LW5631 - Banking Law

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
For 2012 cohort and before: LW5653 and LW5602
For 2013 cohort and thereafter: LW5621, LW5622 and LW5602
Equivalent Course(s)
LW4631 or LW6109E
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to equip students with a sound general knowledge and conceptual understanding of aspects of banking law and aims to develop in students associated practical legal skills in the application of those principles to banking problems.  It also aim to introduce students to the law relating to negotiable instruments and the regulatory framework within which the banking system operates in Hong Kong.  At the same time, the course will enable students to develop analytical and problem-solving skills in relation to various aspects of banking law. This course will also enable students to understand the concept and understanding of the essential principles of banking law and to apply these principles to solve factual problems that arise especially in the banker-customer relationship.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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