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  • Corporate Tax ALAWS70024

    Offered:April, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject examines the policies, detailed rules and current practical problems involved in the taxation of companies and shareholders in Australia, particularly at shareholder level. The lecturers are leading practitioners and they will consider the tax rules that apply to shares, cor...

  • Refugee LawLAWS50101

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers JD students the opportunity to undertake advanced and specialised study in an important contemporary subset of public law. Refugee law in Australia (as in most of the 147 states party to the Refugee Convention) is inspired and guided by international treaty obligations but anc...

  • Equality and Discrimination at WorkLAWS70025

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    Discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace represent an overwhelming majority of total complaints made to anti-discrimination authorities. Equality and discrimination at work remain pressing concerns for employees, managers and, more broadly, for society. Achieving equality is elusive ...

  • Comparative Corporate TaxLAWS70009

    Offered:MarchYear:2019Quotas apply

    Globalisation is driving corporate tax systems closer together and often into conflict. For many tax practitioners, it is now not enough to know their own corporate tax system—they must grapple with and question the operation of other corporate tax systems. This subject seeks to develop an abilit...

  • Labour Standards and their EnforcementLAWS70197

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject addresses the relevant provisions of the key federal statute governing minimum employment standards in Australia, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), which is the centrepiece of Commonwealth statutory regulation of working conditions. The subject examines the mechanisms by which minimum wa...

  • Statutes in the 21st CenturyLAWS70404

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    In the first half of the 20th century most civil actions were for causes of action not much affected by statute: trespass, negligence, libel and slander, breach of contract and the various forms of equitable suit. Most criminal prosecutions were for offences created by statute but whose elements ...

  • Criminal Law and ProcedureLAWS50034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    There are many ways in which to construct the field of criminal law: it is related to public law in as much as it concerns the relation between the state and the citizen in democratic societies; it is related to the law of obligations (contracts and torts) but is concerned with public rather than...

  • Entertainment LawLAWS70273

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject examines some legal aspects of a modern entertainment industry – in particular, contractual arrangements and intellectual property rights, as well as publicity and privacy rights. Particular reference will be made to the United States, home of the largest entertainment industry in th...

  • Cross-Border LitigationLAWS50050

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will examine, from an advanced and specialist point of view, the rules applicable to the court determination of cross-border disputes in Australia, in particular the issues of civil jurisdiction (including both the existence and discretionary exercise of jurisdiction), applicable law...

  • Tax of Business and Investment IncomeLAWS70002

    Offered:Semester 1, SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This core tax subject is designed to explore in detail the fundamental principles of income tax, fringe benefits tax and capital gains tax in relation to business and investment. It will provide the requisite skills and knowledge to identify and better deal with income tax problems that arise in ...

  • Internat and Comparative Competition LawLAWS70301

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will provide students with international and comparative insights into a field of growing significance to practitioners in Australia and the region. While the subject will focus on the federal antitrust law of the United States (‘US’) and the competition law of the European Union (‘E...

  • Trade Marks and Unfair CompetitionLAWS70046

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is concerned with the laws in Australia that protect trade marks and relevant aspects of New Zealand law on this topic. Trade marks play a pivotal role in the marketing of goods and services, and generally are one of a trader‘s most valuable assets. The protection of trade marks is t...

  • Negotiation and Dispute ResolutionLAWS90080

    Offered:AprilYear:2019Quotas apply

    This highly interactive subject will give students practice-relevant skills for negotiation and dispute resolution. Negotiating effectively involves being able to change the conversation, shifting from adversarial to collaborative approaches. The best negotiators are also skilled at structuring p...

  • Tax in PracticeLAWS90159

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Today’s tax professional requires a combination of technical tax expertise and a deep understanding of the practical aspects of providing tax advice. This subject will be presented in a panel style and cover the latest developments in the essential practical skills required by employers in the ta...

  • New Media and CommunicationsLAWS70182

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The internet has given rise to new modes of communication. Services such as Netflix, Facebook and Google pose significant challenges for traditional models of communications regulation. At present, traditional media are arguably among the most heavily regulated sectors of the Australian economy, ...

  • Patent LawLAWS70021

    Offered:February, OctoberYear:2019Quotas apply

    For at least 400 years, patent law has been the primary regulatory mechanism for optimising innovation. With more than two million patent applications filed annually around the world, the patent system is both highly complex and of great economic importance. This subject provides the foundational...

  • Trade Mark PracticeLAWS90035

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject builds on the material covered in the Trade Marks and Unfair Competition subject. Trade Mark Practice is primarily concerned with the procedures and practices of the Australian Trade Marks Office in obtaining and maintaining registered trademarks and relevant aspects of New Zealand t...

  • Corporate Tax BLAWS70008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This advanced corporate tax subject provides an in-depth analysis of the tax rules for Australia‘s largest public and private consolidated corporate groups, and the rules for use of losses by companies and corporate groups. It includes detailed discussion of the latest reforms in these highly tec...

  • MediationLAWS90039

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Mediation has developed over the past twenty years from the legal fringes to become the process which resolves more legal disputes than any other. The aim of this course, building on concepts studied in the JD compulsory subject LAWS90140 Disputes and Ethics (formerly LAWS50027 Dispute Resolution...

  • Human Rights AdvocacyLAWS70186

    Offered:AugustYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a collaborative effort to reflect on, critique, appreciate, and learn about international advocacy that responds to global injustice using a human rights framework.  It provides a map of the field of international human rights advocacy—its dominant forms of action, strategies, and...