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In this online Law of Investments and Financial Markets unit, provided by Open Universities Australia and RMIT University, you will gain a full understanding of the law relating to investments and financial markets in Australia. In particular, you will become familiar with capital market regulation in Australia, and non-public investments duties.
By completing this unit, you will become familiar with duties under the common law, market participants liabilities, the financial adviser's statutory duties and liabilities and the disciplinary and enforcement powers of regulators and authorities. You will also cover the ASIC Act and chapters 5C, 6D and 7 of the Corporations Act to ensure that you are acquainted with the relevant legislation.
An important aspect of this unit is understanding the regulatory framework in which the law operates, along with the legal issues affecting financial advisers. You will attain important skills in critical analysis and communication of these legal concepts, and develop the professional skills required to work in the financial services sector.
It is recommended that you complete the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge, prior to enrolling:
In this Law of Investments and Financial Markets unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit will give you valuable insight into the law of investments and financial markets, which may prepare you for a career in either the legal sector or in the business of investments and financial markets. The unit may also open up other career paths, as a comprehensive understanding of the law of investments and financial markets is a desirable knowledge set for any employee in a commercial setting.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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