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  • Internat and Comparative Competition LawLAWS70301

    Offered:Not offered in 2017Quotas 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...

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  • Schemes of ArrangementLAWS70316

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    In the field of takeovers, company mergers and other corporate reconstructions, schemes of arrangement are playing an ever increasing role. In the takeover sphere, schemes have often been used in recent times as an alternative to using the takeover provisions in Chapter 6 of the Corporations Act ...

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  • Structure of Aboriginal LanguagesLING40005

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    This subject is an investigation of the phonological, grammatical and semantic features of Australian Aboriginal languages. We will look in detail at Australian Aboriginal languages from a typological perspective, consider a range of characteristic linguistic features, and explore the ways in whi...

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  • Experimental PhoneticsLING40008

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    This subject involves the instrumental study of spoken language. Students should become familiar with basic techniques commonly used to analyse the acoustics and articulation of sound sequences, and prosody (eg. stress and intonation).The relationship of these techniques to current models of spee...

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  • Regulation of Health PractitionersLAWS70401

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    Over the past few years there have been profound changes in the regulation of the health professions. Fourteen major professions are now included in a new national scheme. All of the registered professions are covered by the same legislation for accreditation, registration and the monitoring of p...

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  • US Intellectual Property LawLAWS70406

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    Intellectual property is an increasingly contested field – both nationally and internationally. Different states’ intellectual property laws manifest different attitudes towards the defining policy tension in this field of law: how to encourage and reward innovative activity, while ensuring that ...

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  • Australians Detained AbroadLAWS70407

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    According to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, at least two Australians per day are arrested in an overseas country in relation to alleged offences. Many of those arrested are subsequently detained and their detention poses challenges related to consular assistance and for effective le...

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  • Chinese Corporate Law and SecuritiesLAWS70408

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    Given the increasingly strong economic tie between Australia and China, there is an ever-growing need to have an advanced knowledge of Chinese laws, in particular those concerning the company and securities market. This specialist subject is designed to provide students with an opportunity to st...

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  • Constitutional Problems in ComparisonLAWS70411

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    This subject responds to the increasingly globalised nature of constitutional law by examining significant constitutional questions that recur across various legal systems. Comparative study of constitutions provides a deeper, more systematic understanding of constitutional law and governance. I...

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  • Elements of LegislationLAWS70417

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    Do judges make law? If they do, how is the law that they make different from that which legislatures make? Do legislatures have intentions? In legal systems that subscribe to the principle of legislative supremacy, are there any limits to what the legislature can enact? Is it better that courts b...

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  • Contract TerminationLAWS70444

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    Contract is central to the legal regulation of most commercial and economic activity, and underlies many specialist areas of legal practice. As market costs and values move, many contracts become increasingly valuable to one party and burdensome to the other. One party’s ability to terminate, or ...

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  • United States Sports LawLAWS70165

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    This subject is for those interested in how United States (US) intercollegiate, Olympic and professional sports are internally structured and governed and externally regulated by a wide variety of federal and state laws. Those who have taken this subject say it provides ‘great insights into the U...

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  • Comparative Superannuation LawLAWS90012

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    The Australian superannuation system has become a world-wide model for occupational pension plans for other countries to emulate, especially as many countries face increasingly-ageing populations and the need to develop effective retirement-saving systems. The Australian system’s mandatory, defin...

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  • International Dispute ResolutionLAWS90022

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    International dispute resolution has increased dramatically in recent years, with the emergence of complex mechanisms for resolving disputes between states and between states and other actors, including international organisations, corporations, and persons. Older mechanisms, such as the Internat...

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  • International Law and PoliticsLAWS90023

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    The course will examine the ways in which ‘political’ arguments and considerations intrude in the various fields of public international law and are then translated into legal doctrines and principles in legal practice. It will thus offer a contextual reading of the role of international law – us...

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  • Privacy and Regulation of SurveillanceLAWS90028

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    This subject examines the relationship between surveillance and privacy, with a particular focus on the challenge of regulating new surveillance technologies and protecting informational privacy. Beginning with a brief overview of the history of identification and mass surveillance (such as censu...

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  • State Taxes and DutiesLAWS70130

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    The Australian states and territories levy a wide number of taxes on business and individuals, including payroll tax, land tax, duties on conveyances, leases and other transfers, workers’ compensation levies and numerous smaller taxes. Interpreting and complying with this multitude of taxes, only...

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  • Writing and Publishing ReportsMGMT90134

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    This subject will help students to become better and more skilled readers and writers of research in the fields of business and commerce. Students will build competencies in academic literacy that will be directed toward reading, writing, and publishing in both corporate and academic contexts. Th...

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  • Advanced WritingMECM30008

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    This subject provides students with the skills to write at an advanced journalistic level. Lectures will present students with techniques that will enhance skills in interviewing, news judgement, narrative technique, researching, framing ideas, developing contacts and using off the record informa...

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  • The Practice of StatisticsMAST90027

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    This subject builds on methods and techniques learned in theoretical subjects by studying the application of statistics in real contexts. Emphasis is on the skills needed for a practising statistician, including the development of mature statistical thinking, organizing the structure of a statist...

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