will explore a range of theoretical and practical issues concerning the corporation and its participants, with a particular emphasis on corporate law in practice. Principal topic...

  • Regulating Global MarketsLAWS90063

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    As markets are increasingly globalised, there is an accompanying diffusion of sites of regulation and governance. Diverse actors and organisations – public and private, national and international, spanning jurisdictional boundaries – compete for the authority to define and operationalise the rule...

  • Philosophy of International LawLAWS70429

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The philosophy of international law has recently emerged as an exciting area of jurisprudential inquiry. This subject will explore the moral and political values that provide a basis for the critical appraisal of international law and institutions. It begins with a study of the legitimacy of inte...

  • Global ConstitutionalismLAWS70448

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This innovative subject is designed to explore the highly topical phenomenon of the globalisation of constitutional law. Taking the idea of legitimate authority as a focus, it examines two broad themes: (1) the extent to which national constitutional law is, or should be, converging on internatio...

  • Space, High Seas, Seabed & Antarctic LawLAWS90115

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Outer space, high seas, the deep seabed and Antarctica are areas governed by international law using the same set of legal principles centred around international management, non-appropriation, equitable use and peaceful purposes. The importance of these international areas and their resources ha...

  • Domestic Courts and International LawLAWS90019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    With the rise of globalisation, the boundary separating domestic law from international law has become increasingly permeable. Consequently, states are making greater use of international law to regulate activity that was previously regulated exclusively at the domestic level. Additionally, moder...

  • Sports and Competition LawLAWS70437

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Commercialised sports in the developed world constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry raising unique issues under competition law. Courts around the world have recognised that clubs that are commercial rivals necessarily need to collaborate in some ways for their sporting competitions to serve ...

  • Mineral and Petroleum TaxLAWS70399

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Mineral and petroleum resources play a significant part in the Australian economy. The exploitation of these resources involves governments, as proprietors and regulators, together with private enterprise, as explorers and developers. The complex relationship between governments and private enter...